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Secret Food Tour of Tokyo

Secret Food Tour of Tokyo

It’s no secret that I love to eat, so when I travel, I always look for a cooking class or a food tour. It’s usually one of the most memorable parts of my holiday. On my final day in Tokyo, I did a Secret Food Tour of Tokyo. Ideally, I would have done this at the start...

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Jaipur – the pink city of Rajasthan

Jaipur – the pink city of Rajasthan

India had been TOP of my bucket list for 15 years and for a variety of reasons, I had not managed to get there. Can you imagine my excitement when I was greeted at the airport by my taxi driver  'you are most welcome to India'. I thought I was on the set of...

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Top 3 Textile Museums in India

Top 3 Textile Museums in India

1.Living & Learning Design Centre, Bhuj, Gujarat This LLDC centre consists of a craft museum, shop and cafe. It was opened in 2016 and is a modern, well laid out museum. I learnt a lot at this museum and would highly...

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My Ayuvedic Experience in Kerela, India

My Ayuvedic Experience in Kerela, India

I've travelled to Kerela before so I had heard of Ayuvedic treatment and even had a couple of massages. Earlier this year I decided to focus on my health and book 28 days of treatment. I googled, read reviews and asked for personal recommendations. I booked a resort...

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Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

I'd been recommended 'Delhi by Bike' Tour of Old Delhi and I was not dissapointed. The tour started early at 6 am to beat the city traffic and crowds. There were two guides, one rode at the front and the other rode behind. The ride was relaxed and the pace was...

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6 reasons Gujarat will leave you wanting more

6 reasons Gujarat will leave you wanting more

Gujarat is India's western most state and home to numerous sacred and historical sites. It is an exciting destination to explore as it is often overlooked. 1. The capital city of Ahmedabad was founded in 1411 and features a mix of architecture from century...

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Game of Thrones filming locations in Morocco

Game of Thrones filming locations in Morocco

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? It is difficult to believe (especially living in Australia with our limited historical buildings) that the castles, forts and locations of the series are actually real! Game of Thrones is filmed in Spain, Croatia, Malta,...

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Block printing in Bagru, India

Block printing in Bagru, India

On my recent trip to India I visited the village of Bagru to see the process of block printing. Sadly this tradition is being replaced by screen printing in many areas of India.  Typically block printing is done by men who have passed the techniques down through...

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Why visit Morocco?

Why visit Morocco?

Morocco is situated in Northern Africa and is characterised by rugged mountains, large deserts and a lengthy coastline. The capital is Rabat. However, the largest city is Casablanca. With a population of more than 33 million people, it is distinguished by its...

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