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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Insider tips: 19 of the best things to do Bury St Edmunds

I spend so much time writing about other places, so I thought why not take a moment to reflect on the place I call home and introduce you to some…

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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 sleep in a place called Samoeng Resort, just outside a…

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Looking back to the copper coloured peaks

The best places in Lanzarote to visit: your island guide

I’ll be straight up about it, although Lanzarote has a mixed reputation around Europe, even attracting some unflattering nicknames such as Lanza-grotty, a little bit of me fell in love…

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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 to answer definitively, The Monkey Temple in Lopburi, Thailand, or…

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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, 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 – home to the Lanzarote vineyards The vineyards of Lanzarote are unlike anything I have ever experienced before. The immense challenge that the volcanic landscape of…

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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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