Born in Aberdeen,
Scotland, this was to be the first country I visited, and
not a bad to choice to begin with if I may say so.
Moved to Maidenhead, Berkshire,
Visited Cardiff for a day.
Holiday to Santander, Cantabria,
Moved to Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
One night stopover in
Singapore on the way to Malaysia.
A week's holiday in Penang Island,
A week in Beijing, China.
Two nights in Hong Kong
(while it was still a British Colony).
Holiday to Luxor and Cairo,
A few days in Amman, Jordan.
One week spent in the Hague,
A holiday at the end of our time in Texas to Merida in the Yucatan,
About a week's holiday in Reykjavik and the surrounding areas,
My first visit to
Paris this time although I have no photographs.
Two weeks holiday in County Tyrone, Northern
A day trip to
during our Northern Ireland holiday.
Our holiday to
split between Caesarea and Jerusalem.
A day trip to Bethlehem and the West coast of the Dead Sea, West Bank,
Visiting friends for a week in Damascus,
A week spent in Havana,
Two weeks working in
Canada, followed by a weekend in
A night in Andorra-la-Vella,
during a driving trip around Catalunya.
Four nights travelling around Fes, Marrakech, Casablanca and Tanger in
A day trip to the principality of
Monaco from Nice, France.
Three nights spent in
and the Norwegian highlands.
Just a day spent wandering the streets of
Frankfurt on a long stopover.
The first of two visits to Helsinki,
Finland, on the Baltic tour 2004.
A week spent between the cities of St Petersburg and Moscow,
A night and a day in Riga,
A couple of nights spent in the
Estonian capital, Tallinn.
A mid-week break in
Whilst in Rome, visits to the sights of the
South America 2005, beginning with a week in southern
A (very) brief visit to Ciudad del Este,
First of two
entries during the trip, this one to Puerto Iguazu.
Five days in Montevideo and Colonia,
First trip to
and Ho Chi Minh City to visit parents.
Visit to Siem Reap and Phnom Penh,
Vientiane and Vang Vien,
holiday - Chiang Mai, Ko Samui and Bangkok.
A few nights in
Malta and Gozo.
Family trip to
Quick visit to
A day trip (yes, it's possible) to
The lads' annual jaunt, this time to
Quick trip to Dalmatia,
The long-awaited jaunt across the Channel to
Belgium on the Eurostar.
A night in the Grand Duchy of
bolted on to the Belgium trip.
Beirut and the
Weekend in Doha,
Hiking the Himalaya in
Quick visit to
Long weekend in Istanbul,
My first, and most likely only, trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Short jaunt to Copenhagen,
Late summer 2013
A mid-week break in Lisbon,
Wiener Schnitzel in
Crossing the Iron Curtain into
on the trail of the perfect Chicken Kiev.
for a family wedding and a week's holiday.
Samoa, as my first exploration of the South Pacific.
Fiji on the way home from Samoa, because why not?
Greece and a long weekend in Athens.
Serbia as the first stop on my summer tour of the Balkans.
Bosnia and Herzegovina for a few nights.
Discovering Montenegro, the gem of the Adriatic.
Turkmenistan, my first foray into Central Asia.