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Why we go where we go. Some blogs about the Top 100 Countries.

Travel is a succession of small adventures. And they make life one big one.

For something a little different, read GP's travel poems.

SCOTLAND. On Loch Ness (A Poem)

By GP | Oct 25, 2018

Inverness is monster town, they make a big thing of it Like the Kiwis with their Middle Earth and Orcs…

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Why I wrote the Top 100 Countries book

By GP | Oct 17, 2018

THEY SAY IT’s a small world. It isn’t. Planet Earth is a big place and full of infinite variety. There…

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INDIA. Into the slums of Mumbai

By GP | Oct 7, 2018

I HAD A SPARE day in Mumbai. I had been there a few times before, but I’d never spent any…

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ENGLAND. A day in north London – Highgate, Hampstead and Hendon

By GP | Sep 18, 2018

 I WAS IN LONDON ALONE, for just 24 hours. A stopover between Barcelona and Edinburgh. What to do? It was…

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GERMANY. On the rocket trail

By GP | Sep 2, 2018

ON THE WINDSWEPT Baltic coast, three hours north of Berlin, is the small town of Peenemünde. It is at the…

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NEW ZEALAND. British classic car heaven

By GP | Sep 2, 2018

THE WORLD’S LARGEST collection of classic British cars is owned by an eccentric collector in an out-of-the-way village in a…

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VIETNAM. Let Saigons be bygones

By GP | Aug 16, 2018

I HAVE JUST SPENT two weeks in Vietnam, backpacking alone, traversing the thousand mile length of the country by train…

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AUSTRALIA. Walking the Sydney Harbour Bridge

By GP | Aug 15, 2018

HAVE YOU EVER WALKED across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.? I did it today. It took me less than an hour and…

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FRANCE. Paris by arrondissement

By GP | Aug 14, 2018

PARIS IS THE MOST wonderful city on earth. It is the most visited, and probably the most famous. I love…

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