Travelling Sick

Howdy all on this Thursday. Here in Melbourne the weather is as crazy as it’s ever been, making it’s way into the high-30s only to fall rapidly into the low twenties and the skies open up. Last week we had 44 degrees, today the forecast maximum is 21 but by Sunday it will be back …

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City Rumble – Berlin versus Moscow

Okay. So here I’ve set myself up haven’t I? This is a really tricky face off between two BIG cities. One I’ve already had in a rumble before – that’s Moscow, when it faced off against compatriot Saint Petersburg. It didn’t quite win the race there. Will it fair any better against Germany’s capital? Read …

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Travel Memories – Cambodia (Part Two)

Folks, the sequel to last week’s Travel Memories Cambodia Part One is here! I carefully and thoughtfully named it ‘Travel Memories – Part Two’ because you know, I’m very creative 🙂 Sooo last week I had recounted the journey from Bangkok through Poipet and Battambang to Siem Repp and the Temples of Angkor. This week …

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Sunday Spotlight – Salta (Argentina)

Argentina really is a fabulous place to explore. I barely touched the surface, with only three places visited plus a day trip from Buenos Aires. It’s a land of contrasts and great natural beauty, of seas and mountains, and cities too. Whilst Buenos Aires is a genuine ‘big city’, with amazing buildings and scale not …

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Travel Memories – Cambodia (Part One)

Hi all! Cambodia has been in my thoughts lately since I outlined my travel itinerary from 2000 when I visited the country. It was a significant country on my travelling journeys, after 14 months at home following my first backpacking adventure in 1999, I could scarcely believe I was off again November 2000 for another …

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Little Places – Kampot, Cambodia

Hi all. 'Little Places' today is taking me back to the year 2000. It was November-December and I was on my second ever solo backpacking trip, and first stop was South East Asia. Cambodia was the country to be explored, and I had met up with three random travellers who had connected on the Lonely …

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