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Latest from Finding Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland

Finding Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains of Ireland

Divergent Travelers

July 2, 2015

After landing in Dublin we quickly grabbed our rental car and headed off to the Wicklow Mountains. We could hardly wait to explore the countryside of Ireland and get lost in the landscapes and history. After arriving in Glendalough, we checked into our bed and breakfast and made our way into the dow...

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Latest from Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

The Aberdeen Family

March 2, 2015

Our final days were spent exploring Cape Town….Table Mountain, Robben’s Island and the V and A Waterfront.  A beautiful city.  Views from Table Mountain    Robben’s Island     V and A Waterfront ...

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Latest from “There’s no rape in Bwazei”

“There’s no rape in Bwazei”

David Leonard

June 16, 2015

We’re in Uganda now and have just spent a couple of days in Kampala. Since we started this trip we’ve wanted to have a proper look at what it’s like to actually live in a big sub-Saharan city but there’s always been the spectre of voyeurism associated with doing a “slum...

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Latest from A Vacation From Traveling in Uzumlu, Turkey

A Vacation From Traveling in Uzumlu, Turkey

Matt and Alana

July 1, 2015

We loved our time in Asia, Africa and Europe – but we were hitting a wall. We weren’t tired of the sights and new places, rather the actual travel itself. We were coming up on eight months of consecutive travel and Europe really felt on-the-go. So, when we arrived in Turkey for our seco...

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Latest from Feel Good Inc

Feel Good Inc

Rob Freeman

June 23, 2015

OVER the past decade or so, since travelling became a serious part of my life, I have been lucky enough to see some amazing things – the sights and experiences which move from prominent places on my mental bucket list … Continue reading →...

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Latest from Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Matt Cummings

December 25, 2014

The final monthMy usual routine for writing this blog throughout the trip has been to update every fortnight for 2 reasons. 1 - no one wants to read about someone else travelling around the world every day for 19 months and 2 - my sanity. I broke my own rule with the last 4 weeks being com...

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Latest from Easter Island

Easter Island

Stuart Chaffe & Chloe Rutkowski

July 6, 2014

After completing the big South American loop, there were two places we couldn’t miss off, the Galapagos, check and Easter Island, ok let’s check that too. Easter Island has several names so to us in English, Easter Island, Rapa Nui in Rapa Nui and in Spanish Isla de Pascua not too confu...

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Latest from Lake Nakuru: One final game drive

Lake Nakuru: One final game drive

Jessica Monk

May 11, 2015

I have a secret to tell. Something that fills me with immense shame. Here it goes. By the time we reached Kenya, I was kind of over safaris. It feels good to finally get that out there. Those of you who’ve been with me from the beginning might remember a certain starry eyed overlander who said...

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Latest from Discovering new ingredients in a Bhutanese market

Discovering new ingredients in a Bhutanese market

Leggy Peggy

June 22, 2015

A birdseye view of the Thimphu farmers’ market We didn’t have the chance to visit many food markets while we were in Bhutan, but the weekend farmers’ market in Thimphu (the capital) helped to tide me over until my next ‘fix’. This amazing market draws vendors from all over the country ...

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Latest from Christmas and Barbados

Christmas and Barbados

Emily Holland

January 13, 2015

The Christmas holidays came and went and now I’m back at work again. Sadly, Christmas songs are still haunting me as many teachers want me to revise what we did last term, which was mostly We Wish You a Merry Christmas and the odd Santa Claus is Coming to Town. A Chanté Nwel was held at one ...

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Latest from Part 2 of my trip — Heathrow , United Kingdom

Part 2 of my trip — Heathrow , United Kingdom

Derrick Brown

July 1, 2015

Part 2 of my trip - Heathrow , United Kingdom Heathrow , United Kingdom At last, waiting for this trip has been a long time in coming But it is now here at last, the continuation of my trip and its been the hottest day of the year and I am leaving ( 33°c and...

