Review: Parador De Carmona, Andalucia

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In February, I was travelling on a short trip with my family through Andalucia and we decided to stay one night in the small hill-top town of Carmona, just 20 kms from the city of Seville (see map.) Carmona in Andalucia is home to one of the most beautiful parador hotels. If you aren’t familiar […] Read more…

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Throwback Thursday – Angkor Wat 2012

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In March 2012, towards the very end of a nine month round the world trip, I travelled to Cambodia and spent four days in the beautiful city of Siem Riep. There, along with new-found friends, I visited the temples of Angkor Wat. Here a few snaps from my time exploring the temples. I had such […] Read more…

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Day Tripping in North Yorkshire

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The area of the UK i’m writing about today has been mentioned before on lexitravels.com I wrote about it in July 2013 in my post on Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Route, which crosses the North York Moors via Ingleby Cross and Glaisdale, ending on the North Sea coast in the spectacular Robin Hood’s Bay. Having […] Read more…

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A Foodie’s Guide To London Food Markets

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Although famous for its glamorous nightlife and flashing bright lights, London balances it out quite well with its softer side. The smell of attractive desserts and freshly baked goods from around the world flows through the air of Britain’s capital. Dodge the costly tourist activities and forget about the soulless restaurant chains you see in […] Read more…

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Visiting Konglor Cave, Laos

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Konglor cave (also known as Kong Lo cave) in Konglor village in Southern Laos is a bit of a hidden gem. Roughly four hours bus ride from Vientiane, it is a sleep farming village where chickens roam the roads and there are just a handful of restaurants and some great guesthouses popping up. Konglor cave […] Read more…

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Overlanding in Mongolia

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In August this year I went to Mongolia. It happens to be one of those placed which, when you tell people you’re going there on holiday, then respond with something  along the lines of: “Why????” Mongolia, was, and still is for many people, a mystery. Regarded as a landlocked backwater with very few people and […] Read more…

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7 Cliche but Amazing Things You Must do in France

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France is one of the must see places in Europe. It’s always popular with tourists, and with good reason. There’s so much to see and do, and it’s a fabulous place for lovers to take a break away from it all. Lots of people say that they want to do things ‘off the beaten path’ […] Read more…

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The overseas property conundrum

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It’s obviously no secret that I love travelling. It’s my hobby, my passion and perhaps even my reason to be. Travelling out from England means I have easy access to the whole world by plane or boat. Even the trains aren’t that bad most of the time! Still, there are times when I think about […] Read more…

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