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First impressions – a Kiwi in Cambodia

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It’s time for the fourth article in our series; to recap we described the experiences of an Englishman in New York for the first time, then a Canadian in San Francisco and An English Lady on the Costa Brava.  A number of different authors tell us how it went the first time they visited a city or […]

Exploring Peru

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This is a guest post by David Elliott Peru, on South America’s Pacific coast, has its north-eastern portion in the upper Amazon basin and is mostly equatorial rainforest, whilst its south-western region is occupied by the majestic Andes Mountains. The contrast couldn’t be greater, and Peru provides exciting opportunities for exploration of a culturally and naturally […]

First impressions – an English Lady on the Costa Brava

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Here’s the third article in our new (or rather re-booted) series after the first article on an Englishman in New York for the first time and the follow-up about a Canadian in San Francisco.  A number of different authors tell us how it went the first time they visited a city or town. Did it live […]

First impressions – a Canadian in San Francisco

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Here’s the second part of our new (or rather re-booted) series after the first article on an Englishman in New York for the first time.  A number of different authors tell us how it went the first time they visited a city or town. Did it live up to their expectations? Were there any big […]

Exploring Montenegro

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Montenegro, in the southern part of the Adriatic, is a unique country in several ways, packing a great diversity of landscape into its relatively small area. The name itself translates as Black Mountain, and apart from these majestic crags and peaks you’ll find sandy beaches, fast-flowing rivers, crystal clear lakes and spectacular waterfalls. Photo credit: […]