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Bhutan 2015 (1) The capital of Thimphu

The roar from the aircraft engines came to a stop and I realised I had landed in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Stepping out onto the tarmac with the eyes of a smiling king and queen upon me I walked straight...

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2015 is out, 2016 is here

In 2015 I visited five foreign countries. Somehow I managed to spend 33 days travelling, and was able to add six new World Heritage Sites to my own list. That was the statistics for 2015. Readers of this blog...

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3 tips to create good blog content

The content of a travel website like mine deals with trips and destinations....

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Counting countries or the art of exaggeration

Have you ever wondered how far you’ve travelled, how you got there, for...

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Don’t we all love passport stamps?

In a previous article I presented short stories from extra-ordinary border...

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Bangkok 2015 (5) The lovely sound of Wat Pho’s bronze bowls

This temple is a highlight on a visit to Bangkok, with the famous Reclining...

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Bangkok 2015 (4) Glitter, gold and emerald in The Grand Palace

Thailand’s biggest tourist attraction is a large complex in the city...

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Bangkok 2015 (3) Harmonies in the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace

Welcome to an unusually tranquil place not far from Bangkok. This used to be...

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