Author archive for Stories

  • Camino de Santiago, my Journey

    It’s still dark, 7-30 in the morning, I stop and turn around to look at the now distant lights of the small Spanish village whose cold empty streets I left behind me almost an hour ago.

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  • Mount Kilimanjaro Climb

    I got offered the extraordinary opportunity to climb Mount Kilimanjaro as part of my familiarisation trip in Tanzania.

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  • A Gap Year in Australia

    Back in 1990 I was one of many single female back-packers who had ventured to Australia on the back of hearing from too many people “travel whilst you are still young and have no ties, you won’t get that chance when you are older”

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  • My Travels and Thoughts for the Future

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  • Travel and Life in Ningbo, China

    I first arrived in China in August 2011 and I was very excited about the prospect of starting my new job as an English teacher in Ningbo.

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  • Travelling with a Family

    Travelling with children can be tough but there are many ways to reduce the stress and worry involved. Before your travels there are various factors to consider;

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  • The Airport Mishap

    An Airport is a place many people don’t enjoy being in. A place many consider connected to stress. There are many things that might go wrong in an airport:

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  • Experiencing Auschwitz; In the Shadow of ‘Dark Tourism’

    When I informed my friends and family that my Father and I were going to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, their responses fell into two categories;

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  • Day Trip to Kamakura

    Although Tokyo is never boring with its bright lights, endless restaurants and shops and its unique and diverse nightlife, a dramatic change in scenery is only a train ride away.

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  • Party Safely

    Although I have had many holidays to destinations in countries all across the world, I think it could be said that I don’t as much travel to places as I move there.

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