Category Archives: Asia Travel

TF Flashback: Cows, Forts, Mosques & Scams On The Golden Triangle In India (2007)

Despite having travelled to a fair few countries before this trip, I was a little  apprehensive about what lay ahead for  India. I’d heard many horror stories beforehand but despite a 90 minute delay at Narita Airport, I arrived at … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: World Cup Museum & Stadium Tour In Seoul (2006)

The FIFA World Cup came to Asia twenty years ago when it kicked off on May 31st. This particular tournament is one that I’ve reminisced about a fair few times with regard to the effect it had on my decision … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: Fun & Adventure In The “Last Frontier” Of The Philippines (2007)

  Kind, friendly and hospitable people, lovely turquoise-green waters, amazing islands, (mostly) great weather, good snorkelling and lots of adventure were the key ingredients of one of my all-time favourite trips to the Phillippines fifteen years ago. I was a … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: A Surreal Border Crossing In Korea (2006)

Way back in 1997 I remember watching the BBC documentary show ‘Full Circle with Michael Palin’ which was a series following the English actor/comedian/writer/TV presenter on a full anti-clockwise trip around the Pacific Rim. The second episode featured Japan and … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: The Trip To Seoul In 2006 Which Really Kickstarted Many Years Of Asian Travel

Research and preparation before any overseas trip is something I have long done but it hasn’t always been that way. My first overseas trip whilst based in Japan was to South Korea in the early days of January 2006. Along … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: Seoul Olympic Stadium (2006)

Research and preparation before any overseas trip is something I have long done but it hasn’t always been that way. My first overseas trip whilst based in Japan was to South Korea in the early days of January 2006. Along … Continue reading

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Contributing To Leicester City Fanzine “The Fox”

Back in the late 1980’s I only had my weekly ‘Match‘ and/or ‘Shoot‘ football magazines for company until I spotted something called ‘When Saturday Comes‘ which I think I initially laughed at as it was only in black and white! … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt VI: The Search For “Club Obi Wan”

Things have rarely gone smoothly when it comes to hunting down filming locations from the Indiana Jones franchise. I ran out of time to go to Kairouan in Tunisia which was used to represent Cairo in ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark‘ … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Filming Locations: Johnny English Reborn (2011)

There have been a fair few spy spoof’s over the years and whilst the likes of Austin Powers usually gets a lot of recognition, this comedy vehicle for Rowan Atkinson is not as fondly remembered. Not by me though as … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 2017 Pt V: The Best Of The Rest

The main reason for this latest trip of ours was to see Leicester play in the Premier League Asia Trophy but that made up only a fraction of our time in the Hong Kong. There was plenty of other time for … Continue reading

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