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The Electronic Visa Scam

The Electronic Visa Scam

Electronic visa applications have it a whole lot easier for many passport holders to obtain visas for some of the..
Jemaa El Fnaa, Marrakech

Jemaa El Fnaa, Marrakech

A slightly weird night in Jemaa el-Fnaa, Marrakech. In fact between the snake charmers, Koran readers, acrobats, Berber musicians, fortune..

Morocco Bound

Just about to bolt out the door for Morocco, and it’s mostly holiday with just a side serve of work,..
Taj Mahal ,Sunrise

Taj Mahal ,Sunrise

Sunrise, Taj Mahal. I love this place, and this moment, but I avoid the hordes at the front gate and..
Hong Kong Coffee

Hong Kong Coffee

By and large, Hong Kong does not do coffee well. Sure there are all the usual US-based derivatives everywhere, doling..

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How to beat overtourism

How to beat overtourism

This European summer a new word, “overtourism”, has entered the travel lexicon. Barcelona In Barcelona, a city of 1.6 million which saw..
The Electronic Visa Scam

The Electronic Visa Scam

Electronic visa applications have it a whole lot easier for many passport holders to obtain visas for some of the..
Credit Card Fraud

Credit Card Fraud

  Guard that Card!Twice in just over a year I’ve had fraudulent purchases made on two separate credit cards. In..
Ultimate Travel Checklist

Ultimate Travel Checklist

Checklists stop you from making mistakes. That’s why pilots use them (briefing, brakes, throttle, spoilers, flaps…etc). It was found that..
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