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Thank you so much for joining us on our journeys around the land! Who wants it all to go to plan anyway? The travel tales would be much less fun without the mishaps.

This is a site filled with anecdotal evidence of us generally muddling through our trips away and then feeding back Top Travel Tips on the pitfalls (and successes) to enable you to make the trip more successfully.

Here are just a few examples from the archives of when lessons were learned:

  1. Photobomb  by mercenary Mongolian kings in Red Square, Moscow.
  2.  Scaling Scafell in the fog.
  3. Scaling Snowdon in July. Also in the fog.
  4. Being mugged by giant waves in the Algarve.

5. Making the fatal mistake of refusing rubberised boots inside an Icelandic glacier

6. Confusing Odciexe and Odiaxere, and totally missing market day in Portugal.

7. Investing in an airbed that won’t actually fit in the sleeping compartment of your tent on Dartmoor.

Wonder what the next one will turn out to be. I’ll keep you posted!


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Schwartzwald winter pin

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