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24 06, 2017

Penang to Kuala Lumpur

June 24th, 2017|Asia, Malaysia|0 Comments

Penang is a city on Penang Island, connected to Peninsular Malaysia by the Penang Bridge.  Penang offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Georgetown UNESCO world heritage site Fort Cornwallis Gurney Drive Clan Jetties Of Penang Street Art in Georgetown Jubilee Clock Tower (pictured above) Kapitan Keling Mosque Wat Chayamangkalaram Komtar Tower [...]

21 06, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds – Travel Blogger Review

June 21st, 2017|UK, Western Europe|15 Comments

DoubleTree by Hilton is a luxury hotel located in Granary Wharf, Leeds.  The advantages of staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton whilst in Leeds are; Location 2 minutes from Leeds Train Station and 10 minutes from Leeds shopping district Beautiful views of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Delicious buffet breakfast with unlimited coffee / tea and [...]

18 06, 2017

Hotel Indigo York – Travel Blogger Review

June 18th, 2017|UK, Western Europe|19 Comments

Hotel Indigo, York is a Yorkshire themed boutique hotel located within the city walls of York in the United Kingdom.  The advantages of staying at the Hotel Indigo whilst in York are; Location inside York City Walls Walking distance to the points of interest of York The use of Yorkshire products in the hotel Chocolate [...]

15 06, 2017

The Lock Kitchen & Bar, Leeds – Travel Blogger Review

June 15th, 2017|UK, Western Europe|17 Comments

The Lock Kitchen & Bar is located on the ground floor of the GardenTree Hilton in Leeds city center.  Reasons to visit the The Lock Kitchen & Bar are; Dining / drinking with beautiful views of the canals and locks Option of indoor or outdoor dining / drinking BBQ on weekends Delicious and good value food [...]

12 06, 2017

Phuket to Penang

June 12th, 2017|Asia, Thailand|40 Comments

Phuket is an island in the south of Thailand.  Phuket offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Patong and Patong Beach Kata and Karon Beach Nai Harn Beach Promthep Cape (sunset photography) Phuket FantaSea Wat Chalong Big Buddha Thai boxing camps Bangla Thai Boxing Stadium with live fights Siam Niramit Phuket Day [...]

9 06, 2017

Lisbon to Tehran by land – October 2017

June 9th, 2017|Eastern Europe, Middle East, Southern Europe, Western Europe|57 Comments

From October 2017 I will travel from Lisbon to Tehran, only by land.  I will visit and photograph the following 21 countries on this journey; Portugal - Lisbon and Porto Spain - A Coruña, Santander, Bilbao France - Toulouse, Montpellier, Marseille, Nice Monaco - Monte Carlo Italy - Milan, Genoa, Pisa, Bologna, Florence, Venice San Marino [...]

7 06, 2017

Hua Hin to Phuket

June 7th, 2017|Asia, Thailand|13 Comments

Hua Hin is a city on the Thai peninsula which offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Hua Hin Night Market Sam Phan Nam Floating Market Mrigadayavan Palace Wat Huay Mongkol, Khao Takiab and Tham Khao Tao Hiking to the Pa La-U Waterfall near the Myanmar border Several Golf Courses Plearnwan retro village Pranburi Forest Park [...]

1 06, 2017

Udon Thani to Bangkok

June 1st, 2017|Asia, Thailand|16 Comments

Udon Thani is a city in the north of Thailand.  Udon Thani offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Udon Thani Park Thung Si Muang Thai-Chinese Cultural Centre Muang Udon Thani Museum Fountain Roundabout Usotel Waterland Wat Pa Ban Tat Hotels in Udon Thani are super cheap, it could be the place where [...]

29 05, 2017

Luang Prabang to Udon Thani

May 29th, 2017|Asia, Laos|38 Comments

Luang Prabang is a city in central Laos.  Luang Prabang offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Royal Palace Mount Phousi (and view of the city) Boat ride on the Mekong River Sakkaline Road, the main street Wat Xieng Thong Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham Wat Sen Hotels are incredibly cheap in Luang Prabang, [...]