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December 2018 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image is of the Santa Maria Monastery in Guadalupe, Spain Tablets | iPhone 6/7/8 | iPhone 6/7/8 Plus | iPhone X Most Desktops (will adjust for size) | Large High-Resolution Format...

Scenes From a Russia River Cruise: Part 1

This summer, Andy and I took a Viking River Cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg. We spent 12 nights on the ship, plus we booked extensions for two nights each in both Moscow before the cruise and St Petersburg after the...

Things to do in Harrogate to Relax and Recharge

  When I first started looking for things to do in Harrogate, it was out of a dull sense of duty: I had to go there for work. But then I uncovered a world of intrigue, relaxation and reinvention in this pretty...

Treehouse Glamping in Redwood Valley in Wales

Turns out a night of treehouse glamping in Wales can be relaxing and reviving with a toddler in tow. First, what it’s like to sleep in a treehouse. Second, how – and where – you can do it too.  It’s an...

10 Interesting Facts About the Dead Sea Jordan

Scroll on down for the list of interesting facts about the Dead Sea Jordan. Or, stay and read the travel story first! Updated 2018. Interesting Facts About The Dead Sea Jordan Let’s face it, the Dead Sea has a...

Berlin Wall Tours: Growing Up in A Divided City

To try to understand the story of Berlin requires some time to yourself in her streets. But a number of Berlin Wall Tours move way beyond Checkpoint Charlie and a superficial look at history. Here’s my story of...

Touring the Baltic States: 3 Countries, 1 Tour

This summer I traveled to the Baltic States with G Adventures. (Disclosure: I have been an ambassador for G Adventures since 2010.) The Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were some of the last places in...

Beautiful and Unusual Things To Do in Sarasota Florida

Florida’s overlooked Gulf Coast sweeps from live oaks and manatees to white sand and art routes. But it was the variety of things to do in Sarasota that made me rethink fly-drive travel in general. Instead of driving...

Is Petra By Night in Jordan Worth It?

Petra by night involves walking through this UNESCO World Heritage Site under cover of darkness, save for thousands upon thousands of candles. It’s an experience in Jordan that people seem to love or hate and I...

Review: The Osprey Transporter 120

The Osprey Transporter 120 promises to be the adventure-proof wheelie (in other words the adventure option for those who like their adventure with creature comforts.) Here we put it to the test. First, a bit about bags...

9 Unusual Things To Do in London

What should you do once you’ve seen the classics? With Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye under your belt, allow me to show you some of the more unusual things to do in London… Unusual Things To Do in...

The Best Places to Travel in 2019

My View of the Treasury Petra by Night The Best Places to Travel in 2019 Well, look at me, getting all organised and publishing this list in November instead of waiting until January rolls around! Turns out that...

November 2018 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image was taken in the Knuckles Mountain Range of Sri Lanka. Tablets | iPhone 6/7/8 | iPhone 6/7/8 Plus | iPhone X Most Desktops (will adjust for size) | Large High-Resolution...

Does History Matter if We Can’t See It?

An Important Point in Utah I was dozing in the front seat, the scenery slicking from arid Nevada to salt ‘n’ violet Utah on the journey from Mustang Monument back to Salt Lake City. The early morning sun seemed...

Graz Restaurants to Fall in Love With

Ah, beautiful Graz. A city that’s worth falling in love with for so many reasons, but it’s the Graz restaurants that will have you falling hard and fast. Here, I round up my favourites, covering simple and...

Unique Things to do in Aruba

Even though I knew that Caribbean Islands each have a different character, I was still surprised by the number of unique things to do in Aruba when I got there. Finding Unique Things to do in Aruba Aruba has great...

The Tools and Services I use to Operate my Travel Blog

As I mentioned in my 12th-anniversary post last week, there have been a lot of changes to travel blogging in the last decade. In that article, I focused mainly on the cultural and business aspects of running a travel...

Top Tips for Flying with a Baby

  Daunted by your first flight with a baby? You needn’t be! Things have changed but it’s easier than people make out. Here’s my collection of tried and tested tips for flying with a baby. So that...

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