The Bizarre Nursultan – Through My Lens

Today I am looking at it's incredible, if very 'different' capital, the renamed 'Nursultan'. Formerly known as Astana, it's been renamed after their former President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has his own museum in the city. Modern Nursultan has more strange and indeed impressive buildings that I've had hot dinners. So come and see what the Kazakh capital is all about!

Melbourne’s Beautiful Shrine of Remembrance

One spot in Melbourne that I think often gets overlooked by visitors is its amazing Shrine of Remembrance, which is located on St Kilda roads in the precinct of the Botanical Gardens. It sees its fair share of visitors without being massively busy, I visited it a few weeks back and frankly was surprised by …

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Little Places – Royal Gaitor, Jaipur, India

Head to Jaipur, Rajasthan and take a tour. It’s sure to include a site known as the ‘Royal Gaitor’. It’s not far from the city walls (but it is outside), but it doesn’t seem to rate in the pantheon of sites of Jaipur – from the city palace to the Amber Fort which is a …

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A Tour of the Sydney Opera House

If there are three main images of landmarks that foreigners associate with Australia, I’m guessing they are Uluru, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the incredible building that sits opposite it over the harbour just a tad, the Sydney Opera House. I visited at some point as a kid, I don’t really remember when exactly, but …

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Jodhpur’s Incredible Mehrangarh Fort

If there were an award for most amazing fort of the year that I dished out from my blog, then the clear winner for 2018 would be Mehrangarh Fort, sitting atop a rocky hill 420 feet above the blue city of Jodhpur. Why – I visited forts in Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Delhi whilst in India …

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