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Photo Flashback – Kerala Kathakali Dance

Photo Flashback – Kerala Kathakali Dance

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 […]

Posted in: Flashback Photos, Kerala
The Bus from Turkey to Bulgaria

The Bus from Turkey to Bulgaria

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 […]

Posted in: Bulgaria
My Travel CV: Adventurous Kate

My Travel CV: Adventurous Kate

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 […]

Posted in: My Travel CV
Train from Kandy to Ella via Nuwara Eliya

Train from Kandy to Ella via Nuwara Eliya

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 […]

Posted in: Sri Lanka
My Travel CV: 1 Dad 1 Kid

My Travel CV: 1 Dad 1 Kid

This week we speak to Mr Talon Windwalker of 1 Dad I Kid. Talon tells us about why he writes a travel blog, his worst travel experience, how long-term travel with his son has changed their relationship, future travel plans, romantic love and more. Travel Blog 1dad1kid.com is fairly eclectic. I blog about travel, budget travel, […]

Posted in: My Travel CV