Year: 2015

The Cuisine of Ho Chi Minh City
Asia
Destinations
Do
Eat
Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tour with Tiger Tours

During our time in Ho Chi Minh City we did 2 tours with Tiger Tours, and made their food tour our first one.  There is really no better way to enjoy the culinary delights which Ho Chi Minh City has to offer, than in the company of the ladies from this company, zipping around the […]

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Asia
Destinations
Do
Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels, Making the Most of them

Whilst staying in Ho Chi Minh City we did 2 tours with Tiger Tours, and both were absolutely amazing, and I want to start by saying what an amazing company they are!  We actually had 3 tours booked with them (food, Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta), but sadly my wife became very ill and […]

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Asia
Destinations
Do
Malaysia

Meet the Iban of Batang Ai

The Iban are a branch of the Dayak people of Borneo and the ones we met lived within the Batang Ai National Park in Sarawak.  To get there we stayed in the Batang Ai longhouse hotel managed by the Hilton group (as part of a now defunct tour organised by Travel Sphere), which required a […]

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Kit Reviews
Photography
Tech

Mini Tripod with Ball Joint Head

I used this tripod whilst in Iceland to help me get some great shots of the northern lights, and if all you want is something to keep your camera steady this will perform that job for you, however the first and main thing worth mentioning is that the first line of its Amazon description is […]

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Destinations
Do
Nicaragua
South America
Uncategorized

5 Things to do in Granada

Granada in Nicaragua is a very beautiful city with a rich colonial heritage which you can still see absolutely everywhere.  There is no hiding from its Spanish past, even if just by looking at the architecture. 1 – Cruise the Islets of Granada This is a collection of islands which the rich and famous of […]

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Destinations
Do
Europe
Iceland

Iceland Road Trip Day 10

The end of an incredible journey through the south western corner of Iceland was coming to an end and day 10 was to be our last on the island.  Having stayed in the Guest House Frost and Fire for our last night we had an early morning – which was a shame as the northern […]

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Destinations
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Europe
Iceland

Iceland Road Trip Day 9

Our road trip was starting to come to an end by the 9th day and after breakfast at the award winning Hotel Ranga near Hella, we headed east to explore the stunning south coast of Iceland…  which has an incredible of sights to see and if I am completely honest, if you have 2 days […]

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Destinations
Do
Europe
Iceland

Iceland Road Trip Day 8

It was time on the 8th day to leave Reykjavik behind us for the rest of the trip and head out on the trail to discover Westeros…  I’m not really a Game of Thrones fan AT ALL, however tracking down some of the filming locations was great fun, and then getting to them was also […]

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Gifts & Miscellaneous
Kit Reviews

10 Christmas Gifts for the Traveller in Your Life

Stuck for ideas when it comes to getting the traveller in your life a little Christmas treat?  Here are my top 10 ides for 2015…  If you want more details or a secure place to buy (through amazon) just click the pictures. I have given an idea of prices, which were correct when I wrote […]

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Destinations
Do
Europe
Iceland

Iceland Road Trip Day 7

One of the most special experiences you can have during a trip to Iceland is to take at least a day (I actually plan on going back one day and spending a few days exploring it) at the Snaefellsnes Peninsula…  It is one of the most stunning places I have ever been and includes places […]

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