Category Archives: Kindle books

Ebooks, Regrets and Not Enough Time!

Hi folks. I thought I’d just do a quick blog today as time is precious and reflect on my ebooks. For those who don’t know, In 2011-2012 I started work on getting some of my writing published – self-published as ebooks. They began with a book I’d started years earlier called ‘Dhaka to Dakar’ about my journey from Bangladesh to

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Gateway Countries – Cameroon (West Africa)

  Welcome to another ‘Gateway Countries’ blog, this time I am heading to West Africa. Please note – WEST Africa. I haven’t been much to the rest of Africa, bar Ethiopia, and I’m sure as an introduction to the whole continent, there are easier countries to start with such as South Africa for example. West Africa though is different, and

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Gateway Countries – Vietnam

Yes, the Friday series is back with another ‘gateway country’. This week we head on down to South East Asia, and just to shock and awe and confound you, I’m not calling ‘Thailand’ on the region, rather I am going with Vietnam as the best gateway to the region. In a region which boasts Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and more, it

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Short Journeys: Central Asia

Hi all. Just a quick mid-week post to let you all know that I have combined my Short Journeys: Kazakhstan & Short Journeys: Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan books together to make Short Journeys: Central Asia. It seemed a logical thing to do, to pair them together in case someone was interested in all three countries. This combined edition is available now

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Beautiful Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia

Howdy all! Today I want to take you to a seriously beautiful place on this planet, in a country in Southern Europe you might not have visited but if not, should definitely be on your list! Slovenia is a wonderful mix of history and nature. Ljubljana is an amazing capital with a castle, rivers, gorgeous bridges and cobblestone streets. The

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Short Journeys Vietnam

Howdy all! My latest Short Journeys is out on Amazon! After some feverish editing and at one point the original file disappearing completely from my computer (yes, it wasn’t a great moment), the latest of my ebooks is out for Amazon Kindle. The Short Journeys series books are full of anecdotes, experiences, opinions and reviews on the places I stayed

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Secret Tokyo

Tokyo is a pretty big place. A really big place. Heck, it’s HUGE. There’s so many districts and place, temples, train lines, it’s a major headache to navigate at times and pick up your Lonely Planet guide book and look at the Tokyo section and you don’t know where to start. What to see first, what’s worth seeing and what’s

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Sunday Spotlight : Bukhara

Hello! And welcome to the Sunday Spotlight. Each Sunday I aim to provide a post about somewhere in the world I’ve visited that is pretty darned awesome, in my opinion at least. I hope this Easter everyone is safe and enjoying a relaxing weekend with their families and friends. As for me, well, I am off to Mount Fuji today,

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