Category Archives: Travelling

Beijing Fabric Market

Sometimes work takes me to great places, one of them being Beijing, where I spent a week at the end of August. A lot of people find Beijing chaotic and exhausting, I find it fascinating and every time I go … Continue reading

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Boating with the Mandy Boat Tee to the Isle of Wight

Easter weekend seems now ages away but it was so nice having some extra time off work! This weekend felt so short in comparison. We decided to go boating and visit the  Isle of Wight, which was a pleasant surprise. … Continue reading

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Bodiam Castle and a slightly unfortunate make :)

The past couple of weeks have been super busy and stressful at work, which is why I have disappeared, not that anyone has missed me here, haha! Having spent days going through notes for meetings with publishers, looking at the … Continue reading

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Transmongolian and Beyond: First stop Moscow

First stop on our Transmongolian Railway trip was Moscow, as this was were the train, was going to start its loooong journey in the depths of Russia and Siberia before it arrived in Beijing (but more on the actual train … Continue reading

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Transmongolian and Beyond

I was a child the first time I heard of the trans-siberian railway. I remember it was a documentary on TV and although the journey took place during the winter, (which is far from my favourite season of the year), … Continue reading

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Written on the Wall – Crisis in Greece

There is a Greek song that talks about a street that had its own story, someone had written it with paint on the wall. Walking around some of the major towns in Greece, it doesn’t take long to realise that … Continue reading

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Kotor City Walls

Kotor bay is one of the most beautiful towns in Montenegro. The country itself became independent only very recently and although it isn’t part of the EU its currency is the Euro. Kotor area is known as Europe’s southernmost fjord … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik – Relaxation at last

If you don’t drive, the only way to get from Split to Dubrovnik is by bus, as Dubrovnik doesn’t have a train station. You don’t need to book in advance but it would be good to get a ticket the … Continue reading

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Split – Next stop on the Croatian trip

After the suitcase and my passport had been recovered, with our tickets in hand we jumped on a train from Zagreb to Split. The best way to travel between the two places in with the night train which leaves Zagreb … Continue reading

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Zagreb and the Chase of the Purple Suitcase

First time I arrived in Zagreb was a cold December night about two years ago. Having been fined on a tram in Belgrade, stranded in a snowy middle of nowhere part of the town, we had finally taken a train … Continue reading

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