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Why we go where we go. Here are some blogs about the Top 100 Countries.

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

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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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ARGENTINA: Confessions of a Buenos Aires tour guide

By GP | Aug 13, 2018

THIS IS A TRUE STORY. It is the tale of how I came to be a tour guide in one…

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THAILAND. Bangkok to Penang by train

By GP | Aug 12, 2018

MANY YEARS AGO I resolved to one day make the thousand kilometre journey from Bangkok down to Penang in Malaysia…

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USA. A visit to Dylan’s hometown

By GP | Aug 12, 2018

I WAS IN MINNEAPOLIS on business, visiting the University of Minnesota. About three and a half hours north by car…

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JAPAN. See it before tourists destroy it

By GP | Aug 12, 2018

THREE TIMES IN the last two weeks I have had friends ask me about visiting Japan. I’ve been going there for…

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