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, I fall in love with the place all over again….

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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 before. The immense challenge that the volcanic landscape of Lanzarote…

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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 the city has been written by Sasha who, with his…

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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 use those trees as scratching posts” as he points to…

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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 I placed a post in a Facebook travel blogger group,…

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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 love to do while on the road, that’s visit vineyards…

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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 before heading into the mountains. The nice manicured tarmac turned…

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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 Wayne Rooney (UK soccer star, no chance), or I pay…

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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 the Bangkok market experience quite a challenge. Luckily for you,…

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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 through en-route to a safari. Even better if you do…

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