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What to do in Bagan

  Pick up any guide book and you’ll quickly work out that the main attraction in Bagan is the thousands of temples dotted around the 26 square mile archaeological zone. You can’t visit Bagan without spending at least a day exploring them, however there are some other activities that are not to be missed too! […]

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Where to Stay in Bagan

  The next stop on our trip to Myanmar was Bagan. We flew here from Yangon with Golden Myanmar airlines. Flying was more expensive than taking a bus but as we only had two weeks we wanted to spend as much of it as possible exploring the country rather than in a bus! I am going […]

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What to do in Yangon

  In my previous Myanmar blog post I covered where to stay and eat in Yangon so now I am going to run through what there is to do in the city. Considering how few tourists there are there is a lot of opportunity for sight seeing and some major landmarks that you can’t miss […]

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Brilliant Budget Backpacking Around Indonesia

Need a vacation but don’t have much cash? No problem – you could just go off backpacking somewhere! Backpacking is a great idea for a budget trip, and you will also have the freedom to be spontaneous and change your plans right at the last minute. Plus, as most backpackers choose to stay in budget […]

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3 Days in Padua, Venice and Lake Garda

Day 1 – Padova A few weeks ago I took a trip to my favourite Italian city, Padova! I have written about previous holidays to Padova before but this trip was extra special as I was showing one of my favourite people my favourite place for the first time. We flew from Stanstead to Venice […]

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Make Your Travels To India Unique

If you’re travelling to India, you’re already going to have a pretty unique experience. It’s a country that just wows every single person that steps foot in it, it’s just full of so many different wonders. However, when thinking of destinations to visit, India isn’t usually top of the list for most people. It has […]

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Festivals Around The World!

When we think about parties and festivals I think we quite often just assume that it all takes place in the UK. We don’t always think about travelling to Europe for a couple of days to experience a festival or celebration in a new country. Thanks to cheap holidays abroad, these days there is so […]

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Fishing For An Unforgettable Weekend Adventure (Just Trust Me On This One)

A weekend of sitting on the river bank waiting for a salmon to take the bait hook, line and seeker might not sound like the perfect weekend away. At least, not for anyone that isn’t already a keen angler. However, you’d be amazed at how many boxes this simple idea can tick.   Let’s take […]

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24 Hours in Lisbon!

  I love to take weekends away to European cities, especially when I can make use of the bank holiday weekends! I’ve been to the south of Portugal and spent several sunny, beach holidays in the Algarve but I had never been to the capital.   Over Easter I got to spend 24 hours in […]

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I just got back from an amazing two week trip to Myanmar/Burma. It was one of the most amazing countries I have ever been too and I feel really lucky that I got to experience it before mass tourism begins there; it was a real taste of authentic Asia.     I haven’t blogged for […]