Liechtenstein – Quirky Microstate Fun

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Rate our ReviewsHands up if you’re from Liechtenstein? Hmm, just as I suspected, not many hands there. With an estimated population of approximately 37000, the whole of the country has less people living in it than my South Wales hometown of Bridgend (population circa 49500, in case you were wondering). So put in to that […]

Zanzibar – Archipelago Paradise or Waning Magic?

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Rate our ReviewsThe inhabitants of Zanzibar are fond of greeting visitors – often seasick from the bumpy boat ride over from Dar es Salaam – with the phrase ‘welcome to paradise’. For it is a place very well-known worldwide, perhaps the single best-known place in Tanzania. With its pristine beaches, jungle-clad hillsides and Indo-Arabian architecture, […]

Memento Park, Budapest – The cold war ‘Theme Park’!

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Rate our ReviewsBudapest has not forgotten its recent troubled past. The Cold War effectively ripped Europe in two with its divisive ‘iron curtain’ line, and Hungary was a flashpoint in this major conflict. For Budapest was the scene of a crushed revolt against the USSR-endorsed Hungarian ‘People’s Republic’ in 1956, which resulted in Soviet oppression […]

Uganda – Why Volunteer ? – Report # 4

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Rate our Reviews  The time has come for me to conclude these posts reporting on my Ugandan volunteering. I hope that I’ve managed to give a taste of what a (cliché alert!) profound, rewarding and life-changing experience it was, which is all you can do within the confines of a blog post. Nothing can replicate […]

Zambia – On the Road, African Style!

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Rate our ReviewsClick here for Hotel Deals in Zambia with Instant Confirmation. Click here for Tour Deals ,  Theme Park Ticket  Deals in Zambia with instant confirmation. If “life is a journey and not a destination”, as Ralph Waldo Emerson famously declared, then traveling is one of the very best examples of this maxim. You […]