Cape Panwa – Phuket

Cape Panwa in Phuket surprised me……Like loads of backpackers and travellers I have managed to visit Thailand a few times. The draw of the beaches and lifestyle always brings me back and the Thai Cuisine is my favourite food of all! Especially chicken satay – you can see my Top 5 Thai Dishes here Phuket…

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Mallorca Rocks Magaluf

Mallorca Rocks is Ibiza’s  little brother and its growing up really fast!  2012 has been an epic year for both Ibiza and Mallorca rocks. The concept has changed both the music scene in Ibiza and the image of Magaluf. During my recent visit to Magaluf I was surprised at how the whole resort was reinventing…

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The reinvention of Magaluf

There is a whiff of money in the air in the famous resort of Magaluf and I’m not talking about Paco Rabanne 1 Million that seems to be worn by every single male in every single bar on the strip. Over the past couple of years money has been pouring into the tacky and brash…

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Skiing in the Dolomites

I have been lucky enough to ski in many resorts across Europe but only two places have really made me go wow! Slovenia was the first and I continued to return year after year for great skiing throughout the country but also the beautiful scenery, quiet slopes and amazing hospitality. You can read my Skiing…

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Music Memories – Shara Johnson

As a you may be aware I have been sharing my own Music Memories posts about how certain songs remind me of things I’ve done across the globe and places I’ve visited. Well I’ve now thrown the gates open and am wanting you to share a track/song that really reminds you of something or somewhere…

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Thai Banana Pancake – video

Ok so you hear of Thai street food all the time, especially Pad Thai. I even wrote about my Top 5 Thai dishes too but I forgot one street food stall you will find everywhere – Roti pancakes and in particular a Thai banana pancake. Anyone who has been to Thailand will have seen the…

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Travel Photography – Olu Deniz Turkey

My latest travel photography post is of the sunset in Olu Deniz, Turkey. I spent a couple of evenings relaxing on the roof terrace at the Buzz Bar and it had great views along the beach to the lagoon. Olu Deniz Sunset Please note copyright to all of the photos that are uploaded to this…

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The Top 3 Navigational iPhone apps for backpackers

I hadn’t actually heard of any of these apps before but have already began using  two of them as they are great for the many city breaks I go on each year. Backpacking can be an exciting and spontaneous way to travel, but you want to make sure that you are well prepared to navigate unfamiliar…

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