Author: Oli Lynch

Freelance content manager and CEO of Sentient Creative. Oli is a keen blogger, regular traveller and sports fanatic.

Travel broadens the mind, this much is true. But is is hard on the pocket. Which is why it’s good to know how to find cheap flights. There are a myriad options to search for flights online, with a huge selection of flight search engines. From Momondo or CheapoAir to Skyscanner, we all have our favourite. But if you’re looking for bargain flights, there are a few tips you can follow. Which, conveniently, we’ve summed up below… How nice of us, right? 1. Be flexible The best way to find cheap flights is to have a broad date range when…

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Sightseeing is so last decade. It’s time to go full adventure mode. We look at the Global Playboy’s top adventure travel destinations to get your thrill fix… First things first, what do we mean by adventure travel? Well, an adventure travel destination is a country or region where you can experience either extreme sports, or indulge in a spot of outdoor activity. This could be anything from hiking or wild swimming, to base jumping or ski touring. We’re all about sustainable and eco-friendly travel here at GP, so we won’t be mentioning anything like hunting animals. And, as part of…

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There are plenty of great rums out there. But we recently had the opportunity to a review a new rum made in England: Old Salt Rum. So how does this British spirit stand up to the established brands from the more traditional Caribbean rum producing nations? Check out our Old Salt Rum review to find out! English rum?? Yup. We do love our spirits here in the UK, and we’re happy to try our hand at making them too. And so the English Spirit Distillery, who already made a big variety of drinks including gin, vodka, sambuca (!) and limoncello…

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New year, new you? If you’re looking to burn fat and get an enviable physique, you’ll want to work towards getting lean. But how can guys get lean and build muscle? It’s one of those things where the theory is easier than the practice. And, the truth is, it’ll also depend massively on things like your lifestyle, your diet and even your body goals. That said, there are a number of golden rules that you do need to follow if you want to get lean and toned. These are plenty of diet and fitness plans out there in web land…

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Getting into the world of cryptocurrencies? It’s a massive sector with so much potential for residual income. A good way to do this is to earn interest on your crypto holdings. Known as staking, there are an increasingly broad selection of staking platforms on the market. So, we’re going to help you make sense of them. There are many platforms that offer staking rewards in crypto, but which offers the best staking rewards? First up… What is staking crypto? Staking is earning interest on your crypto currency holdings. You essentially put your money into a ‘staking account’ and you begin…

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There are a lot of crypto related buzzwords around at the moment, and one of them is DeFi. If you’ve not get your head around the whole blockchain or Bitcoin tech, don’t worry – this one is quite simple. And the great thing about DeFi is it can be a really simple stepping stone into the world of investing in your future. But what is DeFi? And is it something you really need in your life right now? (Spoiler alert: Definitely). What is DeFi? Defi stands for decentralized finance. What this effectively means that your money is stored in a…

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If you’re a whisky fan, you’ve probably already tried a Talisker whisky or two. Talisker are a reliably great scotch whisky maker, based in the Isle of Skye, and if you’ve tried any of their whiskies before, you’ve probably tried the excellent 10 year old single malt. Talisker whiskies are known for their smoky notes, with an unmistakably maritime saltiness. So how does their homage to their home island fit into this canon? Check out our review of the new Talisker Skye. First tasting: Talisker Skye From the start, you know you’re in for a treat with the Talisker Skye.…

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Wanna go skiing or snowboarding, but no so keen on those long transfers? Yeah, we hear ya. Sometimes sitting in a bus or taxi for 3 hours is just not an option – for example for a long weekend trip, with family or just if you don’t wanna do all that travel. So, we’ve put together this handy list of European ski resorts with short transfer times. By short, we mean under 2 hours from a major international airport. Of course, this will all depend on how you transfer. For example, hiring a private transfer will be much quicker than…

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Making sense of the crypto currency sphere can be overwhelming. There’s a lot of information to digest if you’re serious about crypto investing, and doing analysis or finding upcoming projects worth investing in can be hard. Luckily, there are lots of great crypto influencers who can make it easier for you. Why follow crypto influencers? Well, these guys understand the market, spot upcoming projects, know how to do analysis and often call market moves well in advance. So if you’re wondering where to put your money, when to take profits or even what the hell you’re actually doing, a crypto…

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Setting up an online business is easier than ever. And there is so much opportunity to make money online, that more people than ever are setting up websites. From ecommerce to affiliate marketing, the potential for profit seems limitless. However getting your business seen is the tricky part. With 500,000 new websites created every day, and thousands of new businesses going under every year, having a strategy is key for success. One thing you might have heard is that blogs for business are one of the best ways to get organic search traffic. But is this true? Do you need…

