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Top Ten Travel Adventures of 2014

March 4, 2015

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It’s been a fair few months since I last uploaded a post – the reason being that I’ve been doing an awful lot of globetrotting! Having stayed still for the last couple of weeks (or at least gallivanted closer to home), I’ve finally had the time to compile my top ten travel experiences of 2014. Whether it […]

Top Ten Books on India

August 13, 2014

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One of the ways I prepare for any trip abroad is to read up before I go, then while I’m travelling, and normally when I get home (to keep the good memories fresh). With a country, or subcontinent really, as vast and as varied as India, in everything from geography and religions to histories, cultures […]

Top Ten Things to Love at Taj Falaknuma Palace

June 11, 2014

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It’s not very often that I visit a hotel which I think deserves its very own blog. So far, in the history of the Tiny Traveller’s Top Ten, only one hotel has received this honour. However, on a recent trip to Hyderabad, where I stayed at the no-words-or-pictures-do-it-justice Taj Falaknuma Palace, I knew that I had […]

Top Ten Honeymoon Hotels

November 25, 2013

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When my parents got married in the late seventies their honeymoon consisted of several nights at a holiday cottage in rural Wales. Things have changed. Today a honeymoon is seen as a major life event and, for many, a status symbol. This can mean that those starting to plan their own honeymoon can feel pressure […]

Top Ten Places to Party Like Kate Moss

July 3, 2013

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Photo courtesy of www.st-tropez.com Sensational supermodel, ‘cocaine Kate’, devoted mother, rock star roadie or glamorous party girl; whatever you think of her there is no denying that Kate Moss has defined what’s hot and what’s not for well over a decade. Where Kate Moss has gone others have followed, and even now, in her state of […]

Top Ten Hotels in Rajasthan

April 28, 2013

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One of India’s most beautiful states, Rajasthan, or the ‘land of the kings’, is a dream for any first-time visitor to India. With an endless supply of forts, fairy-tale lakes, tiger-filled forests, grand temples and ancient cities, Rajasthan is a kaleidoscope of bright colours, charming people, delicious food and beautiful landscapes just waiting to be […]

Top Ten Travel Novels

April 20, 2013

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Reading and travel have always been linked. In the days where travel to a foreign land involved months at sea, arduous treks or weeks on horseback, explorers would bring home tales of their discoveries to the delight of readers at home. Even today, with ever increasing transport links, cheap fares and business opportunities worldwide, the easiest way […]