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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...

Last year I went to the Rain Forest World Music Festival in Kuching, Sarawak , Malaysian Borneo, for about the fourth time. My longtime friend, writer, and tour guide, Judy Shane, there for the first time, said ‘it was so amazing it is hard to...

I’m in New Orléans for the first time – and I’m scared! Excerpt from Naked in Budapest : travels with a passionate nomad Over the past few days I’ve listened to Elvis singing, sat through rhythm and blues on Beale Street and now...

  Start as a child with a love of reading. For me this involved hiding under the blankets reading of far-away places that created a desire for travel: I was Anne Frank in her Amsterdam attic; and, I was Heidi on the mountains of Switzerland: I was...