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India really is incredible

Traveller anecdotes of India abound. People talk about getting violently ill, being harassed by beggars, the poverty and the chaos. So, when I get the learn that I have won a trip to India, I’m excited yet anxious.


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Discovering Bilbao, Spain

Looking back on the four weeks I spent getting to know and falling in love with Bilbao, I find it hard to compartmentalise this great city. Everything is interlinked.  Food and relaxation, culture and history, shopping and culture. One thing … Read the rest

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Lisbon surprised me

A couple of nights in Lisbon were enough for me to fall in love with the city. Once settled into the hotel, I put on my walking shoes prepared to lose myself in the narrow, cobbled streets of Lisbon’s old … Read the rest

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Lisbon-Sacavem 13.3km

Lisbon to Sacavem

On arrival at Lisbon airport the immediate challenge was getting to our hotel. After seeing the taxi queue we decided to take the metro. Big mistake!  We finally hauled our luggage up the three

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