Posts by Elisabeth Sowerbutts

This Blog is Not Going to Malta!

Cape Panwa, Phuket

So I’m a bad blogger, and I don’t update often enough.  But when I do update, it’s genuine. Which is why I’m not going to Malta. But I probably need to back up and explain: Malta is running a campaign which sees them sponsoring 72 travel bloggers to visit in 2014 In some ways this…

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Independent Travel – Ireland Edition

Independent Travel Ireland

I have traveled Ireland several times  – but for many people Ireland is their first trip overseas so what should a beginner be thinking about if they are considering a trip to the Emerald Isle. You could decide to go with an organized tour – lets be clear tours are great – so long as…

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Sydney 30 Years On

Sydney Ferries Under the Harbour Bridge - Dwarfed by a Liner

Sydney was my first overseas city which I traveled to solo At 19 at scored a holiday job a summer job with a multi-national oil company in Sydney’s Rocks area. A few weeks ago my latest trip was because I was taking a travel writing course Sydney Transport Options The first time I arrived I caught…

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My Non-Boring Travel Money Guide Is FREE

I‘m currently giving away my Non-Boring Travel Money Guide – free on Kindle. Sorry it’s back to it’s regular, but reasonable price of $3.99. (If you don’t have a Kindle, which personally I think is the best piece of travel gear invented EVER, you can still read it with a free Kindle app.  This is the…

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Travelling At Christmas – How To Survive

Christmas Markets, Berlin

I’ve spent many Christmases away from home. The most memorial one’s probably include: spending most of the day on flights from New Zealand to India;  to the first time I spent Christmas in Australia – in Sydney; many years later spending Christmas in the middle of the Nullabor Plain; Christmas Eve in Singapore before flying to Hanoi…

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2013 Vacation Plans – Where To Go?

Model Railway, Hobart

I have a bit of a reputation I think. As soon as we got back from Burma, the first question people were asking was, when are you off again? Where’s the next trip to? Well frankly I’m not sure, but never one to stay at home too long I thought I’d see what was being…

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