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Travel Report: Beijian Bridge, Taishun County.

Beijian Bridge Taishun County. November 2017. Located in Sixi Town, Beijian Bridge is one of Taishun County’s most picturesque spots. Initially camouflaged by a stupendous one thousand year old camphor tree, you’ll need to make your way to the start of the lake’s stepping-stones before the bridge fully reveals itself. Perched eleven meters above water […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Gibraltar.

March 2017. Even with a solid twenty years of global travel under my belt, I can honestly say that my weekend visit to Gibraltar ranks among one of the weirdest trips of my life. Naturally I was curious to check out this unique overseas territory and sample its Britain-in-the-sun tagline for myself. Even the process of […]

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Travel Report: Kawaii Monster Cafe – Harajuku, Tokyo.

February 2019. Another morning in the Japanese capital another amazing, only-in-Tokyo themed café breakfast. This time Wonderboy and I had arrived at The Kawaii Monster Café in the city’s Harajuku district. At reception we were warmly welcomed (Konnichiwaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!) by two giggly women dressed like extras from Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland. Behind them, on a blood-red back […]

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Travel Report: Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary – Kerala, India.

April 2004. Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary was one of Kerala’s most respected elephant training centres. Set in and around the Malayattoor Forest Range on the southern banks of The Periyar River, I came here at the tail end of my India travels in 2004 to meet, feed and wash Kodanad’s community of loveable elephants. April 2004. […]

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Travel Report: Goa, India.

April 2004. When my travel mate Allan and I arrived in Goa we were determined to base ourselves as far away from the party zones as we could. Happily the peaceful Benaulim Beach in Goa’s drowsy north did just the trick. It really was the perfect base for napping, eating, swimming and napping some more […]

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Travel Report: Haus Schwarzenberg Street Art Alley, Berlin.

April 2013. I remember Berlin having a thriving street art scene, with murals, paintings and graffiti literally everywhere. A lot of this stuff you’ll discover naturally on buildings, bridges, doors, windows, tunnels, rubbish bins… you name it. There are also a handful of art zones, many of them delightfully under the radar back when I […]

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