Travel Articles & Guides

Berat Albania Trave Guide
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Is Berat, Albania the Balkans cutest city?

'Our guest house is in the Castle' I slowly repeated to the police man again. He wagged his finger at me, waved his hands around in the air like a snake and then grinned like a big kid. We would learn that translated to 'Move your god damn car...'
Caen & Bayeux in France
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Castles, Crepes and Quite Reflection: Caen & Bayeux City Break

The north of France is full of history with Caen and Bayeux being no exception. An easy day trip from Paris, or stop over night to visit the famous tapestry and castle of William the Conqueror. Unless you get distracted by wine and cheese...
Stockholm Weekend City Guide
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Stockholm itinerary without breaking the bank

Stockholm in summer is a city known for its sky high prices but it does not need to cost a bomb. Get creative and you can enjoy one of my favourite cities without breaking the bank. From Kayaks to Ice Bars its time for a last minute trip...
The West Bank
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Palestine: Jericho and the unexpected west bank

People drank coffee, tea or the locally brewed beer. Shop keepers laugh as they exchange banter with their customers. It was a normal day in the West Bank...
HongKongPhotography
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10 Best Budget Things in Hong Kong

I teamed up with Travelex to discover the sights, sounds and buzz of Hong Kong... on a budget! But don't think saving every penny, think getting #LuxuryForLess in this electric city...
Cinque Terre is one of the most beautiful places in Italy
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Cinque Terre in photos: A quick guide to Italy’s five lands

So, a few weeks ago a National Geographic editor whittled down 24k+ images to 32 on the theme of Reflection, and somehow one of mine made the cut. No credit to me, have you seen how photogenic Cinque Terre is...
Sunset
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Brain Haemorrhages and Bucket-lists

“I was in a coma. 10% chance of making it. My memory was deemed gone.” - We throw around the word Bucketlist these days, but what happens when you get the second chance to write it? How does it lead you to the slums of Delhi?
Italy hidden gem, Camogli
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Checking into Camogli, The Best of Italy

Portofino and Cinque Terre might get all the attention in this region of Italy but the colourful, small and often over looked Camogli deserves a check in to enjoy the simple slower life.
Best Accommodation Sri Lanka
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11 Alternative Accommodation options

Bored of Hotels? Want to get local? Need a free place to crash or fancy something new? Whether you are broke, intrigued or looking to settle down these 12 travel accommodation ideas could help find your next 'home'...
Mount Bromo Sunrise
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49 Reasons to visit Indonesia

With 17,000+ Islands cutting it down to 49 reasons was no easy task. But, just in case I don't make myself clear. The memo is: Clear your diary and get straight to Indonesia...
Gili Islands
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The Gili Islands Guide

Surrounded by crystal clear coral waters, beautiful beaches, snorkel, scuba, turtles, those sunsets and the odd methanol poisoning. Which Gili Island is the right one for you?
A weekend in Northern France with Brittany Ferries
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A weekend in Northern France with Brittany Ferries

Castles, cheese, crepes and character. Exploring Normandy and Brittany for the weekend is an ideal side trip from either Paris or by ferry from the South of England. Even if you keep failing your driving test like moi!
Cinque Terre Italy Travel Photography
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Finding silence in Cinque Terre

You come to Cinque Terre for beautiful villages, stunning photography and to gain at least a stone in carbohydrates. But in those almost haunted streets, if you listen careful, you might just find yourself...
Raja Ampat
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Raja Ampat Indonesia on a Budget

Something you don't often hear is Budget Raja Ampat - However it is possible, here are some tried and tested tips to help you get to these remote islands.
Dieng Plateau Indonesia
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Things To Do in Dieng Plateau, Indonesia

Dieng Plateau, Indonesia located in central Java is well worth a visit. See the volcanic plates, trek mountains and witness colour changing lakes all in one place. Here are five reasons you should visit...
Temples of Yogyakarta
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Yogyakarta Temples: Visiting Borobudur & Prambanan

Java, the largest of Indonesia's island's is home to two world class UNESCO temples. In Yogyakarta, Borobudur & Prambanan are standout sights.
Sunrise angkor wat photography
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Best Places to Visit in Asia

Backpacking around Asia has been incredible. From unforgettable Angkor Wat to gorgeous remote islands, these are some of my favourite spots.
Vietnam
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The A to Z of 26 Affordable Ways to Travel Asia

Jump on an Ojek, Explore with a Tuk-Tuk, Sail on a Junk Boat. The A to Z, 26 Ways to travel Asia cheap...
Venice Travel Guide
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Why I love Venice

It took four visits to be sure, but it can't be denied. My love for Venice goes beyond crowds and gondolas, it's the little moments that won my heart. My Venice travel guide is more photos and jumbled emotions than a list of must do's.
Dan Flying Solo
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Exploring Fraser Island with Unique Fraser

With highway-beaches-airport combos, crystal clear lakes, mantas, champagne pools and the only rainforest known to grow on sand Fraser Island is one unique place. As I learnt, you will want more than one day here...
Sri Lanka Tea Plantations
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Tea & Trains: Exploring Sri Lanka Hill Country

The breathtaking train from Kandy to Ella delivers you to Sri Lanka hill country. Tea plantations, rolling hills and a slower pace of life welcome you. This was one of my favourite parts of my journey through Sri Lanka, come find out why.
Where to stay in Bali
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Bali: Beautiful or Beyond Repair

Love it or hate it? There are two camps when it comes to Bali. From trashed beaches and trashy nightclubs to black sands, incredible culture and never ending natural beauty. Three visits gave me plenty of insight...
Oceania
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Whitehaven beach: The worlds finest?

The Whitsundays beach situation is usually summed up with the picture perfect Whitehaven beach. Where to start? Fly over or swim under? This one of those places that truly took my breath away, let me tell you why.
Sri Lanka Sigiriya
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Visiting Sigiriya Rock & The Dambulla Caves, Sri Lanka

Heights, seriously petrified! But, If I made it to the top then you can too. Climbing Sigiriya rock is well worth it, I have the photo proof right here! Come and explore one of Sri Lankas UNESCO world heritage sights and discover the remains of history.