The Lake District, in northern England, is probably my favourite part of rural England. Green hills lead down to quaint old villages that line the pristine lakes. The main towns of the Lake District are well served by public transport, which is great news for those travelling on a budget…

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Tucked away in the south east of Georgia, the capital city of Tbilisi (თბილისი) is a gritty city of charm and transformation. The city, straddled between the mighty empires of Europe and Asia, has had a turbulent history since being founded in the 5th century. Nonetheless the hardy Georgian folk…

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The Kapıkule road border crossing between Bulgaria and Turkey is the busiest in Europe and the second busiest in the world. In other words, it can absolutely chaotic at times and a major headache for travellers. Travellers can make their way across the border by foot, bicycle, train and bus. The queues at…

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