Visiting Latvia

Visiting Gauja National Park from Riga, Latvia

I’ll be honest and confess that I hadn’t heard of Gauja National Park until I came across this blog while searching for content in Latvia but now have it as…

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Visit Colmar, a beautiful town in Alsace

An introduction to Colmar

 Overview: Colmar is one of the well-known gems of Alsace, the region of France that borders Germany. It’s rumoured to have inspired the setting for Beauty and the Beast but whether or…

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Visit the Dolomites

Six Days in the Dolomites – stunning Italian mountains

 Overview: Often confused with the Italian Alps, The Dolomites are actually their own small mountain range (albeit it connected to The Alps) located in Northen Italy. Famous for their characteristically steep…

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Mysteries of the Jagannath Temple and Rath Yatra

8 Mysteries of Jagannath Temple, Puri

 Overview: I wasn’t familiar with the Jagannath Temple before reading this post, now I am, and I’m fascinated by it.  It comes from Voyager, a top travel blog from Indian…

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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 stay while visiting the temples of Angkor Wat which are…

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Hiking the West Highland Way

Why you have to hike the West Highland Way (if you like hiking)

Stretching for 151km (93.8mi) from Milngavie (not far from Glasgow) to Fort William, the West Highland Way is the oldest long-distance path in Scotland and by far the top choice…

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Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

 Overview: To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in…

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South Africa Road Trip safety advice and what to see

A One Month South African Road Trip: Driving from Kruger to Cape Town

 Overview: A road trip through South Africa . . . sounds amazing right? But where would you even start with regard to planning? Well, right here in fact. If you…

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The puppeteer and the magician’s ghetto of Delhi - The Kathputli Colony

The puppeteer and the magician’s ghetto of Delhi

 Overview: The beauty of travel isn’t just in the destinations you reach but the people you meet and the stories you discover.  Each and every person has their own tale…

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Visiting the Agrasen Ki Baoli

Agrasen Ki Baoli – An Ancient Stepwell in Delhi

 Overview: This post from top Indian travel blog, desi Traveler, introduces you to the Agrasen Ki Baoli in New Delhi. At over 1000 years old, the architecture is in stark…

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