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Angthong Marine Park

I have visited Phi Phi Ley, the location for a lot of the filming of The Beach. However I was intrigued to find out that Koh Samui and Angthong Marine Park was the initial inspiration of the locations in Alex Garlands book. Angthong Marine Park is a popular tourist destination for day trippers from Phangnan,…

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Art and Architecture in Glasgow

Lovers of art and architecture will find Glasgow rich in wonderful examples of both. The perfect destination for a short culture break, the city is a great place to head at any time of year. Number one on any culture vulture’s must do list is the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. As Scotland’s most visited…

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A Tuk Tuk for the night

Whilst in Bangkok my friends paid a tuk tuk driver 200baht for a night of transportation on the agreement he could take them to a ping pong show. Having visited one of these ghastly ping pong shows before I certainly wasn’t going to to get involved but it turned out the guy was happy to…

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Exploring Italy – What does it offer?

If there’s one country that’s guaranteed to provide something for everyone, it’s Italy. With historic sites and plump stone statues at every turn, a delicious pizzeria on every corner, breathtaking mountains and an admirable sunshine record, holidays in Italy are hot stuff. Whatever your favourite style of getaway – whether it’s all inclusive holidays, a…

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Ibiza Retreat – the quiet side of the island

After writing a few posts about Europe’s crazy night life in Ios and the best beach parties in Europe I thought it was only fair I looked at the quieter type of life that can be found on these islands. In particular the famed party paradise of Ibiza. I have had a colleague write the…

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Getting to know Bologna

I love getting to know a new city especially when I have no expectations and have no plans. For me the best way to explore a city is to not bother with a map, ignore the tourist attractions, wander aimlessly, soak up the atmosphere of local life and watch the comings and goings of the…

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#blogville first impressions

In my previous post I told you about Emilia Romagna’s amazing blogville project. Well I am now here in Bologna, the red city. The first thing I noticed whilst walking the alleyways to the blogville apartment was how the red coloured buildings stood out against the blue sky. This colour immediately made the city seem…

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