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Discover Travel Blogs that have been written by me

It is important to me that I include personal content on my website as well as links to other bloggers. So here is a short list of blogs from myself. If you want to know more about me be sure to check out the About Me tab at the top menu there . . . Although you probably worked that out for yourself!

St Edmundsybury Cathedral Tower

19 Reasons to visit Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk

So . . . where is Bury St Edmunds? I get it all the time: "Hi! Where are you from?" ...
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Plan your visit to Segovia

A Day trip to Segovia from Madrid

Accessible by high-speed train, Segovia is a perfect destination for a day trip from Madrid. I recently visited for a ...
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The Thailand Cambodia Poipet Border crossing

Thailand Border Scam Poipet Style

Having negotiated our way out of the Dragons Lair, we were finally allowed back on the bus to head to ...
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What is a Liebster Award

The Liebster Award: My First Blog Award a Few Little Secrets and The Official Rules

I have my first award! Cue the trumpets, unroll the banners, I have finally made it. Let this be the ...
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Arriving in Nairobi: Mad taxis and culture shock

As we sat in traffic I noticed the minibus behind us create a unique solution. It simply left the road, ...
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A guided, walking tour of Nairobi

I met Charles on my second day in Nairobi, at first I was suspicious of him and his motivations. Being ...
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The colourful houses of Cuenca

A weekend in Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha

Part One - Cuenca and the Hanging Houses Skip to part two: Nacimiento Del Río Curevo and Los Callejones, also ...
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A Weekend in Cuenca, Nacimiento Del Río Cuervo

Part two - Into the mountains, Parque Natural Serranía de Cuenca Did you miss part one? Read about Cuenca and The ...
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Visiting the Monkey forest and rice fields of Ubud

Visiting Ubud and the Monkey Forest in Bali

Sunsets, Rice Fields and a Hostage in the Monkey Forest If you are visiting Bali you cannot miss the charms of Ubud, whether ...
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Motorbike on the Samoeng Loop

A scary night on the Samoeng Loop

As I write, I think I am about to die in some horrific way. I am trying to get some ...
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Milk Baby Scam Siem Reap

Be aware: Siem Reap’s “Milk for the baby” scam

Siem Reap is wonderful, the people are fascinating; the nightlife has a great buzz and of course the place to ...
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Discovering Jimmy's School in Siem Reap

Discovering Jimmy’s School in Siem Reap

Visiting Angkor Watt is surely close to the top of many traveller itineraries when in South East Asia, the majority ...
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Learning to surf in Kuta

How I learnt to surf in the paradise of Kuta, Lombok

Lying chest down on my board, gently bobbing up and down, I wait for the big one, the wave that ...
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Marques de Riscal vineyard

Visiting Marques De Riscal Vineyard in La Rioja

There are many great vineyards in Spain, especially in La Rioja, one of the oldest and most famous is Marques ...
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One Man’s Dream, Another Man’s Rubbish Dump: The Fascinating Cathedral in Mejorada Del Campo

So I heard about a pretty amazing Cathedral the other day, Catedral de Justo, or the Cathedral of Justo Gallego, ...
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Welcome to the Monkey Temple in Lopburi

Visiting the amazing Lopburi Monkey Temple

The Monkey Temple One of my favourite places that I have visited on my travels is a small town in Thailand ...
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10 tips on surviving a Bangkok market

A Bangkok inspired cocktail of hangovers, pushy sales, tuk-tuks and scam artists are not a good combination and can make ...
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How to clean your underwear in africa