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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!

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 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 ...
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Where to find the best guided city tour of Nairobi

Nairobi Walking Tour: What to do with 24 Hours in Nairobi

If you are wondering what to visit if you are only in the city for a short time, a Nairobi ...
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11 of the best hotels in Bury St Edmunds from a local

Hotels in Bury St Edmunds: 11 of the best places to stay

As someone who has lived the majority of my life working in hotels and restaurants in the lovely market town ...
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What to see in Zaragoza Spain's fifth largest city

What to see in Zaragoza: 12 Unmissable Sites

Zaragoza is a historic city in northeast Spain and the capital of the region of Aragón. While it is far ...
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In one of the best day trips from Madrid you can visit Cuenca to see the Hanging Houses

The Best Day Trips from Madrid: 15 Awesome Ideas

Madrid is a wonderful city full of life. From the world-class museums and art galleries to the lively plazas and ...
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How to visit the Lanzarote Vineyards

Lanzarote Wineries: 10 Incredible Volcanic Vineyards ?

One of my stand-out experiences on my trip to the Canary Islands was visiting the moonscape Lanzarote wineries and indulging ...
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A Day Trip To Nikko From Tokyo | 10 Things Not To Miss

My first day trip to Nikko was 3 years ago. Since then it has become a favorite day trip from ...
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The Fuji Shibazakura Festival | Is It Really Worth It?

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival | Absolutely Worth The Hype

From April to May each year in Fujikawaguchiko in Japan, the Fuji Shibazakura Festival - 富士 芝 桜 まつり - ...
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What To Do In Kawaguchiko | 10 Ideas for Your Fuji Five Lakes Itinerary

What To Do In Kawaguchiko | 10 Ideas for Your Fuji Five Lakes Itinerary

Having just made my fourth trip to the Fuji Five Lakes area, I like to think I am well placed ...
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Wat Pho in Bangkok

5 Days Itinerary in Bangkok | Authentic City Guide and Blog

As with so many others, my first stop in Asia on my trip around the world was the bustling capital ...
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HP Elite Dragonfly vs Dell XPS 13

HP Elite Dragonfly vs Dell XPS 13: Which Is The Best Ultraportable?

It’s been quite some time – 1936 to be exact – since Konrad Zuse, a German engineer introduced the Z1 ...
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How to go about renting a scooter in Bali and traveling the island

Renting a scooter in Bali | How Much | Permit Info | Safety & Bribes

If your island plans include discovering temples, relaxing on secluded beaches or visiting coffee plantations, renting a scooter in Bali ...
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Madrid Airport to the City Centre | Your 5 Options Explained

The Spanish capital city of Madrid is perfect for a city break or as a base to explore many of ...
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Encrypted Laptop Travel Restrictions: 10 Tips For Travelling With Encrypted Data

If you regularly travel internationally with sensitive data on a laptop, it is a good idea to have an understanding ...
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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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What you need to know about Monasterio de Piedra

A Visit to Monasterio de Piedra Natural Park

I wasn't really sure of what to expect when visiting the Monasterio de Piedra, I had never heard of it ...
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A Visit to Ayutthaya Historical Park | Complete Guide

The Ayutthaya Historical Park is the epicentre of what was once the great empire of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. An ancient ...
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Elephants attacked by wilds dogs at Elephant Sands Campsite in Botswana

Attack of the Wild Dogs at Elephant Sands in Botswana

“I wouldn’t put your tent there.” The guide warned me. “Why?” I enquired. “When the elephants come through in the ...
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A surprised monkey in the Ubud monkey forest

Ubud Monkey Forest Bali – Helpful Guide and FAQs

I can never miss the chance to interact with my primate brothers so you can imagine my excitement about arriving ...
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It’s Spain’s fifth-largest city, capital of the Aragón region, and a place that one of the most influential artists in the country called home, but is Zaragoza worth visiting?

Is Zaragoza worth visiting? Yes, and here’s why

It’s Spain’s fifth-largest city, capital of the Aragón region, and a place that one of the most influential artists in ...
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Earning As a Digital Nomad: The Truth Behind the Lifestyle Misconceptions

The digital nomad lifestyle is one of the fastest-growing ways to earn income with no signs of slowing down. As ...
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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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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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19 of the Best Things to do in Bury St Edmunds: Insider Tips

I spend so much time writing about other places, so I thought why not take a moment to reflect on ...
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Plan your visit to Segovia

Day trip to Segovia from Madrid: How to get there and what to do

Easily accessible by high-speed train, A day trip to Segovia from Madrid Segovia is one of my favorite days out, ...
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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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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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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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Looking back to the copper coloured peaks

28 of the Best Things to do on Lanzarote: Your Island Guide

Many visitors are tempted to Lanzarote by the offers of cheap all-inclusive resorts found across the island. However, there is ...
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The entrance of the town of Belchite tours

A Belchite Tour: The Ghost Town of the Spanish Civil War

Belchite sits almost untouched since it was destroyed in the Spanish Civil War The ghost town of Belchite must be ...
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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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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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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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How to visit the Thailand Monkey Temple

? Visiting Thailand’s Lopburi Monkey Temple: Advice and FAQs

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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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