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Edinburgh: My First Attempt At Exploring (and Hostelling)

In early February, my friend Kim told me she’d booked train tickets to Edinburgh for a University open day and asked if I’d like to come along. 1,073 more words


Townsville, April 15th 2002

MEGS: A sleepless night was had, coz I didn’t think we would hear the alarm (it being a watch) so up at 6.40 and ready to get on the big green bus. 207 more words

Travel Tuesday- Tales from the Hostels

The first morning I woke up in Picton, New Zealand, it hit me. The realisation came crashing down on me much like the stench did. I finally worked out why our room had a little placard hanging by the door that simply said: 640 more words



Officially deemed my “Melbourne Rollercoaster” appropriately describes the emotions of the past 2 weeks. Still only 2 weeks? Surely it must be more… but nope, just checked the calendar, two weeks and a day! 737 more words


What they don't tell you (and you need to know) about South Downs yha

I’ve recently returned from 2 weeks in the UK. The first part was a city visit to London galleries. And the second part was meant to be a restful walking holiday in the South Downs national reserve area. 720 more words


Travel Tuesday: What Travelling Does For Me

When you think about embarking on an adventure, you only think about what you’ll be taking with you; not much thought goes into what you’ll bring back with you, or the you that you’ll bring back. 472 more words


The shark hunter and rotten shark

On the planning today: a long trip to the peninsula of Snaefelsness in western Iceland. This peninsula is a.o. known for the Snaefelsjökull volcano where Jules Verne’s… 733 more words