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Why I Went To Catania For 3 Days And Stayed For 2 Months

Posted on April 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect, Sicily. 4 comments
Catania is one of the two big cities in Sicily. Palermo is the other one, nearly on the opposite side of the island. A lot of people prefer Palermo to Catania, but not me. I’ve put a few photos of Catania together to try to explain why.There’s more to Catania than meets the eye. Catania has a pretty city centre, popular with shoppers, there are some impressive churches and facades, although you don’t have to stray far to find more run down areas.…

99 Things To Do On An English Road Trip

Posted on October 2nd, by Peter Parkorr in Britain, England, Roaming Resources. 31 comments
England! It’s an old country with lots of history. But like the rest of the world, things are changing all the time. This summer I went on a road trip with my good friend Kash, to see more of England – something I’ve wanted to do for a long while. If you’re looking for English road trip ideas, here are 99 things to do in England that will make sure even the Queen approves of your adventure!…

Ten Tips for Travelling to Turkey

Posted on September 12th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
Ten Tips for Travelling to Turkey Turkey is a place where you can kill two birds with one stone. (Excuse the pun.) The country straddles two continents, so a visit to Turkey lets you visit part of Asia and part of Europe, in one vibrant nation with an impressive history.…

Variety Is The Spice Of Life: Tong Tong Fair 2014, The Hague

Posted on July 11th, by Peter Parkorr in Asia, Netherlands, Roaming Resources. 5 comments
Ah Asia! As diverse as a colour wheel. As exciting as free fall. Adored by travellers from all over the world. Ancient explorers risked their lives to get there, for every reason under the sun, from trading spices to… *gulp* plunder and slavery. If you haven’t been to Asia yet, you have to go. Anyone who argues with that statement almost certainly hasn’t been.…

Unmasking a summer of Euro exploration with #MustLoveFestivals!

Posted on June 4th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Video Adventures. 3 comments
*Drumroll please!!* A grand announcement for you today, about a shiny new blogging project that is going to be delivering reports to you from the coolest and quirkiest festivals happening across Europe this summer… Please be upstanding for; Must Love Festivals, Europe 2014.The project – What is Must Love Festivals about? Together with 15 fellow bloggers, we’ll be bringing you photos, video and stories this summer, from an eclectic mix of festivals that deserve your attention.