How to visit the Wagah Border Ceremony

In the Autumn of 2019 I travelled to two incredible countries. Two neighbouring countries in Asia with very different ways of life. One a predominately Muslim country and one predominantly Hindu. Everyday at the border between these two countries there is a bizarre but passionate ceremony to mark the closing of the border. In this post I describe all you need to know about visiting the Wagah border ceremony. The history If you haven’t guessed by now the…

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6 essential items for a long-haul flight

Travelling is exciting and fun, but the long flights you have to take to your destination can be an uncomfortable affair. There is only one way to enjoy a long-haul flight, and that is to book a first-class or business class seat. However, that is a luxury that not everyone can afford. Though it is hard to make economy class flights enjoyable, you can make them bearable. If you are well prepared and you have bought all the…

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Travel to Uzbekistan: 3 hidden gems

Travelling Central Asia is a fabulously enriching experience. Despite all being previously ruled by the Soviet Union, every country in the region has their own unique language, history and culture to get lost in. Uzbekistan is known as the gem of Central Asia and since it is now visa free for most nationalities, travel to Uzbekistan has never been easier. Uzbekistan and the Silk Road  The ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean, known as the Silk…

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Why I love to visit Georgia

You know the saying good things come in small packages? Well this is definitely true for the little Caucasian country of Georgia. Ever since my first visit to Georgia in 2015 it has remained one of my favourite countries. Sometimes I arrive in a country and it just feels right. I arrived in Georgia on a cold November afternoon from Azerbaijan and instantly fell in love with the country and its people. We stayed that night in a…

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Travel to Cambodia – a photo journey

I'm always amazed by peoples ability to bounce back from tragedy. To pick themselves up and just get on with living again. Nowhere is that more the case than in the Kingdom of Cambodia. In the 1970s this small country witnessed one of the most horrific genocides the world has ever known. However, just forty years on the country has bounced back to become a top destination for any visit to South East Asia. With a delightfully warm…

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Ranthambore Tiger Safari

My amazing experience of doing a Ranthambore tiger safari in India. The dream When I knew I would be visiting India in late 2019 my first thought was "Oo I hope I see tigers". Having been lucky enough to do some game drives in South America and Africa, I have seen some of the worlds beautiful big cats such as lions, leopards, cheetahs and ocelots. However, the most beautiful of them all, the majestic tiger had thus far…

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Ice Lake Trek, Nepal

The Best Annapurna Circuit Side Hike The Annapurna Circuit is a classic long distance hike set in the heart of the Himalayas. The start and finish points vary, as does the amount of time taken to hike it, but the key to successfully completing the circuit is time. The high pass of Thorang La demands a healthy respect for acclimatisation and the only way to do this is to climb slowly and incorporate acclimatisation days. Successful acclimatisation days…

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Dhaulagiri Icefall Trek

Dhaulagiri peak is the seventh highest mountain in the world. At 8167m it is the highest mountain in the world that stands entirely in one country, that country being Nepal. The name is derived from Sanskrit and means white beautiful mountain. I have to admit it is a damn good looking mountain! Pouring down from the east side of the mountain is the incredible Dhaulagiri Icefall. In this post I describe our adventure to hike Dhaulagiri Icefall as…

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Reasons to visit Pakistan

Pakistan was once well and truly on the overland hippy trail from London to Kathmandu. However, following the terrorist attacks in 9/11 tourism in Pakistan halted almost overnight. Now though, tourists are starting to return to this beautiful country so I wanted to share 20 reasons to visit Pakistan in 2020. I visited Pakistan in October 2019 as part of a two week trekking trip. The tour started in Islamabad and ventured along the KKH to the Hunza…

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Visiting Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat View Point

Fairy Meadows is advertised as Pakistan’s most beautiful place. As the name suggests, it's a meadow and is nestled in the Pakistani Himalayas. With spectacular views of the Karakoram range in one direction and of Nanga Parbat in the other, it’s easy to see why it’s been given this accolade. In this post I describe our epic adventure to this beautiful place and what you can expect when visiting Fairy Meadows and Nanga Parbat View Point. Crazy Jeep…

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