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Latest from Election Thoughts

Election Thoughts

Helen McAvoy

May 9, 2015

People are worried about the Tories; closing our hospitals, fucking up our schools, starving people who are on benefits. My question, did they vote? Turnout was about 60-70% in a lot of constituencies. The general feel, from a layman’s view on facebook, twitter and the British Press (the later sho...

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Latest from Election Thoughts

Election Thoughts

Barrie Roulston

May 9, 2015

People are worried about the Tories; closing our hospitals, fucking up our schools, starving people who are on benefits. My question, did they vote? Turnout was about 60-70% in a lot of constituencies. The general feel, from a layman’s view on facebook, twitter and the British Press (the later sho...

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Latest from Wreck diving — Coron, Philippines

Wreck diving — Coron, Philippines

Sarah Jones

June 24, 2015

Wreck diving - Coron, Philippines Coron, Philippines Where I stayed Patrik & Tezz Guesthouse CoronWe left El Nido on one of the Bunso outrigger boats, to be honest we weren't looking forward to our 7 hour journey on one of these as we'd b...

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Latest from Discovering new ingredients in a Bhutanese market

Discovering new ingredients in a Bhutanese market

Peggy & John

June 22, 2015

A birdseye view of the Thimphu farmers’ market We didn’t have the chance to visit many food markets while we were in Bhutan, but the weekend farmers’ market in Thimphu (the capital) helped to tide me over until my next ‘fix’. This amazing market draws vendors from all over the country ...

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Latest from Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Hannah Wayte

April 9, 2014

This article was first published on Times of Malta on 31st March 2013. Spread out across the table before me is an enviable feast in a display of colour any artist would be proud of. The aromas of freshly baked bread, heavily spiced couscous and a steaming hot tagine as its lid is taken off fight ...

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Latest from Snake Park

Snake Park

Sammy Mc

November 25, 2013

5/05/2012Today is the first day of the new leg of the trip, and four new people have joined us: Calum (Brit), Clare (Kiwi), Charity (Saffa) and Daniel (American). Calum seems to be off to a good start already - they had their pre-departure talk at 8am this morning, and I got Calum out of bed at 7.57...

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Latest from Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Lisa V

September 23, 2014

Gurban, our Azeri guide met us in Baku, cheerfully letting us know he was at our disposal 24/7! We quickly discovered he loves his tea and also drinks it with a sugar cube behind his teeth. We had a busy program but he constantly reassured us there was “No rush, no hurry”.In Baku, the flame towe...

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Latest from Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bunny & Martin

November 30, -0001

Ahhh Thailand theres this smell as you step off the plane in Thailand its not a good smell or a bad smell its just Thailand I love it Its heat spices pollution a foreign country holidays all combined in one. Weve been to...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Karen Ironmonger

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Michael Bisson

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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March 11, 2014

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Latest from There and Back Again

There and Back Again

Matthew Maher & Jen Hurd

December 13, 2011

Perito Merino Glacier - El CalafateWe were happy to have a few days to relax in Ushuaia and some time off driving.  Ushuaia is characterised by bad weather and cloudy skies - however it would typically only rain for a couple of hours a day and the rain was never heavy.  So while we were th...

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Latest from Naar huis...........

Naar huis...........

Esmeralda van Stee

June 30, 2010

Hallo allemaal!!Op het moment zit ik in een internet café in Kaapstad met gemengde gevoelens...Aan de ene kant ben ik blij, want ik vlieg morgen naar huis, waar mijn familie en vrienden en mijn eigen vertrouwde huisje op me wachten. Aan de andere kant verdrietig, omdat er een eind komt aan mi...

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Latest from Completion in Cairo!

Completion in Cairo!

Kelvin & Ania

August 16, 2009

The end of our Africa Travels are almost complete. We have successfully arrived in Cairo, and despite all Africa could throw at us we have succeeded to arrive on time having completed the entire route overland!!! It’s been a wild ride, and we have many Fantastic Memories to bore you all with w...

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