Bilbao – Basque Country Beauty
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Bilbao – Basque Country Beauty

First things first – this is not the Spain in which I grew up holidaying. Take all the preconceived notions: flashes of TV show ‘Benidorm’ and the droves of Brits in all-inclusive resorts swilling beer, cocktails with umbrellas and karaoke bars, and consign them firmly to memory. Bilbao is an entirely unexpected jewel of the … Continue reading

Markets of Madurai
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Markets of Madurai

Madurai in Tamil Nadu is a big town. Renowned for the world-famous Meenakshi Hindu temple, amongst others, it’s a haven of pilgrims from all over the world and is busy throughout the year. But the temples aren’t the sole reason to visit. Thriving markets against faded colonial buildings are a haven of colour and culture. … Continue reading

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Tales of 2013 Travels: Year of my life!

2013 has been the best year of my life. It’s official. It exceeded all expectations and surpassed my most optimistic dreams. I actually spent more time travelling than at home. And that’s quite the feat for a non-nomad. A Grand Total of 51 flights in 2013! Flying will always hold marvel for me. It’s a world … Continue reading