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Travel talk from around the world and especially my home - New Zealand



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With New Zealand, and many other countries, reducing or banning the use of single use plastic bags I thought I’d photograph some of my shopping bags. I often get them as souvenirs when travelling so now when I shop I have good memories of the p...

How to be an ethical traveller is simple and your ethical choices will make a difference to the people you meet don’t slavishly follow a guidebook – when you do that you will just end up in crowded places.  Do research on any sort of tour y...

Caught a bus – using my free ‘gold card’ – and headed to a suburb that was originally settled by Greek fishermen and their families. Enjoy some photos from my walk with my U3A (University of the third age) friends.

Budapest is home to two million people and transport choices are confusing so I’m pleased an English guy who is at the same home-stay has shown me the way here. ‘Will we find our way back without him?’ I wonder as I join the line of people at t...

Enjoy my wanderings yesterday … my regular Monday morning walk … around my adopted city.

With Mt Agung erupting again it seems appropriate to repeat the warming I was given when staying, for a month, on the lower slopes of the holy mountain some years ago, by reposting this. “Don’t go in the men’s shower. If you do the water wi...

” ‘Why do you want to go to Zimbabwe?’ Even I thought it seemed a little silly, when I replied ,’Because I like the name.’ Zimbabwe sounded exotic and I just wanted to go. Now I’ve arrived in Africa and I’m ready for...