Picturesque day trips in Northern France

The North of France is a great destination for a relaxed break, with a peaceful countryside au contraire to its lively and often bloody history.  There is a great deal to discover, and with a little research you will be fascinated by what this nation has been through. Such epic tales of the D Day landings at the Battle of Normandy, and the 1066 Battle of Hastings led by Duke William II of Normandy,...

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Wind down the Gambia River in West Africa

A number of my friends pulled some surprised faces when I told them I was going to the Gambia for a traditional African experience. They wondered why I didn’t choose the more well-known Kruger Park or Serengeti National Park, now a ‘wonder of the world’. Well, since I travel so much, I had already experienced the traditional safari but wanted something a li...

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Diving in the Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

As you catch the ferry (speed boat) across from Kuala Besut you instantly notice the clear blue water and the marine life that is around you; from jumping fish, turtles and dolphins. After you have made the 45 minute ride the boat starts dropping people off at the different resorts on the islands, so don’t be alarmed when you’re not getting off first. There is no sho...

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Recent travel photos

The Canadian War Memorial in Green Park.The view down the Mall towards Buckingham Palace in LondonFlower girls at the 2011 Costermongers Festival in LondonTwo ladies and a gentleman at the 2011 Costermongers Festival in London.Statue on the north side of St Paul's Cathedral in LondonA Pearly King at the Pearly Kings and Queens Costermongers Harvest Festival 2011The Fullers Brewery carriage at the Pearly Kings and Queens Costermongers Harvest Festival 2011This dragon guards the City of London on Victoria Embankment.The Berlin Reichstag

Swim amongst fluorescent plankton in SE Asia

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Top tips to travel Asia on the cheap

I'm sure we've all heard ourselves and many people around us say such things as "I'd love to go travelling arou...
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The Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani in Italian) is one of the most important museums in the world, dating back 50...
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Top spots for hiking in North Wales

North Wales is a haven for lovers of the outdoors, offering UNESCO preservation sights, animal sanctuaries, nati...
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Why you shouldn't fall in love with girls or guys who travel

It’s one of those aged old chestnuts that often finds a lot of us in a rather torn situation at some point...
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Teaching English in Thailand

If you’ve always wanted to travel around Thailand but could never manage to get the money together, teachi...
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Vacation in Canada

In such a vast country as Canada, with the huge wealth of experiences it has to offer, it is difficult to know w...
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How to hire a boat in Tenerife

If it’s a short break you’re after for your next holiday, a trip to Spain's Tenerife island is a gr...
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Top things to do when visiting Brazil

Brazil is one of South America’s most vibrant and spectacular countries, with a heartbeat and rhythm all ...
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Senior travel in Australia

With baby boomers beginning to approach retirement, the seniors’ tourism market is starting to see a shift in...
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