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Tag: Great Outdoors

5 Countries To Visit in South America – Adventure Awaits

Posted on April 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Places, Roaming Resources, South America. No Comments
South America. Are you thinking of Rio Carnival and Christ the Redeemer and beaches galore? I know I am. But South America is huge, it’s wild, it has culture and history and food to discover at every turn, and it’s very easy to get off the beaten path. With so many world-famous cities and sights, would you go in search of the highlights or the hidden gems of this lively continent?…

Why My Mum Ran 3 Marathons This Year

Posted on November 27th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Travel Tales, Unsung Heroes. No Comments
Is she a bird? Is she a plane? No, it’s my mother, and apparently she’s got superpowers too. Her powers include running marathons, and defiantly crossing oceans on the Clipper RTW Yacht Race, among other things. Meet Joan Clancy. She answers to ‘Mum’, ‘Gran’, and even ‘Doctor’, in her capacity to make Accident & Emergency staff across the North of England tremble at just the mention of an impending visit.…

How I like to travel and a Booking Now app review

Posted on August 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 3 comments
In this post I’m reviewing a new app from Booking.com that is designed to help you book accommodation at the last-minute – because when I’m travelling, that’s exactly what I like to do. Depending how you like to travel, you’ll either love or hate the idea behind this… This app is designed purely for the spontaneous traveller – anyone who might need a room for today or tomorrow night at the drop of a hat!…

15 Things To Expect From An Alberta Road Trip In Summer

Posted on June 19th, by Peter Parkorr in Canada, North America, Roaming Resources. 18 comments
Have you ever thought of visiting Canada and had no idea what to see? How about what to expect on a road trip in Alberta? No clue? That’s exactly the place I was in just a couple of weeks ago.  If you had said Toronto, Montreal or even Ottawa I would have some idea of what to expect, but Alberta? The only thing that came to mind was oil sands.…

Beautiful Snowy Bucharest in 33 Photos

Posted on February 6th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Romania. 6 comments
I decided to start 2015 the same way I started 2014 – travelling to a new city, and this year also to a new country. My first visit to Bucharest, capital of Romania, coincided with a big dump of snow and a record low temperature for New Year’s Eve. The snow was welcome, the extreme chill not so much! But I’m happy with how my Bucharest photos came out.…