The Best Castles in Slovakia

Slovakia has quite the reputation for it’s castles, or “hrad” as they are known locally. It is home to over 100 of them, and the avid travellers among you may even have visited a few. In this post we take a look at the best castles, so that you know what to do in Slovakia.

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Things To Do In Rotorua

Finding things to do in Rotorua is not difficult once you are there, but knowing which Rotorua attractions to go and see can make for daunting planning. Do I head for the geothermal mud pools, or do I embrace the adventure of a zorbing activity? I have collated all of the best things to do in Rotorua for you in this post. Continue reading “Things To Do In Rotorua”

Scammed, beaten and jailed in Latvia!

Without thinking about what Riga, capital of Latvia, might be like after dark, my eldest brother chose to have his stag do there in 2007. An ex-Royal Navy man, he has been to most countries with a coastline, so I trusted his choice of Latvia.


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The best way to learn a new language

What is the best way to learn a new language? I began home schooling myself to speak Spanish around 3 weeks ago now. Obviously, the best way to learn is to live in a Spanish speaking country, fully immersed. As I am currently stuck in the UK, I researched what would be the best way to learn a new language without immersion. Many people want to learn a new language, but don’t quite get around to doing it. Like anything, if you want it enough, you will work at it.


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10 ways to prepare yourself to fly around the world

Of course preparing for a trip around the world will depend on where exactly you’re going, when you’re going, who you’re going with and what you plan to do. In this post I draw on my experience to tell you everything that you should consider when flying around the world, so before you start planning a world trip itinerary, read on.

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