Getting Wet at the Songkran Festival!

This Thai New Year I was in Chiang Mai - home of the most famous ‘Songkran Festival’ to get a gist of this watery and rather unique celebration....Read about my wet week..

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Tibet From China Overland

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Tibet From China Overland

James continues his journey to China overland from the UK. In this part of his journey James travels through Tibet and shares with us his experiences, the good, the bad, and the ugly...!

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Geocaching - Treasure Hunting Around The World

Geocaching takes you off the beaten track, to places that only the locals know about and that no guidebook will ever mention - as the geocaches are hidden by locals!...

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Pamplona in Review: Running of the Bulls ’09

From the exuberant opening event, the Chupinazo, to the final closing event, the Pobre de Mi, the 2009 Running with the Bulls festival has been 9 full days of non-stop fiesta.....Read More

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Ways To Travel With A Purpose

On a previous trip to the USA, intoxicated with the ideas, attitude and writing of Jack Kerouac, I made a point of seeing as many Kerouac-related places as I could in my limited time......

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Wimbledon - More Than Just A Tennis Tournament

Wimbledon is more than a bad film starring Kirsten Dunst and it’s more than just a two week Grand Slam tennis tournament....

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Recession and the Older Travel Generation

Every cloud has a silver lining.....and one positive aspect of the current credit crunch and financial crises is the increased availability of time for mature people to follow well forgotten dreams of travel....

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Top Tips For Booking a Hostel

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Top Tips For Booking a Hostel

O.k. so you have never stayed in a hostel or backpackers before? Here are a few top tips from an experienced traveller about things to consider when booking a hostel

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Pamplona, Spain: No Bulls, Just Fancy Dress

Try a New years Eve with a difference in Pamplona. Where there are few tourists to be seen, but a lot of fancy dress and fun to be had.

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Has Adventure Tourism Gone Too Far?

Adventure tourism is big business - but are we taking too many risks in pursuit of adrenalin? Especially in light of a number of deaths and serious injury globally recently.

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