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Royal History and Extravagance at Hampton Court Palace, England

Henry VIII, possibly England's most famous King, had many palaces throughout the country that his court would move between when they had exhausted the surrounding resources.… [more]

Royal History and Extravagance at Hampton Court Palace, England Royal History and Extravagance at Hampton Court Palace, England

A Photo Journey Through London

Our recent trip to England was our first time in the country, and so one of the places that I wanted to get to know most was, of course, its capital city. London is one of… [more]

A Photo Journey Through London A Photo Journey Through London

Things to do during a short stay in Sydney, Australia

Sydney is the most well known city in Australia for a reason - it's just a wonderful place to visit! I've been to Sydney a few times now and it is one of those places that… [more]

Things to do during a short stay in Sydney, Australia Things to do during a short stay in Sydney, Australia

Climbing to the top of St Paul’s Cathedral in London

Blue skies and sun shined down upon us as we stepped out of Waterloo Station for a day of sightseeing in London. Although still cold in the shadows of the buildings, out in… [more]

Climbing to the top of St Paul’s Cathedral in London Climbing to the top of St Paul's Cathedral in London

The Medieval Ruins of Donnington Castle, England

Just north of Newbury in Berkshire, stands the ruins of a castle I had never heard of. It took a drive to the small village of Donnington, down a quiet village lane to a typical… [more]

The Medieval Ruins of Donnington Castle, England The Medieval Ruins of Donnington Castle, England

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11 Unusual Things to see and do in Hong Kong

by Dean Wickham August 31, 2015 Asia
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The mention of Hong Kong brings to mind a bustling metropolis perfect for shopping and fine dining, yet Hong Kong is so much more. Go beyond the city boasting the most sky scrapers in the world and you’ll find jaw dropping scenery, sparkling clear blue waters and hidden beaches just waiting to be explored. A [...]

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Royal History and Extravagance at Hampton Court Palace, England

by Dean Wickham August 22, 2015 Destinations
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Henry VIII, possibly England’s most famous King, had many palaces throughout the country that his court would move between when they had exhausted the surrounding resources. Of all of Henry’s palaces and castles, only two remain standing today. Situated on the Thames in Surrey, just upstream of London, Hampton Court Palace has stood for 500 [...]

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A Photo Journey Through London

by Dean Wickham July 31, 2015 Destinations
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Our recent trip to England was our first time in the country, and so one of the places that I wanted to get to know most was, of course, its capital city. London is one of the most visited cities in the world, full of interesting historical sites and with a picturesque setting on the [...]

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Things to do during a short stay in Sydney, Australia

by Dean Wickham July 17, 2015 Australia
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Sydney is the most well known city in Australia for a reason – it’s just a wonderful place to visit! I’ve been to Sydney a few times now and it is one of those places that I never seem to get sick of. There is always something to do and it never fails to impress. [...]

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Dreaming of Kakadu

by Dean Wickham July 5, 2015 Australia
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I consider myself lucky for the fact that I live in one of the greatest travel destinations in the world – Australia. It has to be one of the most diverse countries to visit, and over the years I have seen quite a lot of it. Even though I have crossed the country and travelled [...]

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Climbing to the top of St Paul’s Cathedral in London

by Dean Wickham June 29, 2015 Destinations
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Blue skies and sun shined down upon us as we stepped out of Waterloo Station for a day of sightseeing in London. Although still cold in the shadows of the buildings, out in the sun it was nice and warm and I removed my jacket, possibly for the first time since I landed in England. [...]

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The Medieval Ruins of Donnington Castle, England

by Dean Wickham June 14, 2015 Destinations
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Just north of Newbury in Berkshire, stands the ruins of a castle I had never heard of. It took a drive to the small village of Donnington, down a quiet village lane to a typical English field to discover what remains of a 14th century castle. Donnington Castle was built in the 1380′s for Sir [...]

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How Do You Conquer Jet Lag?

by Dean Wickham June 6, 2015 Featured
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I open my eyes, suddenly awake in the pitch black darkness of the night. I roll over and check my phone. It’s 3am and I’ve only been asleep for four hours. I roll back over and bury my head into my pillow. I toss and turn for the next hour, but it’s no use. I’m [...]

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Discovering Southampton’s Historic Sites and Pubs

by Dean Wickham May 31, 2015 Destinations
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The city of Southampton on England’s south coast is one of the UK’s most important ports and has been for centuries. Since medieval times, ships have been arriving and departing from the natural deep water harbour of Southampton Water, making Southampton a city full of history. During our recent trip to England, we hopped on [...]

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Temples of Laos: Wat Si Saket in Vientiane

by Dean Wickham May 17, 2015 Asia
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Sitting opposite the Presidential Palace on the corner of Avenue Lang Xang and Setthathirat Road is Vientiane’s oldest standing temple – Wat Si Saket. Although the nearby Haw Phra Keo is known as the oldest temple in the city by dating back to the 16th century, it has been destroyed several times. Built in 1818 by [...]

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