LA Pt5 – The Getty and the GO Card Pt3 – Sony Studios and Venice Beach

Continued from here   So this was my day off from the GO Card, as I had a concert to head to that evening, so I found out what was offered at the hostel that day. The HI Santa Monica does a lot of different bits and pieces for the guests, most of which are […]

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LA Pt.3 The GO Pass

Continued from here So most cities have some sort of multi attraction pass that gets you into a whole bunch of sites and museums. Often these are run by the city, and just cover the government run things, museums and historic sites mostly, but some cities have other cards run by an external company who […]

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Chicago, the Windy City Pt.1

So, like the cost cutting, penny pinching Brit that I am, I can’t fly through a city without hopping out and having a look while I’m there, ticking it off my list so I don’t need to fly back again. More destinations for that flight price makes sense to me. And so, I found myself […]

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Delphi and Meteora

With the time off I get in Athens, it gives me a lot of chances to see more of Greece, so I decided to do an actual tour. I wanted to see some of the real history of the country, so Delphi and Meteora were a must do. Epic scenery and some great stories as […]

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Aegina – Quiet Greek Island

This island sits only a short ferry from Athens, and if you’re looking for a break from the big city, you’ll struggle to find a better destination for a couple days. I decided to explore the island after a shining recommendation from a friend, and I’m grateful for it. It’s easy to get to from […]

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Monaco – making a day of it

Recently I had a little time off in Nice on the Cote D’Azur in the south of France. While Nice is a beautiful town with lots to do, I was drawn away to explore Monaco the tiny country only a short bus ride away Monaco is the second smallest country in the world, only 2 […]

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Cambodia Pt1: Siem Reap

As always, the bus through from 4000 Islands in Laos down through half of Cambodia is pretty horrendous, definitely in the top ten of worst trips. We won’t bore you with the details, it’s always the same story. But arriving was a rather more pleasant experience.

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