There’s More to Minsk!

It might have been cold, but I quickly warmed to Minsk!

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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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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Sunday Spotlight – Arequipa (Peru)

You might say that Arequipa is the perfect subject for ‘Sunday Spotlight’. It’s a pretty little town, not a big city, and it’s not the most well-known destination in South America, but it’s a rewarding place to stop. I thought it was a very worthwhile stop in Peru, much more pleasant than Lima, and although …

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Seven on Sunday – Reasons to Visit Japan

Today I’m heading to Japan, one of the most special travel experiences you can have IMO. And here are seven reasons to go! Kitsch, anime and Karaoke   Heading to Japan you will find yourself amazed, at least in the big cities (and especially in say Akihabara) by the love of all things bright, colourful …

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Foto Friday – Naghsh e Rostam, Iran

These breathtaking tombs, known as Naghsh e Rostam, are something to behold. Not least because they START so far up the cliffs - must have had some decent step ladders back in the day. They are not far from the ancient ruins of Persepolis and most guides will include them in a day tour. Hope you're …

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Seven on Sunday – Things to see and do in Slovenia

Howdy all on this Sunday! Today’s seven on Sunday takes you to a pretty awesome little Mediterranean country that used to be part of the old Yugoslavia – Slovenia. I can only talk from my experiences, but I really loved this beautiful little spot! Here are seven things I did and recommend you do in …

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