Posts Tagged ‘England’

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It’s on the Meter

A 19 year old London black cab, 3 friends, the British Red Cross and the Guinness Book of World Records -what do they all have in common? Normally nothing. But, in this instance – everything. Three friends decided to drive a London black cab from – you guessed it, London to Sydney, Australia – raising [...]

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James’ Travel/Adventure Blog

“Eight months ago if you had asked me anything about social networking or Flickr, not to mention Twittering, you would have received a blank stare of ignorance.” writes James Handlon in his first blog entry. Much has changed over those months as James has written about his trip to India and hiking around the United [...]

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Travelling Tonito’s Adventures in the Sahara

What takes someone from South Africa to London to Abu Dhabi to Tripoli? As Tony Fernandes describes it: “six years of relative dullness”. Well, things are no longer dull and it’s all due to “Istanbul and some Gypsies”. Throw in some turtles, interesting taxi drivers and you have yourself an adventure (or two or more).

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On Reikalein, Christine Syrad describes herself as a “half-British, half-Japanese girl learning to comfortably straddle more than one culture”. So true as she has now taken up residency in Switzerland and is attempting to learn the German language. Viel Erfolg!

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A Lady In London

Julie Falconer gave up old her life in California to begin a new one in London. Her blog, A Lady In London, chronicles that transition process while also being interspersed with her many travel adventures. Julie has definitely racked up some miles.

Inside the Travel Lab

Inside the Travel Lab is the blog of Abigail King, a professional writer with a love for travel and a background in neuroscience and Emergency Medicine. Her blog is quirky and easy-going.

Passport Chop

Zhiqiang and Tingyi are a couple of travel addicts from Singapore writing about their home town and their travel experiences abroad.


Zishaan Hayath is a talented photographer from India whose blog is a collection of travel journals about trips throughout India and further afield.

12 Hidden Gems: Great Destinations that Caught Us by Surprise

If places we expect much of sometimes disappoint, the inverse is also true. Today, travellers share about places they visited that turned out to be hidden gems.

From the very obscure to the well-known, each of these travel tales attests to the fact that the best moments in travel catch you by surprise.

Here To Geneva

Matt Morelli combines sparse text with abundant (and beautiful) photography in one sleekly designed website. Here To Geneva sucks you in with its observational notes and imagery from destinations throughout Europe.

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