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From Amsterdam to Lahore

Amsterdam is one of those cities which always offers something to everyone. Be it a flea market near the Street Art Museum or something more posh like an open air art market at the Spui square on a Sunday. 407 more words


Our 2009 Road Trip, Part 24: Outtakes Off I-90 West

It’s a time-honored MCC tradition: every road trip concludes with bonus photos I skipped while compiling all the preceding chapters. However, this finale is a little more special than average. 854 more words


Summer holiday destinations - Valencia, Alicante and Benidorm

Touchdown in heatwave.

Relaxing,sailing,sightseeing and eating. That’s what this holiday was all about.

In Valencia, we managed to see the Central Market and eat some delicious fresh fruit, go to the beach,swim in the warmest water I’ve ever stepped foot in, and sail on a catamaran (& swim) for an hour and a half with VeryValencia. 532 more words


How to Choose the Perfect Hostel

Whenever people contact me about travel planning – one question I always get is:

Where should I stay? How do I know if it’s good? 889 more words


Off again...

Autumn became winter, then winter became spring and now we are half way through summer. I’ve shamelessly neglected this blog so rather than face the daunting task of catching you up, I’ll just launch in to my current exploits, shall I? 182 more words

San Francisco Proper, a Member of Design Hotels

Hotels in San Francisco were not inexpensive for the weekend we were looking to stay. Even using points seemed a bit cost prohibitive. After a few weeks of checking and rechecking hotel prices, we found we could snag a room at the San Francisco Proper, a Member of Design Hotels, for only $210/night. 960 more words