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Brecon Beacon Showcaves, the pride of Wales

Alabaster Pillar at Showcaves Brecon Beacon

Going to Swansea? Make sure to visit the award-winning Dan-yr-Ogof, a showcase of caves, and marvel at the beautiful formations inside.

Rhodora! if the sages ask thee why This charm is wasted on the earth and sky,

Feeding my photography hunger with rhododendrons – Sheringham Park

It’s that time of the year again when Sheringham Park bursts into a rainbow of colours as the rhododendrons and the azaleas come into bloom. Surrounded by beautiful flowers my sentiments were echoed by Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem. The Rhodora On being asked, whence is the flower. In May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes, I […]
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Norfolk, Photography
Birds of prey from norfolk wild encounters

A Knockout Encounter with Birds of Prey

Okay, I have just gotten over the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout but when I went to see the owls and hawk from Norfolk Wild Encounters (NWE) I was knocked out. NWE Birds of Prey graced the Grapes Hill Community Garden on 3rd of May, the morning after “the fight of the century” mania. I didn’t have a […]
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Oystermouth Castle

3 Interesting Things I Discovered on My Trip to Swansea

They say it always rains in Wales but when my friends took me with them to this beautiful country on the west of the UK, not a single drop of rain, until our departure day, which was fair enough. We’re leaving anyway. Wales is one of the top ten countries in my bucket list and I […]
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Travel Writing
Mrs Grumpy Cow close up

Weird-looking Cows: Exploring my own backyard

Sometimes, you don’t need to travel far to see awesome sights. You could find interesting scenes just outside your door, in your backyard. After all, any place in the world belongs to someone’s backyard and it could be yours or mine. Visiting a friend who lives in the country over the weekend, I thought of taking […]
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Travel Writing
Canao dance igorot dance

Bittersweet Memories of My Missionary Life in Benguet Part 2

The novelty fruits, traversing mountains, experiencing the Igorot culture canao and getting stranded on a road in the middle of nowhere, the adventure continues.

Travel Writing
Bittersweet Memories of Missionary Life in Benguet

Bittersweet Memories of My Missionary Life in Benguet Part 1

As sure as the day comes after the night, I promised myself I would never go back to experience travelling the stomach-churning road to Buguias, Benguet. Characterized by cliffs and precipices, part of the highway could only accommodate one vehicle at a time and the one descending should always give way to the one going […]
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Travel Must-Have
gopro hero

5 Reasons Why You Must Take a GoPro Hero On Your Next Travel

What Can GoPro Hero Do that Even the Best DSLR Camera Can’t? There is no question that DSLR cameras get high quality photos but unless you’re a pro and you had a top of the range video camera, that sort of thing that BBC use for documenting anything, then there is no way you can […]
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Cute grey seal from horsey

Kicking Up My Heels with the Grey Seals-Horsey, Norfolk

Finally, I can now tick one place in My Travel Bucket List 2015 but with much persuading on my part. First I asked nicely but when it didn’t work I resorted throwing a tantrum like a summer storm on a rather nice sunny day. It was indeed a sunny day and the mild wind at […]
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Travel Adventure
International Balloon Festival

My Top 10 Travel Bucket List for 2015

The following are the top 10 places and events I wish to go to for this year. If you happen to live near or in any of the destinations mentioned, please feel free to comment and we could meet up. 1. London Eye at Night I had never given it a thought to go on the London […]
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Romantic sunset in Hunstanton

A Romantic New Year Sunset in Hunstanton, Norfolk

When you have waited all year just to watch the sunset on the beach, you’ll do whatever it takes even if it entails painfully frozen fingers. “When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” ~ George R. Martin That’s exactly what I did on Day 2 of the year 2015. My kind friend, […]
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Paris in Spring

Sleepless in Paris and Some Bizarre Travel Encounters

Like any other touristic capital such as Rome, London and Edinburgh which are always busy during the day, in some “the beginning has just begun when the sun goes down”. That’s Paris. I love night cities that offer wholesome activities other than going to pubs and bars. A romantic stroll by a magnificent view is […]
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Food Trip, Paris
French artisan b-compressed

My Foodie Trip to Paris and The Search for Macaron

Well, it wasn’t my intention but my first trip to Paris has made me a gourmand—more than I already am, by the way. It’s no wonder then I now weigh 47kg and I’m proud to announce it. Why not? My cheeks are plumper but my thighs and waistline are pretty much the same. When I was […]
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