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Guides

Thailand

Despite its reputation in some quarters, Thailand is a very beautiful country, known for its friendly people, amazing food and diversity of landscape. North to south the country is over 1000 miles, the northern part being wider, then with a long thin leg stretching down to meet Malasia. For our first visit, we decided we […]

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Interrail

In the 80’s you could buy an Interrail ticket for £160 and travel across Western Europe for a month taking sleeper trains and sleeping on beaches and camping in between. Trips from Norway to Greece, or circuits from the Benelux and France, through Germany and Italy and down to very hot Southern Spain and across […]

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Perth

One of the most remote cities in the world Perth has grown over the last decade into a huge area up and down the west coast of Australia. Close to Fremantle at the mouth of the Swan river, Perth and Fremantle can be visited together. Fremantle serving as Perth’s port for commercial and ferry traffic […]

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Brittany

My sister pitched this holiday break to me as ‘this isn’t the kind of holiday we would choose to go on but would you like to come with us’. They were going on a family camping holiday in Brittany as a change from their usual activities holidays. As a single guy, a family camping holiday […]

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Karijini

650 miles north of Perth, Karijini is one of the most beautiful regions of Western Australia. Set in the Pilbara outback it is a system of red rock gorges, most with streams or rivers running through them and responsible for cutting them out. For the visitor, they can walk the gorges, swim in the pools and […]

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Fremantle

Fremantle down the Swan River from Perth is a chilled out town on the coast with its own beaches and main strip full of coffee shops and restaurants. It also has a great park between the town and the beach for relaxing in those warm summer days. From its port you can take boats across […]

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Barbados

A long flight to Barbados, we were glad to see the edge of the island appearing lush and green amid the blue Caribbean Sea. A taxi from the airport to the St Lawrence Gap resort hotel and first things first, a look at the beach and pick a couple of Banks bottled beers from the […]

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