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How to travel Ethiopia’s historic north

A few months ago I was able to find a pretty good flight deal from London to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This ancient country had been on my radar for some time, needless to say I booked my flight almost immediately with the intention of exploring the culture and history that had first captured my mind some years earlier. Continue reading How to travel Ethiopia’s historic north

Historical legends explored at Rose Hall, Jamaica

As a child my parents bought me a book about the White Witch of Rose Hall in Jamaica by Herbert G. de Lisser.

It’s a fascinating story about Annie Palmer, the former English owner of a plantation in Jamaica and her dictatorship over the lives of the slaves working on her land. There’s even a song written about the legend called “The Ballad of Annie Palmer” recorded by Johnny Cash. Continue reading Historical legends explored at Rose Hall, Jamaica

Touring Abu Dhabi and Dubai with Big Bus Tours

After an early morning arrival in Abu Dhabi, I wanted a quick way to whiz around the city for a solo sightseeing tour before continuing my journey to Dubai. Thankfully, Big Bus Tours offered the ideal solution for my needs with a complimentary ticket to join their tour.
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Top tips for a sightseeing tour in Goa, India

As part of a recent visit to India with the Nomadness Travel Tribe, I extended my stay for an additional three days to visit the Indian state of Goa, a former Portuguese province.

Having secured accommodation in North Goa, my friend and I were keen to explore as much of the state as possible within the limited time frame. Continue reading Top tips for a sightseeing tour in Goa, India

How far would you travel for a good curry?

I’m heading to India in just a few days and have been busily exploring options to learn about the culinary experiences that India has to offer.

Culinary travel tours are in trend right now – but just how far are you prepared to travel for a good curry? We Brits love spicy food, something with a bit of bite and when Indian cuisine got the Royal seal of approval in the nineteenth century, our love affair with Indian food began. Later, ex-foreign secretary Robin Cook described chicken tikka masala as “a true British national dish”. Continue reading How far would you travel for a good curry?

The Paddington Bear trail pays London a visit

To celebrate the new Paddington Film which started showing in UK cinemas at the end of November 2014, a total of 50 Paddington Bear statues have been unveiled in London as a fun-filled way to work your way through the streets of London.

If you’re visiting the capital city then it’s an ideal way to make sightseeing just a little more fun! Continue reading The Paddington Bear trail pays London a visit

The Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh – “Slàinte Mhath”

Situated at the top of the Royal Mile, next to Edinburgh Castle, The Scotch Whisky Experience takes visitors on a sensational journey of discovery into Scotland’s national drink.

Just next to Edinburgh Castle, The Scotch Whisky Experience takes visitors on a journey of discovery into Scotland’s national drink. I enjoyed the silver tour courtesy of the Scotch Whisky Experience, however I also chose to upgrade to the gold tour to get a full sampling experience of whisky; I’d highly recommend upgrading if possible to really make the most of this experience. Continue reading The Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh – “Slàinte Mhath”

‘Tropical Sailing’ in Florida

As part of my visit to Florida, I really wanted a chance to get out onto the water and experience some fun in the sun. After researching a few options, I contacted Tropical Sailing as they offered a ‘Sail and Splash’ package in Fort Lauderdale that sounded ideal; an afternoon at sea in the Florida heat on board a spacious 50-foot long catamaran before coming to a stop to enjoy the “Aquatic Playground”.
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