Things I Said I’d NEVER Do (Again)

Well howdy all and happy New Week! I hope you are well wherever you may be, as this corona crisis shows no signs of abating. As I write this a few days ahead of time, here in Melbourne things having been getting worse and we are all in lockdown again. Not a big change for …

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My Favorite Cities in India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan

Folks, I’ve taken you to all parts of the globe, at least as far as I’ve been, and shared my favourite cities. But this here is my last post in this regard. And some great cities and towns on this list. I always find it impossible to lump what is sometimes called the ‘sub-continent’ in …

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Still in Lockdown! – More Stories from Around the World

Yes - we're all still in lockdown in most countries across the world, so here is the third (and most likely final) in my series of lockdown stories from across the world. Today I am joined by Gino, a YouTubing travelling from Romania and the USA, friend of the blog from his own blog and …

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City Rumble – Kolkata versus Dhaka

Howdy all, and it’s time for another face off between two opposing cities. Both in the Bengal area, but in different neighbouring countries, we have the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka facing off with the city that put Mother Theresa on the map, the city formerly known as Calcutta, Kolkata. Kolkata sits in the eastern part of …

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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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Jaswant Thada – Jewel in Jodhpur’s Crown!

As readers should know, I loved Jodhpur when I visited a few months back now, in fact it became my favourite city in Rajasthan. It sits slightly below and to the side of the incredible Mehrangarh Fort which watches over the whole city of Jodhpur. In fact, it’s only a very short walk from the …

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