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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!

The Villages of Sierra Francia Salamanca

Every time I visit the Sierra de Francia mountains, and I’m lucky I have family there so visits are regular, ...
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How to visit the Lanzarote Vineyards

10 Top Lanzarote Vineyards You Can Visit And More

Welcome to La Geria - Lanzarote’s Wine Growing Region The vineyards of Lanzarote are unlike anything I have ever experienced ...
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What to do in Cartagena, Colombia

Your guide to visiting Cartagena, Colombia

As Colombia continues it's travel renaissance, Cartagena de Indias is quickly emerging as one of the worlds hot destinations. This guide to ...
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Getting close to wild African Elephants at Elephant Sands campsite

The Attack at Elephant Sands Campsite

“I wouldn’t put your tent there.” The guide warned me. “Why?” I enquired. “When the elephants come through in the night they ...
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Sunset at U Bein bridge in Mandalay

10 tips for taking great sunset photos

I LOVE sunset photos, and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in that. In fact, this was proved recently when ...
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San Martín del Castañar and Versos Microbodega

The villages of Sierra de Francia’s are quite a micro region for wine, and if there is one thing I ...
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La Pena de Francia Monastery near Salamanca

La Peña de Francia – A mountaintop Monastery

Arriving in La Sierra de Francia’s Leaving Ciudad Rodrigo behind we passed through the small village of Serradilla del Arroyo ...
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Rent a scooter in Bali and explore the island

Renting a scooter in Bali, what you need to know and where I went wrong

I had three options. Either they arrest me and take me to prison (didn't like that), I introduce them to ...
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Visiting the markets of Bangkok

10 must read tips on surviving a Bangkok street market

A Bangkok inspired cocktail of hangovers, pushy sales, tuk-tuks and scam artists are not a great combination and make surviving ...
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Where to find the best guided city tour of Nairobi

The best Nairobi city tour I could have wished for

A Nairobi day tour is a wonderful way to see a captivating capital, a city that many people simply pass ...
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How to visit the Thailand Monkey Temple

Visiting Thailand’s Lopburi Monkey Temple: What you need to know

People often ask a traveller "What's the best place you have ever been to?" Although it is an impossible question ...
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Awesome one day walking tour of London

London in a day, the ultimate walking tour

If you are planning a trip to travel around the UK, there is no doubt that at some point you ...
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What to do in Livingstone Zambia, visiting the Victoria Falls and guide to Devil's Pool

Your guide to Livingstone and Devil’s Pool Zambia

I was the last to jump. The other five were cheering as I strode confidently to the edge, but then ...
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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

What you need to know: A day trip to Segovia from Madrid

Easily accessible by high-speed train, Segovia is one of the best day trips from Madrid, and really easy to do ...
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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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What you need to know before visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest

Visiting Ubud and the Monkey Forest – what you need to know

I can never miss the chance to interact with my primitive brothers so you can imagine my excitement about arriving ...
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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 & Nacimiento Del Rio Cuervo Did you miss part one? ...
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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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The finest beaches in Indonesia

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

A Visit to Marques De Riscal in La Rioja

There are many great vineyards in Spain, especially in La Rioja, one of the oldest and most famous bodegas is Marques ...
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The Rubbish Cathedral in Mejorada Del Campo

Catedral de Justo: One Man's Dream, Another Man's Rubbish Dump So I heard about a pretty amazing Cathedral the other day, ...
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