John McCabe

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom


  • Respected Member
  • Member since Jun 14, 2010
  • 6 trips
  • 136,668 kms travelled
  • 39 countries visited
  • 441 photos
  • 42 forum entries
  • 125 guide edits
  • 15 blog entries

About @mohn

Male • Ex-software engineer

Tried the rat race - didn't like it. Spent 4 years travelling around the world - liked it. Now trying to find something to combine the money-earning aspect of the former with the satisfaction aspect of the latter - not yet found it.

After finishing my RTW, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available as an eBook at Amazon and other outlets.

I didn't know about Travellerspoint until I came back from my RTW - my blog from that trip is therefore elsewhere at I am using Travellerspoint to blog my trips since I came home.

  • Hobbies:

    Chocolate, crosswords, Italo disco, cats

  • Favourite places:

    Overall: China
    People: Colombia, Sudan, Uganda, Malawi, Swaziland, Thailand, Laos
    Landscapes: Patagonia, Namibia
    Wildlife: Amazonia, Galapagos Islands, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Borneo, Madagascar
    Cities: London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Buenos Aires, St Petersburg
    Towns/villages: Ilha de Mocambique, Ubud

  • Elsewhere:
There's only so much you can learn in one place


India 2005/2006

18 Nov 2005 - 05 Jan 2006 • 11,446 kms

India Afghanistan

Australia II 2006

• 12,977 kms


Australia I 2006

• 14,615 kms


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