Author: Markus

A lot of people enjoy going abroad without any real plans about what they will do whilst out there – however I am very much of the school of thought which says plan as much as you can and leave yourself some time for exploring (however make sure you always give yourself a chance to explore).
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Europe
UK

Thames Path Challenge – Getting Through It

The Thames Path Challenge can be done in various stages ranging from 25 km through to 100 km, via a 50 km length… and it is probably the most difficult thing I have ever done in my life.  I wanted to push myself and set myself a challenge…  What I got was certainly nothing less […]

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Europe
UK

Thames Path Training Log

It is now one more week until I will be embarking on my 100 km sponsored walk, taking part in the Thames Path Challenge – in fact as I write this (11:00 am), by this time next week I should be about coming to the end, or already making my way back home…  That’s IF […]

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Europe
UK

London Film & Comic Con

Until this morning I was a comic convention virgin, however a few weeks ago I stumbled across the London Film and Comic Convention which kicked off today.  I have always wanted to see what all the fuss is about and what made my mind up instantly was that Mads Mikkelsen (of the Hannibal TV show) […]

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Asia
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Vietnam

Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Please keep in mind how much money Vietnam has at its disposal, to invest in to tourism and animals in particular when you look around Saigon Zoo (it is important to keep everything in perespective)… Enclosures & Animals However even considering this, Saigon is a great zoo with just a couple of enclosures where any […]

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Accessories
Kit Reviews
Tech

iPad Keyboard

This post is being written on my iPad air 2, whilst I am precisely 34,003 feet above Canada travelling with a ground speed of 537 miles per hour… Whilst there is a fair bit to watch on this Delta flight to Atlanta, I don’t like to get stuck watching movies for 8 hours straight. It […]

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Asia
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India

Mahabalipuram – Proceed with Caution

We went to Mahabalipuram after spending the morning with the Irula from the Madras Crocodile Bank on their snake walk.  We had hired a taxi for the day and even though we were tired and thought about just going back to the hotel he suggested we head over to Mahabalipuram.  On the one hand I […]

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Destinations
Eat
Europe
Iceland

Where To Eat in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has a great selection of eateries for just about every time of the day, and for pretty much any kind of cuisine you might be in the mood for.  We spent almost  week in Reykjavik, with these being some of our favourites places to eat! Chuck Norris Grill Laugavegur 30 This is a cool […]

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Europe
Germany

Berlin Street Art with Alternative Berlin

When we first read about the Alternative Berlin twilight tour we were very interested but because of the amount of mystery we were both reluctant and further intrigued but in the end we were both so glad that we decided to take a plunge in to the dark! The meeting place at the Alexander platz was really […]

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Europe
France

Visit the Beautiful ZooParc de Tregomeur

There is no doubt that this is one of the most beautifully landscaped zoos I have ever been to! They take a lot of inspiration from Asian landscaping and architecture, which fits with much of their collection which features Asian animals heavily (although there are also some European, American and African animals). It uses statues […]

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North America
USA

Is Tours-USA.com Safe to Use?

If you go on to sites such as TripAdvisor to check their forums in regard to www.tours-usa.com there are a lot of people who question the validity of this company and ask whether it is safe.  Many of the responses are based on people’s beliefs and not on their own experiences with the company.  So […]

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