Misc. Travel Articles & Tips

Misc. Travel Articles & Tips

Are “Unaccredited” Zoos Worth Visiting?

In this age we know that animals all have very different and specific needs if they are kept in captivity, and many people question whether or not we actually still need zoos and aquariums…  The short answer to this, from my point of view is that there are many zoos around the world which carry […]

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My Worldwide Zoo Visit List

My biggest passions alongside travel are animals, wildlife, conservation and the zoos which make much of that work possible…  I have been lucky enough to visit a lot of zoos, and to do so all around the world!  On this page you will find the full list of zoos which I have visited over the […]

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5 Sounds of Nature You Will Never Forget

As you travel, especially if you are interested in seeing wild animals or spending some time around other natural forces and phenomena, there are certain sounds which only nature makes – and some of these sounds will stay with you for ever.  Just like seeing an old photo which you took on safari, tasting food […]

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Burgers of the World – Round 2!

Get ready for some seriously greasy food porn! My very first blog post was a run down of my favourite 10 burgers from around the world…  I absolutely love a burger and I’ve eaten a fair few in my time, so it’s starting to get a bit difficult to remember exactly what I’ve eaten and […]

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Surviving Long Haul Flights

As I write this I am actually on the final leg of our longest flight marathon yet…  Adelaide to London via Melbourne and Guangzhou, which due to some delays whilst waiting to land in Melbourne actually ended as a full 24 hours in the air with further transfer times of about 7 hours in between.  […]

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10 Weird Foods From Around The World

I’m quite a big fan of weird foods, especially meat, although I would prefer to refer to them as exotic, as I don’t look at many of them as being weird, whilst other foods which I find to be weird are widely enjoyed…  For example I draw the line at snails! Some people however have […]

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Destinations Holiday & Travel Show 2016

Today I returned from the Friday session of the Destinations show 2016, which started yesterday and will still be on until the end of Sunday 7th January 2016 (opening each day from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm). This was the first time that I have attended the Destinations show (or any other travel show for […]

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See the World with Travelsphere

For many people there is the idea that if you’re not doing it alone, you’re not travelling…  I however don’t agree with this and think that no matter how you see the world, its what you see (and some times who you see it with) that matters – not how you do it.  I know […]

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Illegal Wildlife Trade

The illegal trade in wildlife and its parts is a huge problem, and one of the biggest problems with it, is that often it can be very difficult to know what you can and cannot buy legally.  The over-riding piece of advice to take away with you on holiday is that if in doubt, don’t […]

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Travel Money

ne of the most important things to think about when travelling is money. I know that there are many people who travel on a shoe string budget whilst others use it as an opportunity to really splurge… However no matter how you want to spend your money – you need a way to keep it […]

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