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The scenery along the river

A Couple of Thieves in the Night

I began today quite optimistically.  Little did I know that it would not be ending in quite the same way… After a couple of lazy days on the beach, I was eager to explore the southernmost tip of Cambodia a little further than the confines of Sihanoukville had so far allowed.  With this in mind, […]

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Lovely wide pistes and incredible views

Flamenco, Tapas, and….Skiing?

Considering that Spain is the 4th most visited country in the world, not a lot of people realise that it’s home to Europe’s third highest mountain range.   Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains (which span Europe and Asia) and Mount Blanc in the Alps are the only peaks higher than Mulhacén in the Sierra […]

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My favourite spot on Paxos

Beneath the Ionian Sun

There’s a beautiful gem of an island in the Ionian sea, called Paxos.  It’s accessible via catamaran from Corfu Town.  The 60-minute journey takes you south along Corfu’s eastern coastline, and continues 11km onwards from its southernmost tip. It’s an island not many people have heard of, and even fewer have been to.  Yet when […]

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Slovenia: The beauty of the open road – Gallop Around The Globe

I’d decided a long time ago that I wanted to travel to Slovenia…from seeing my parents’ innumerable photographs of beautiful lake Bled, to flicking through adventure travel brochures and being drawn to the challenging but equally visually rewarding treks up into the dramatic Julian Alps, to reading blog posts recounting the charm of the country’s […]

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Barcelona, you little charmer…

I returned to Barcelona last week after nine years.  It’s amazing how many technological advancements there have been in that time.  Nine years ago there was no Facebook (at least, not in my world) and I didn’t have a digital camera, so I only had a smattering of mediocre quality photographs with which to awaken my […]

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