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Dec 27, 2016

Memories of a detour through Pakistan

As a traveller I have a bucket list of countries that I really want to visit and Pakistan had not even reached my radar. Pakistan? […]

Nov 25, 2016

City2surf Charity Run – Sydney, Australia

My first ever charity run transpired when I was living in the Blue Mountains in Australia performing my house and cat sitting duties.  I was […]

Oct 30, 2016

Trekking the Overland Track in Tasmania – awesome but gruelling!

The minute we stepped off the plane in Launceston the drop in temperature from mainland Australia was shocking. My down jacket and gloves were whipped […]

Oct 22, 2016

Whale watching in Mexico…such a magical experience!

I had attempted whale watching many times over the years at various hotspot locations around the world but failed to catch one glimpse of these […]

Sep 27, 2016

Bus Standoff on the Road to Masca, Tenerife

This is a guest post by Amy Trumpeter of My heart started pounding and I gripped Simon’s hand, possibly harder than usual. If I […]

Sep 20, 2016

Chasing tornadoes…

Storm chasing in ‘Tornado Alley’ is one of the most unusual but exciting experiences I have ever had…six states were covered in all 17 days […]

Sep 19, 2016

My first television book interview with the Made in Leeds TV Channel

I could hardly contain my excitement when I received a call from Kerry Maule at the Made in Leeds TV channel asking if she could interview […]

Aug 26, 2016

A Cuban reunion…in Krakow

Remarkably, after meeting six strangers on a bus in Cuba a reunion was organised five months later…destination…Krakow! After purchasing a cheap Ryanair ticket I was […]

Jul 16, 2016

Counting bridges in Prague…

The Charles Bridge experience…or perhaps not! Don’t you find it somewhat disorientating when arriving into a new country in the dark? Well, with my friends […]

Jun 30, 2016

Arrested!!! My experience of working in Indonesia

Beaming from ear to ear I was the proud owner of a teaching certificate telling me I was now supposedly qualified to teach English overseas […]

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