How do I Choose the Places I Visit?

I’m starting to feel it – ever so slightly! In three months I’m heading off for my first overseas trip in a year and a half, which, for me, is a LONG time between drinks as they say. My trip will be a combination of destinations which see a fair fill of tourists – Portugal …

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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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Samarkand’s Incredible Registan

Howdy all. One of the most ‘fabled’ cities on the old Silk Road is without a doubt Uzbekistan’s Samarkand. It has a number of sites worth seeing, and a great place to experience Islamic Architecture. It’s a beautiful city, with wide roads and then miles of little backstreets in the old parts. When I visited …

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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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