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In Photos: Exploring the Labyrinthine Streets of Granada’s Albayzín

I first visited Granada in early 2007.  Stu’s father was currently living in the small (there are just 256 inhabitants) Spanish village of Murchas, located in the Lecrín valley, just 32 kilometres from the city. We spent the week skiing up in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains, visiting the Alhambra, eating some delicious home-cooked Spanish food, […]

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Yonderboxes: Make Money by Sharing your Travel Insights

A little while ago I reviewed a new kid on the block in the world of online accommodation booking – Yonderbound.   You can read my full review of the site here.  As well as being very competitively-priced (I found many properties to be cheaper than Booking.com and Hostelbookers, which are normally my go to […]

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Yonderbound: Travel Planning Made Easy

If I’m not travelling or writing about the last one, I’m always busy dreaming about, planning, researching and organising the next adventure.  Whilst I love browsing images on Pinterest and perusing articles on travel blogs about places I want to go, and even deciding exactly which sights and activities I will build into my itinerary […]

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Reykjavík: Small Town Charm, Big City Zeal

Reykjavik is not about to win any awards for being one of Europe’s most attractive cities, but it doesn’t need to.  The world’s northernmost capital city holds both charm and appeal that does not rely on aesthetics.  It’s a city of intriguing contrasts.  In the height of summer, the streets are filled with 23 hours […]

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