Welcome to Canada

In October I moved to Canada, it’s been 6 months now and it’s going great. I flew into Vancouver airport October 20th, and was whisked straight into the downtown, My first taste of a Canadian HI hostel, something which becomes more significant much later, and the infamous weather of Canada’s’ West Coast in winter. It’s […]

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Rhodes, Islands of Castles Pt.1

Using a bit of time off from the Busabout Greek Island Hopper I visited Rhodes, one of the largest of the Greek islands, closer to the Turkish mainland than Greece but only a short (and cheap) flight away from Athens. I arrived in the morning, and immediately jumped on the bus into Rhodos, or Rhodes […]

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Rome Pt.1

So I had another couple of days available, so decided a quick jaunt over to Rome was in order. I’ve never been to Italy before, but I’d heard good things about it, mostly about the food. But we all know about the history, at least some of it. The Ancient Romans, the Vatican and so […]

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Berlin Pt2

Continued from here¬† On my second day in Berlin I had a nice brunch near the hostel then decided to take a wander through the city, I came across the sad and now empty bear pit, where the cities mascot bears had lived until the last one was put down¬†recently. The conditions didn’t seem very […]

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Copenhagen Pt:1

So having settled (at least for now) in Brighton with a full time job, I have an excellent opportunity to explore Europe city by city. I have Prague and Berlin booked up for next month, and another trip in December of undecided destination. But my first trip was to Copenhagen, mostly because the flights were […]

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Where Next?

I have some holiday time coming up from my new job, I should be able to get away for 9/10 days depending on how nice my boss is, so I’m thinking about Central/Eastern Europe While I feel like I’ve done a decent amount of traveling, I certainly haven’t done loads (especially compared to some people) […]

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Cambodia Pt4: Sihanoukville Pt2

Continued from here. Wanting a little less smoke in the air, I headed back to the mainland again, but this time wanted to stay down with some new friends in Otres beach, a couple of kilometres south of Sihanoukville. At first I was worried there would be little to do, but the community along the […]

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