Goat Parva Murders – Another extract

Originally posted on Julian Worker Travel – A few ideas for your next trip in every direction:
This is another extract from my book The Goat Parva Murders: An Inspector Knowles Mystery. Suddenly Bingo barked and ran off into the undergrowth with his tail wagging vigorously. Mrs Hills turned around and shouted. “He’s found something…

Free book available for download

Originally posted on Julian Worker Travel – A few ideas for your next trip in every direction:
There is a free book available for download at the following URL http://www.storycartel.com/books/40-humourous-british-traditions Britain has many well documented, yet strange traditions such as Bog Snorkelling, Bonfire Night, Cheese Rolling and Haxey Hood. This book describes 40 more traditions…

Top 10 Budget Restaurants in Perth, Australia

The top 10 best budget restaurants in Perth, Western Australia http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/feb/12/top-10-budget-restaurants-cafes-perth-australia

Is nothing sacred in Australia?

At first I thought this was a joke, but it’s not it’s just depressing – the politicians have assured everyone that there will be strict environmental controls. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/31/great-barrier-reef-dredging-spoil-dumping-approved-abbot-point

Essential Guide to Brazil

Brazil is hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and here is an excellent guide to the country. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destination/brazil/102278/Brazil-an-essential-guide.html

Sports the Olympics Forgot – Boats on Wheels, Lubeck

There are a number of races in each category for both men and women depending on a contestant’s age. The U-21 race is over 5 miles, the 21-30 race is for 7.5 miles, and the 31 and above race is a distance of 10 miles. In most years, the number of contestants in each category is between 750Continue reading “Sports the Olympics Forgot – Boats on Wheels, Lubeck”

Travel tips – Walking in Rio de Janeiro and Visiting Lapland

If you’re planning on visiting Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 World Cup here’s an excellent article on walking through Rio http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/nov/29/rio-de-janeiro-walking-world-megacities  If you’re more interested in meeting Santa Claus in Lapland then this article is for you. http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/europe/travellers-guide-lapland–drive-huskies-meet-santa-claus-and-try-to-catch-the-northern-lights-8956594.html

Help The Philippines by visiting in 2014

Help The Philippines by visiting the country in 2014 – here are some excellent suggestions for your trip – http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/nov/27/philippines-best-islands-after-typhoon-haiyan-tourists I have always wanted to see the terraces in Banaue on North Luzon, but I had never heard of Bohol’s most famous attraction – the surreal Chocolate Hills: over 1,500 mounds formed by coral depositsContinue reading “Help The Philippines by visiting in 2014”

Unusual Places to Stay

If you enjoy unusual places to spend your holidays consider the places in this article. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/nov/18/unusual-places-stay-guardian-readers I have stayed at the Propeller Island in Berlin and enjoyed the experience. I would have added the Salt Hotel in Uyuni in Bolivia to this list although the salt didn’t provide much protection from the Bolivian tourism minister’sContinue reading “Unusual Places to Stay”