What Kind of Travel do I do?

Last week I wrote a post about how the most important and enjoyable part of travel for me is the ‘journey’ part, the ‘getting there’. There are so many aspects to travel, and what is en vogue these days is ‘slow travel’. That’s basically taking your time and staying long term in places. A month …

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Know Before you Go – Visa for Russia

If Russia is a country you are considering visiting, then you’re best to start planning as well before your departure date as you can. For the Russian Visa is not as straight forward to organise as most others. Whereas visas seem to slowly being phased out, or replaced with Electronic Visas which you can get …

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Sunday Spotlight – Batumi, Georgia

Yes, another Sunday, another ‘Spotlight’, and today we’re heading to Georgia and its second (or maybe third) city of Batumi. It sits on the eastern edge of the Black Sea, and has a population of 155,000 or so (so not particularly big). However, it is pretty much Georgia’s second city, and it is by far …

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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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Ultimate Rajasthan Itinerary (IMO!)

Hi there. Well it’s been ages since I’ve done a post on itineraries, so I thought I might as well look at my two experiences in Rajasthan and put together what I would recommend doing/seeing if I had a bit longer. Because it’s a large state and frankly slower travel in India is much preferable …

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