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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!

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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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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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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Looking back to the copper coloured peaks

9 Unforgettable Things to do on Lanzarote: Get out of the Resort

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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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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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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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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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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Getting close to wild African Elephants at Elephant Sands campsite

The Attack at Elephant Sands Campsite

Enjoy it? Give it a Pin “I wouldn’t put your tent there.” The guide warned me. “Why?” I enquired. “When ...
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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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Where to find the best guided city tour of Nairobi

Nairobi Walking Tour: The Best Thing you can do with 24 Hours in Nairobi

If you are wondering what to visit, a Nairobi walking tour is a wonderful way to enjoy the captivating capital ...
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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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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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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 you need to know before visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest

🙈 Ubud Monkey Forest Bali – What you need to know before you visit

I can never miss the chance to interact with my primitive brothers so you can imagine my excitement about arriving ...
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How to go about renting a scooter in Bali and traveling the island

🛵 Renting a scooter in Bali: How Much? Safety Tips and More

If your island plans include discovering temples, relaxing on secluded beaches or visiting coffee plantations, renting a scooter in Bali ...
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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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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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