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Top tips for experiencing Antarctica

Top tips for experiencing Antarctica

For some people Antarctica is an unknown entity, for others it is the ultimate bucket list adventure. I count myself as one of the former and for years I have watched documentaries about...

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Posted on 13.03.17

Photo Essay – Heidelberg and the Neckar River

Photo Essay – Heidelberg and the Neckar River

The Neckar river stretches for 228 miles through Germany. It is considered a major tributary of the Rhine and has its main source...

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Posted on 12.01.17

Exploring the ancient city of Jerash in Jordan

Exploring the ancient city of Jerash in Jordan

In 2015 I embarked on an epic trip with G Adventures through the Middle Eastern country of Jordan. This was a fantastic once in a...

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Posted on 01.03.17

Boat trip on the Beagle Channel – An encounter with Fur Seals and Cormorants

Boat trip on the Beagle Channel – An encounter with Fur Seals and Cormorants

On the First leg of my epic Antarctic journey, I travelled to Ushuaia which...

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Posted on 02.02.17

Seljalandsfoss waterfall Iceland – A natural beauty but at what expense?

Seljalandsfoss waterfall Iceland – A natural beauty but at what expense?

In 2017 I visited Iceland for a second time just for two days before and after my epic trip to Greenland. As I had already...

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Posted on 17.01.17

Heidelberg Christmas Markets

Heidelberg Christmas Markets

I have seen photos and videos of European Christmas markets and have always thought they looked fantastic. England has some...

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Posted on 04.01.17

Exploring the Konigstuhl and sights of Heidelberg

Exploring the Konigstuhl and sights of Heidelberg

Aside from the fantastic Christmas Markets, Heidelberg has a great deal to offer in terms of sights and historical...

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Posted on 28.12.16

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