Plan your visit to Segovia

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

Getting to Segovia from Madrid by train makes a day trip to Segovia easy. How to get there and what to do in the Roman city famed for its iconic aqueduct.

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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 of which will be staying in the town of Siem…

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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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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 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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How to visit the Thailand Monkey Temple

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

What you need to know about Thailand’s most famous monkey temple in Lopburi before you go. How to get there how to get the monkeys off you!

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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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