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Bex has travelled extensively. Read all her different travel adventures here.

Wanderlust Glamping – Orcas Island – San Juan Islands

My next stop on the San Juan Islands chain was Orcas Island.  Shaped like an upside down horseshoe, at 57 square miles Orcas is bigger than San Juan Island, but less populated.  It's rural,...

Whale Watching off San Juan Island

I couldn't stay on the San Juan Islands chain and not go whale watching!   This area of the U.S is particularly abundant in wildlife, especially in the summer.  And the summer also brings...

Pelindaba Lavender Farm – San Juan Island

One of the places the San Juan Visitors Bureau took me to visit whilst I was on San Juan island was the Pelindaba Lavender Farm. Barbara Marrett of the Visitors Bureau had it all planned...

LakeDale Resort – Glamping in style!

Whilst on San Juan Island, where did I stay?  There are numerous accommodation choices on the island ranging from Bed and Breakfasts, Spas, cottages, cabins and campsites.  San Juan Island Visitors Bureau can organise...

San Juan Island – Washington State

In need of some nature and having decided to go to the San Juan Islands - the archipelago of islands just North West of Seattle in the Salish Sea (with various Straits separating them),...

Kenmore Air – THE airline for the San Juan Islands

Having seen a lot of touristy places in Seattle such as the Gum Wall and Pike Place Market, the Space Needle and Mount Rainier, I decided it was time to take myself offshore -...

Summer Festivals in Seattle

I'm lucky to be spending time in Seattle not only at the best time of the year for weather (summer), but also because this is the season when Seattleites celebrate by partaking in street...

Air BNB & The Pie Bar, Ballard, Seattle

I'm trying out different neighbourhoods during my stay in Seattle.  I recently spent three nights in an AirBNB place in the district of Ballard, Seattle. My AirBnB joint was perfect; really centrally located and comfortable. Located...

Lady Dinah’s Cat Cafe – Shoreditch, London

Saturday, 4th July 2015 I found myself in London, UK.  Regular followers of my site might be aware of how much I love cats, so imagine my delight in finding out about a cat...

A look around Tiverton, Devon, UK

I'd never really been a fan of Tiverton.  Nestled in mid-Devon, a county in the south-west of the UK, I can attribute my lack of enthusiasm for the place to having grown up as...

LHR Terminal Two – The Queen’s Terminal

I had a lovely visit to my home country - the UK - this summer (2014).  As I said in this post, it's nice being a tourist in your home country.  Alas, the weather...

East Street Market – South London

East Street Market is located in South London - London Borough of Southwark to be exact.  The summer of 2014 saw me spending some time in London with friends.  Being British, I never tended...

Bickleigh Mill – Mid-Devon

This week I'm visiting family in mid-Devon, situated in the West Country of the UK. Having hailed from this neck of the woods, it's rare that I venture out to go visiting tourist places, but...

New York, New York – A Wonderful Town

The Bronx is up And the Battery's down Ever since I watched On the Town as a kid - musical with Gene Kelley and Frank Sinatra - I had been dying to go to NYC.  I...

Usk – South Wales

The New Year of 2013 saw me spending with friends who live in Newport, South Wales.  On a rare, sunny(ish) day we decided to visit a local village, Usk, 10 miles northeast of them. Usk...

Capture The Colour – various from around the world

I found this fantastic contest today through Travel Supermarket.  It encourages bloggers to publish five photographs that best 'capture the colour' of their travels.  Now, I'm no professional photographer, but I think I've found...

A cabin of a different sort

And so my journey from Athens to Hong Kong overland came to an end when I touched down at LHR airport.  What took me five weeks in a container ship with beautiful views took...

A few days in Hong Kong

This'll be my ninth day in Hong Kong now.  I've seen a fair bit: been to Stanley Markets on a Big Bus Tour, crossed the harbour on the Star Ferry and taken in the...

A journal entry from Hong Kong

I was just about to write in my journal when I decided "Why not write my entry here and share it with you fine people?" OK then -- what have I been up to on...

Made it to Hong Kong

And so this brave girl made it!  My final destination on this grand voyage is Hong Kong, and the ship arrived at approx. 07:30 this  morning (30JUL). What a voyage! I feel like I have...
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