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A Day Trip To Montenegro & Casino Royale

I’ve reached the mid-point of my week long trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia.   Having spent all the previous day out in Mostar, Bosnia I was wondering whether anything could come close to beating that incredible day. With my energy levels still … Continue reading

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Mostar Day Trip -Part 2

My guide for tour of Mostar was to be Armina, a friendly and talented young lady who led me around the city for over an hour. Mostar was famously perhaps the most devastated city in Yugoslavia, it being divided between … Continue reading

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Day trip to Mostar in Bosnia Herzegovina 

One of the attractions for me to come to Dubrovnik was not just to see this magnificent city and the beautiful Croatian coastline but because of its close proximity to the other former Yugoslav republics, all of whom are now … Continue reading

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Fort Lovrijenac, Fort Imperial & the Dubrovnik Cable Car

Fort Lovrijenac is an imposing 3 sided castle overlooking the main entrances to Dubrovnik by land and sea. It is said that in the 11th century the rising maritime power of Venice identified the rocks on which it is built … Continue reading

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Walking the walls of Dubrovnik 

My first full day at Dubrovnik had a mighty big to-do list even if I were only to visit the highlights. Of course if you come to Dubrovnik and only do one thing, walking the city walls is that thing. … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik Day 1

I remember wanting to visit Dubrovnik even as a teenager. I was a well-read child (quelle surprise) and somehow even in the 1980s I was well aware of it. As a near adult, Dubrovnik hit the headlines for all the … Continue reading

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Living the high life

I’m writing this blog from sunny Dubrovnik in Croatia. For those who haven’t heard of these places, you may know it better as Kings Landing in Westeros.  It’s hard taking summer holidays when you’re a tour guide which us why … Continue reading

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Looking up at London

On Saturday I did one of my Jack The Ripper walks with a particularly brave and sporting Australian lady who wanted to combine an amazing history walk and a way to see a bit of London that most tourists wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Sights from the moors

During our days out on holiday we spent quite a lot of time just driving around.  The weather was entirely perfect every day and we all enjoyed just being somewhere where there were no people and often no birds or … Continue reading

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Visiting the magical land behind a waterfall and underground caving!

So far on our holiday no two days had been the same and this was to be no different. After doing a soot of shopping in Alston, the highest market town in England, we headed east over the Peninnes and … Continue reading

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