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Travel Report: Burano Island, Italy.

January 2008. The pretty little Italian island of Burano sits in the northern Venetian Lagoon, just a forty-five minute boat ride from the city of Venice. Home to just two thousand residents, Burano is famous throughout Italy for its charming collection of multicoloured houses and lace production. In fact, this tiny little place often pops […]

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Travel Report: Venice.

January 2008. It’s still a bit of a head scratcher for me when I think about how little I’ve seen of Italy. Somehow I never got round to sorting one of my signature, month-long adventures, but rest assured it’s definitely on the list. Equally baffling is that my only visit to the land of Michelangelo […]

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Travel Report: Jaisalmer, India.

March 2004. If the urban sprawl of Jaipur had betrayed us with its misleading Pink City tagline, then we were more than compensated by the extraordinary Golden City of Jaisalmer, quite possibly my favourite post from those distant India travels. And it delivered on that aforementioned goldenness immediately on the first evening as we made […]

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Travel Report: Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tour Part II, Liverpool.

Want to get the full picture? Before reading this why not start with my article: Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tour Part I, Liverpool. May 2019. What an incredible morning we’d had driving around Liverpool with Ian Doyle’s Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tours. We’d seen Ringo Starr’s childhood home in Admiral Grove, visited the […]

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Travel Report: Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tour Part I, Liverpool.

Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tour, Liverpool. May 2019. Coming to Liverpool and seeing all The Beatles sites was a dream come true for me. Having toured The Beatles Story, visited the Double Fantasy Exhibition at The Museum of Liverpool and caught some live music at both The Cavern Pub and The Cavern Club on […]

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Travel Report: Zojoji Temple & Tokyo Tower, Japan.

Reading from China? This travel report contains YouTube videos, which can only be viewed with a VPN! February 2019. There are a bunch of cool spots you can head to around Tokyo for amazing city views. For most people the location of choice is Tokyo Skytree with its stupendous (not to mention stupendously expensive) city views. […]

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Travel Report: Golden Gai Bar District – Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! February 2019. After an unforgettable week exploring the Japanese capital it was finally time for Wonderboy to say goodbye to Tokyo. For his grand sendoff we’d settled on beers in the city’s famous Golden Gai bar neighbourhood […]

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Travel Report: Polka Dots Bob Dylan Bar, Tokyo.

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! February 2019. “Mate did you know there’s a Bob Dylan bar in Tokyo?” asked Wonderboy with an arched eyebrow. We were sitting in The Ninja Restaurant after a fantabulous dinner chewing over options for a beer or two […]

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