A slice of the Tour de France

Summer in Europe is full of sporting events. This year, Wimbledon overlapped with the football World Cup, and major golf and Formula One events were also being held at the same time. But for three weeks in July, the Tour de France overshadows it all - well, at least if...

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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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Homestay Versus Residence While Studing Abroad

So what’s better for you on your study abroad trip (séjour linguistique) – home-stay family or living in a residence? Consider these options and recommendations.....

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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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The In's And Out's of Bull Running, Pamplona

It's that time again - Fiestas de San Fermin - or the running of the Bulls in Pamplona. You’re booked, your ready to go: what do you need to know last minute?

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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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