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Weird Vegas – The real Las Vegas!

Las Vegas is a place like no other in the world!  When they call it sin city, they’re not kidding…. It seems to be the city where everything goes.  Whether you want to lose all your money gambling, shoot a sniper rifle, drink an 88oz daiquiri or or eat the most calorific burger in the […]

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Europe
Germany

Cologne Christmas Markets – Guide with Map

If you want magic at Christmas, few nations do this better than the Germans, and when it comes to the beautiful and lively Christmas markets cologne has some real crackers to offer.  These markets host millions of visitors (both local and even international) every year…. There are even plenty of coach tours from the UK […]

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Europe
Iceland
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Culture, Conduct & Customs in Iceland

Iceland is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries in the world, where a trip out of the city can feel like your car turned in to a rocket transporting you to another world.  The geology of Iceland has shaped it in to something I have never seen anywhere else, and can’t wait […]

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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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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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Australasia
Australia
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Australian Museum in Sydney

The Smithsonian Natural History Museum, the Natural History Museum London and LWL Museum fuer Naturkunde, all have one thing in common…  I have visited each to see their dinosaur exhibits, and every time they were shut for some reason (the NHM London this has happened twice in fact).  I have always wanted to see big […]

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North America
USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Days 3 & 4

On the 3rd day of our USA Road Trip we left New York nice and early so we missed the rush hour traffic, which they say is between about 6:00 am and 10:00 am (although over there pretty much any time feels like rush hour) – however 6:00 am was still fairly clear.  We headed […]

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Asia
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India

5 Things To Do In Chennai

When most people think about going to India they are usually thinking about places such as New Delhi and Goa, however don’t over look the south east of the country.  Whilst not as touristy there is plenty to see and do in Chennai (formerly known as Madras)!  Sadly we had a few days on which […]

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Europe
UK

6 of London’s Most Macabre Museums & Exhibits

London is home to a plethora of different museums focusing on everything from the history of London to the history of comics, but this article is about 6 of the best museums and attractions in London which have a darker subject matter. 1 – Grant Zoological Museum Rockefeller Building, University College London, 21 University Street, London […]

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Europe
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Top 10 London Venues for Gigs

Of course the most important thing when you go to a gig is the quality of the performers, however it is the venue which dictates how well the performance can cone across and what sort of atmosphere the crowd will produce.  I have been to many venues (most if which have been in London), and […]

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