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What to do in Tashkent

Congratulations.. you have made it to Uzbekistan. Your first stop in this interesting country is most likely to be the capital, Tashkent. Tashkent is a mixture of old and new – along with ultra modern high rise buildings, sometimes you might see an occasional donkey on the outskirts of the city or a mighty lada with a huge couch being transported on its roof.  Is it safe in … Continue reading What to do in Tashkent

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Uzbekistan travel – before you go

Oh Uzbekistan! The land of emm… the unknown? I have survived and truly enjoyed my time there a few weeks ago.  To be completely honest I didn’t know anyone even remotely interested in travelling to Uzbekistan, or someone who has been there previously.  Lets start with the basics – all the facts I’ve picked up from travelling as a single female traveller. Best time to … Continue reading Uzbekistan travel – before you go

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Must see markets in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a crazy place – land is co scarce, every inch is used a livable/useful space. When it comes to markets though, there are no goods out there that do not deserve a market to be named after. Lady goods? Gold Fish? Jade market? No problems! Let’s talk about the best markets in Hong Kong that are worth visiting when you are in … Continue reading Must see markets in Hong Kong

Only in Wellington

Three places you can only find in Wellington. 1. Wellington Chocolate Factory. Nested between converted apartments it is chocoholic’s haven. Watch live how some of their products are being made, smell the chocolate, have a cuppa coffee and sample some of the chocolate. It isn’t cheap but really good quality. 2. Six Barrel Soda. Another Wellington local. Home of delicious soda syrups, milkshakes and beautiful … Continue reading Only in Wellington

Gallipoli: The scale of our war, Te Papa Wellington

I greatly dislike waiting in lines for things like exhibitions, tourists attractions…. There was only one exhibition this year where I spent waiting almost an hour before the doors opened This exhibition was at Te Papa, Wellington called Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition which marks World War 1 centenary. It is free and well worth the wait. Created with Weta workshop (creators of … Continue reading Gallipoli: The scale of our war, Te Papa Wellington