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May 04 2012

Colours by the Taj Mahal

India, destination, agra, taj mahal, independent travel help, women

During my travels in India, I enjoyed seeing the array of colourful fabrics worn by local women.  I love this photo because of the mix of bright colours as they amble around the Taj Mahal barefooted.  The vibrant colours and togetherness sum up India for me.    

May 02 2012

Escape London for Christchurch’s Annual Food and Wine Festival!

As a travel blogger, I believe it is really important to write about my local area and not just places I travel to.  So, I wanted to announce a forthcoming annual event for all you Food and Wine Lovers out there.  It’s the Christchurch Food and Wine Festival 2012 from Friday 11th May – Sunday …

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Apr 30 2012

Fame at last!

While on a blog trip to Italy recently, we were all surprised to find a camera crew waiting for us when we arrived at Lake Trasimeno.  The camera crew followed us around for most of the day which was a bit strange.  I mean, it’s not every day you get followed around my a camera …

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Apr 28 2012

Travel Pic of the Week Every Friday!

I have decided to start a Pic of the Week because, being a travel site, people like to look at photos.  I know I do.  These will be published every Friday from my ever-expanding travel photo collection.  I know it’s Saturday but I decided to take action and post the first one today.  I didn’t …

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Apr 28 2012

A Bird’s-eye View of Assisi

Independent Travel, Photography, Italy, Umbria, Assisi

While I was in Umbria, I was very fortunate to have a helicopter ride over Assisi and this was the view.  As you can see, the ancient city is surrounded by a patchwork of greenery and rolling hills…

Apr 15 2012

Essaouira is More Than Just a Beach

Independent travel help, Essaouira, Morocco, Port, Seagulls, Fish, Fishermen

Having experienced the magic of Marrakech, the riveting road trip, and the delights of the desert, what else could there be to see?  Well, I really wanted to visit a seaside town before leaving Morocco so we paid our 70DH each and boarded another Supratours bus, this time to Essaouira.  It was a very comfortable …

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