UNESCO Sites Off the Beaten Track – Asia

The fourth in my series about UNESCO sites off the beaten track takes us to the continent of Asia. My fellow bloggers have helped me produce the following list of unusual UNESCO sites in Asia. Lesser-known UNESCO sites in Asia Lijiang Old Town, China  By Brittany from Asia Undiscovered Lijiang Old Town is located in…

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10 things to do in the North of Bali

Bali has it all – lush tropical forests, stunning beaches, mountains and a volcano or three to climb, sunshine most of the year, a diverse and rich culture – no wonder it is called ‘The Island of the Gods’. An enchanting island to relax and unwind. Whilst most tourists head for Kuta, Sanur or Ubud…

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Seven Mile Beach Cayman Islands 2018

Review of 2018 – not quite what I planned!

As we start into the new year of 2019, it is a chance to review the year past and wow, what a year 2018 was!  Not all the plans I made at the beginning of the year came to fruition. Trips were cancelled, changed at the last minute, it turned out quite different to how to…

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Top Twelve Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal – top 12 tips to make your visit awesome!

The Taj Mahal is on most people’s travel bucket list. The iconic testament to love, it was built in the 17th Century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The stunning intricately carved white marble monument rightly deserves its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As…

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Top 7 Photo Tips for Taj Mahal

Top 7 Photography Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is one of the most photographed monuments in the world. With its stunning ivory-white marble domes, minarets and intricate details it is a photographers dream! Built in the 17th Century to house the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, the favourite wife of Shah Jahan, it stands on the banks of the Yamuna river…

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Review: Juggernaut, South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant in Delhi

Juggernaut – South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant in Delhi Sometimes when you ask for restaurant recommendations when you are travelling you are pointed in the direction of overpriced “authentic” restaurants which turn out to be tourist traps, but every so often you come across an absolute gem and Juggernaut in Kailash Colony Market, Delhi is one…

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Our Travel Plans – 2018

I know it is already the middle of March, and maybe a bit late to start writing about our travel plans for 2018, but our plans have been in a bit of flux for this year. The Year So Far: Early January: France I was finishing off a house-sit in Callas in the South of…

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