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Glued to Instagram? Find yourself scrolling Facebook or Linkedin whenever you’re not doing anything. Social media addiction is a thing, and it has real health impacts. And that’s why you should delete social media, and not look back. Thank me later 😉 Bold statement? Sure. And you can be forgiven for thinking that this might be a bit ambitious for a young person in todays world. After all, how can you communicate with friends if you’re not on Snapchat, Insta, TikTok etc. But hear me out here. You do not need social media. Social media needs you… Our dependence on…

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Looking for the best place to hit the slopes this year? Check out our recommended places to ski or snowboard in 2021/22. Europe isn’t short of some great ski and snowboard destinations, with something for everyone whatever your level of budget. The pandemic of 2020/21 has undoubtedly caused disruption and damage, but with our sights set on the ski season for 2021 and 2022, it looks likely that the ski season will be going ahead. Fingers crossed. But where should you go? There’s no arguing with the fact that France and Switzerland rule the roost for best skiing in terms…

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There are many reasons people choose to move abroad, from a change of culture to a need to live life to the fullest. If you’ve decided you want to escape your home town, or country, sometimes you just gotta do it. But where to? Where can you go, how can you get there, and what do you need to do to make sure you’re comfortable when you get there? And how much does it cost to move abroad? The world is an easier place to move around these days, pandemic notwithstanding. And whatever your goals in life, there are plenty…

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Stock trading is an exciting and potentially profitable activity. You can use as little or as much of your money to invest in some of the world’s biggest companies, and maybe make some great money from their success. But, how do you know who to invest in? And when should you time your investments, and when should you take profits? These are just a few of the aspects of trading any of the financial markets, including stock trading. One way to take the strain is to use paid signals. But what does this actually involve? What is a paid signals…

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If you’ve been planning a digital detox, you’re not alone. Many of us suffer from some form of internet or digital addiction, and it’s changing how we interact with the world. And I don’t mean that in a good way. Studies have shown that people who stop using digital devices for five days or more find it easier to read emotions and interact socially. Don’t think you’re that bad with your device? Heres some crazy stats for you… The average person checks their smartphone at least every 12 minutesUK adults spend 25 hours a week online on average – that’s…

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Ah the Playboy lifestyle. The envy of both men and women around the world. After all, who wouldn’t want to live the life of Hugh Hefner or James Bond? Although the playboy lifestyle seems like an unattainable dream for many, it is one that most of us can achieve. So how can you live an enviable lifestyle, even if you’re not as rich as Hugh Hefner, or without a shady government agency backing you like James Bond? To answer that, first we’ll need to ask…. What is the playboy lifestyle? The image of a playboy is that of a gentleman…

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You might have heard someone refer to wild swimming, and perhaps wondered what the hell they’re talking about. Isn’t swimming just, well… Swimming? The term is especially popular in the UK, where there does seem to be quite a growth in ‘wild swimming’ clubs in recent years. But what is wild swimming, and is it something you need to get involved with? What exactly is wild swimming? The wild aspect of wild swimming refers to swimming anywhere that isn’t a contained or man-made area, such as swimming pool or lido. So yes, wild swimming is pretty much just swimming. The…

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It’s been a good year for remote workers. With the pandemic making remote work mainstream, several countries have introduced digital nomad visas, with Spain now adding to that list. Spain has long had a problem with unemployment and a shaky economy. A digital nomad visa for Spain is seen as a way to attract high earning long stay visitors to this attractive destination in a bid to boost the tourism economy. But what are the details? How long can digital nomads stay in Spain? How much does the new digital nomad visa cost? And what are the requirements for entry?…

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OK, so I’ve been eyeing up compound trading for a while and I’ve finally taken the plunge. Today I placed my first trade on Binance to start my compound trading journey from 1k to… Well, whatever I can get to. I’m planning on documenting this on this website, so if you’re interested in how this progresses, keep an eye out or follow us on Twitter. It’s all because of a kinda friendly joshing I had from a buddy on a WhatsApp group I’m in. We’re a casual bunch of crypto traders, and until now I had decided to focus on…

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Google Ads is the most popular online advertising platform, and the one with the biggest reach by far. Whatever your business model, your target audience, or your product, chances are Google Ads offers an option for you. The problem with Google Ads however is that getting it right is actually quite tricky. People expect that setting up their Adwords campaign will result in lots of traffic, and loads of conversions. Not the case. It can take time for your Ads to start generating a consistent flow of traffic and a decent return on ad spend (ROAS). In this post, I’ll…

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Sex tourism is nothing new, it’s actually something that has been around since humans first started to travel for fun. Seriously, the Romans loved to travel and they had a penchant for prostitution. But in todays modern world, where do we stand with sex tourism? Is sex tourism something that is acceptable? And actually, what defines sex tourism? It’s a term that is often frowned upon, with many looking down on those who travel for sex. But the truth is that travelling to get laid is not uncommon. Look at the hedonistic activities in Ibiza, Miami or on the backpacker…

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