Category Archives: Travel Thursday

Travel Thursday 30/06/11 – Your Most Emotional Travel Experience

The prompt says “positive or negative”, sorry folks it is a negative one. Saying Goodbye To Mum, Budapest, October 1996 My mum was diagnosed with cancer in the late spring/early summer of 1996, just as I was taking my final … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 23/6/11 – Your Most Enjoyable Journey

Masvingo – Mutare, Zimbabwe, 1995 Hitching on a Sunday in Africa!  My journey had begun with a bus ride from the national park where I’d been camping into the town of Masvingo, where I walked across town and had a … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday – 16/06/11: Best Restaurant You Have Visited

As anybody who knows me will testify, I love my food.  However, I am not a “foodie” as such, and certainly not a fan of “posh” food – I like proper portions of decent, well cooked, fresh and tasy dishes … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday – 09/06/2011 – Worst Hotel You Ever Stayed In

Unnamed Hotel – Prague, Czech Republic, Summer 1997 Unnamed for reasons I will explain! Very tough one, as I tend to choose accommodation quite carefully before booking. With that in mind, it has to be one I was sent to … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 02/06/11

The Best Accommodation You’ve Stayed In MS Kasr Ibrim – Lake Nasser, Egypt Not a hotel, but a cruise boat.  Egypt had always been high on the “top places to go” list for both me and Sally-Jayne and we did … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 26/05/2011 – The Worst Place You Have Visited

The Worst/Most Disappointing Place You Have Ever Visited Auschwitz, Poland I have to say I have been very lucky on my travels, in that I have never wound up stuck in anywhere horrible. Probably because I tend to plan things … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 19/05/2011

“Your all-time favourite place visited” Elephant Plains Game Lodge A nice easy one to start with, then! I am pretty sure that most of the possibilities I have considered will be covered in subsequent weeks of Travel Thursday as categories … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday – Weekly Chat About All Things Travel

Travel Thursday is an idea that has recently been introduced on Twitter, and is similar in some ways to Music Monday in that the idea is to share your thoughts about the subject each week.  Just as some of us … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday 12/05/11 – Backpacking Adventures

Well, we have had Music Monday for a while.  Now it is time to start Travel Thursday.  Each week I will endeavour to post something travel related on the blog, maybe something to do with my work, maybe a recommendation … Continue reading

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