Where in the World?

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As it’s my 50th blog, it seemed a good time to assess where I’ve been and my wish list of things to come…

So far I have been very fortunate to venture far and wide. I never take anything for granted and remain grateful for all I’ve seen. However, at the risk of sounding blasé, it’s only 10% of the world and there is a lot left to cover in an always diminishing time frame.


  • Austria: Vienna.

  • Belgium: Brussels, Bruges.

  • Czech Republic: Prague.

  • Denmark: Copenhagen.

  • England: Lived in London, Oxford, Portsmouth and Bath. Visited Cambridge, Chester, Nottingham, Exeter, Southampton, Winchester and the Medway towns among others.

  • France: Paris, Cherbourg, Nice, Menton, Villefranche-sur-Mer.

  • Germany: Berlin, Frankfurt (airport only).

  • Greece: Athens (airport only).

  • Italy: Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento, Pompeii, Milan (airport only).

  • Ireland: Dublin, Cork, Galway, Sligo.

  • Monaco

  • Netherlands: Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam.

  • Portugal: Lisbon.

  • Scotland: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Fort William.

  • Spain: Barcelona.

  • Sweden: Malmo.

  • Switzerland: Geneva, Montreux.

  • Turkey: Istanbul.

  • WalesLived in Cardiff, Newport and visited Swansea, Monmouth, Pontypool, Cwmbran, Abergavenny, Caerphilly among others.

  • Vatican City

Middle East

  • Bahrain (airport only).

  • IranTehran (airport only).

  • UAE: Dubai (airport only).


  • China: Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Hong Kong and Macau.

  • India: Delhi (airport only), Mumbai (then Bombay – airport only).

  • Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur.

  • Philippines: Manila.

  • Singapore

  • TaiwanTaipei, Keelung, Hsinchu, Taichung, Kaohsiung.

  • Thailand: Bangkok.


  • USA: Los Angeles, Honolulu (airport only).


  • Australia: Brisbane, Sydney, Blue Mountains, Melbourne, Perth (airport only).

  • Fiji: Nadi (airport only).

  • New Zealand: Lived in Auckland and Wellington and visited Waitomo, Rotorua, Gisborne, Napier, Taupo, Palmerston North, Wanganui, Nelson, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Christchurch among others.

Wish list…

Japan, Korea, Mexico, America, Canada, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Pacific Islands, Lebanon, UAE, Qatar, Egypt, India. Actually, anywhere. Can you help? Write me here and I’ll see what I can do.


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