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Kirkjubøur, Faroe Islands

The Magnus Cathedral in 1839

Yesterday the TCP crew went on a bit of an adventure to Kirkjubøur, a historic village located on the southern point of Streymoy Island. Kirkjubøur village is considered the Faroes most important historical site and has a number of ruins

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Exploring Christchurch

Inner city Christchurch - the rebuild zone

My journey to Christchurch to work on a book project is my first time travelling to the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Although I have been to NZ a few times over the last decade, I have never ventured

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Old farts couch surfing the world

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This year has been monumental in so many ways, a lot of projects developing all over the place which is very exciting. Tracey has been to NZ, USA, Australia’s Central Desert and Top End, as well as a few trips

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First Time in India? How to Get a Prepaid SIM Card as a Foreigner?

Image by Ramesh Lalwani, CC BY 2.0

This post from our travel writer based in India, Rohit Agarwal, is very useful for travellers needing to get a SIM card in India. We found the process a bit daunting when we were there in November, so these hints

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Some Tips To Deal With Touts In India

Street Vendor in India Trying to Sell Product - Photo credit Rosipaw, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Contributed by Rohit Agarwal Introduction by Tracey Benson, Editor: Rohit’s article about avoiding touts in India is extremely useful for travellers not just to India but to many parts of the world. The article underlines that just by following some

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365 Places: Wayanad Forest

Wayanad, Dare Nature © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 181: Wayanad Forest and Dare Nature, Wayanad, South India En route to Kochi, we met our friends along the way and they took us to this magical place high up in the mountains – Dare Nature. Dare Nature is

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365 Places: Bangalore Palace

Bangalore Palace, © Tracey Benson 2014

Day 179: Bangalore Palace, India Today we started our fabulous South Indian Mystery tour, curated by our dear friend and artist Di Ball. Our first destination was Bangalore Palace and we were very lucky that there was a wedding on

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