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India Car Rental and Driver Hire

December 14, 20172 Comments

How to Rent a Car and Driver in India We’d like to share our experience, and a few of the stories we learned about renting a car and driver from our two week tour of Rajasthan. Like arranging other things in India, it is not always as simple or easy as you may first imagine. […]

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Photo Flashback – Kerala Kathakali Dance

June 28, 20130 Comments

We are not really ones for the cultural shows that you regularly find in travel destinations.  Often they are a thin representation of the actual song or dance traditions of a community, overpriced and leave you feeling a little bit cheated.  This was certainly the case in Waitangi doing the Haka with some actors. Sometimes […]

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The Bus from Turkey to Bulgaria

April 26, 20130 Comments

We didn’t really want to leave Turkey, but plan to return once we’ve caught the backend of the ski season in one of Bulgaria’s top ski resorts, after a final stopover in Sofia. We decided to take the bus from Turkey into Bulgaria as this was the cheapest option. We will be spending a couple of […]

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My Travel CV: Adventurous Kate

April 1, 201310 Comments

This week we have the great pleasure of talking with top travel blogger Adventurous Kate.  In 2010, Kate quit her job and gave up her life in Boston to travel the world. 2.5 years and 35 countries later, she’s still traveling and has no plans to stop.  Hear about her being shipwrecked, her best night-life destination,and […]

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Train from Kandy to Ella via Nuwara Eliya

March 18, 201312 Comments

The Best Train Journey in Sri Lanka and possibly the World? The train from Kandy to Ella, in Sri Lanka, is supposed to be one of the most scenic and beautiful journeys in the world. If you’re a regular reader of our travel blog you’ll know we are both particularly fond of train travel and […]

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