I Went to Iran – So You Don’t Have To!

Howdy all – Thursday means it’s time for me to take you to a place that in all likeliness you can’t get to right now, and recount my experiences for you. And today we look at the incredible Iran, a Middle Eastern country of some controversy in the last fifty years or so. Formerly known …

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New Zealand or Australia? Which One for What?

Ahhh hello yes. It’s a rivalry that sort of exists between two virtual neighbours – Australia and New Zealand. Australia is the world’s smallest continent, a large wide land of deserts, rain forests, beaches, mountains and more. New Zealand on the other hand is smaller. Comprised principally of the North and South Island, and is …

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City Rumble – King’s Landing Versus Winterfell

Westeros is a land of many variables and different climates. It’s certainly a great land of citadels and castles, such as Casterly Rock and the serene Highgarden. But perhaps the two places with the biggest differences are the capital. King’s Landing, and the main town of the north, Winterfell. I know what you’re going to …

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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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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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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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