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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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 will be spending some time in London as part of…

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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 the fear kicked in. The jump wasn’t big, but if…

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Plan your visit to Segovia

What you need to know: A day trip to Segovia from Madrid

Easily accessible by high-speed train, Segovia is one of the best day trips from Madrid, and really easy to do yourself. With one of the finest Roman aqueducts in Spain,…

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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 the border, or so we thought. The Poipet border is…

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What you need to know before visiting the Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud Monkey Forest Bali – know before you visit

I can never miss the chance to interact with my primitive brothers so you can imagine my excitement about arriving in Ubud and visiting a place named the Ubud Monkey…

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