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Beach

Middle earth beauty in NZ

By On December 1, 2013

From unusual hot spring beaches to unspoilt rolling countryside and an array of wildlife and wonders in-between New Zealand is a nature lover’s paradise. You’d be hard pressed to find a place… Read More

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Climb

Outdoor pursuits in the Atlas Mountains

By On October 20, 2013

Leaving behind the chaos of Marrakech, I was excited to get out into the countryside to stay at a rustic escape in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. En route from the city… Read More

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Boat

We’re on a boat! (In Ha Long Bay)

By On June 27, 2013

It took four hours from the city of Hanoi via bus to make our way to Ha Long Bay to catch a small glimpse of the 75 miles of coastline in Vietnam’s Quáng… Read More

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Bike

Biking beauty in rustic Vietnam

By On June 12, 2013

Cycling along a dusty track, our eyes feasted on the lush green paddy fields spanning out in front of us. Just a short journey from the quaint Vietnamese town of Hoi An had… Read More

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Travel

Peace and quiet in Hoi An

By On June 8, 2013

Travelling around Vietnam can be a full-on experience so after encountering the craziness of brash and bolshy Ho Chi Minh it was a welcome rest-bite to arrive in charming Hoi An. The pretty… Read More

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Travel

The uncomfortable reminders of a war still raw for Vietnam

By On June 2, 2013

As I shuffled underground in the darkness along a tiny, cramped tunnel it was a brief insight into the life of a Viet Cong guerilla. My journey of just a few metres… Read More

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Cambodia

Angkor Wat & a wake-up call

By On May 19, 2013

As our eyes adjusted to the hazy half light of dawn a huge stone causeway, flanked by grand looking statues, stretched out in front of us. Here we were on an early… Read More

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Cambodia

Welcome to Cambodia

By On May 7, 2013

I’d travelled for six hours from Bangkok to the Cambodian border when I was awoken by the driver shouting at me to get off his bus. Stumbling sleepily down the steps I… Read More

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Australia

Fond memories of Noosa

By On April 21, 2013

Despite growing up in England, Australia has always felt like my second home thanks to many a wonderful holiday spent visiting family in Queensland. And one of my most loved Queensland destinations… Read More

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Tanzania

Tanzania: The quest for clean water

By On April 12, 2013

Whenever her three-year-old son sips a glass of clean drinking water, Maasai mother Suzanna is grateful for the precious gift she is able to give him. Living in a rural community 90… Read More