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Spilling my Train Brains for Inspiring Travellers

Fancy taking a peek into the befuddled brain behind Trains on the Brain?  Read my first ever interview on the excellent Inspiring Travellers site, which is dedicated to sharing the stories of travel folk they’ve encountered on the road. Andrea Spirov spoke to me about the inspiration behind my rail-obsessed blog.  Hope you enjoy the ride!

Spooky London Walking Tour

Halloween is right around the corner and what would be spookier than taking a night-time walking tour in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper? As a bonus, the tours cover much more than old Jack, sometimes as much as 700 Years of Murder and Mayhem. London’s many bridges have played a major part in the city’s rich criminal history.

Dream For Sale – Spanish Living in the Sun

Up here in Spain, ex-pats are trying to sell in a down market and failing. Dreams are up for sale, but no-one wants to buy. Go to the estate agent in Cadiar and you will see the most amazing bargains. It’s the same all over Andalucia. People can’t get out without giving everything away. The dream of living in the sun is up for sale.

Teaching English In Japan – 101

Finding a job in Japan isn’t as easy as ichi, ni, san (1,2,3). Which company should you pick or should you just search various job boards, and if so which ones? Find out where to look and what to look for in your search for a job teaching English in Japan.

Argentine Spanish: Taking a leak in the jungle

During a boat ride out in Tigre, Argentina, Marcello of Wandering Trader’s Travels encountered how Argentine’s say how to use the bathroom.  That is of course if you are in the middle of nowhere and have to learn how to take a leak in the jungle.

Interview with GloboTreks after 100 posts & 6 months

Travel blogger, Norbert Figueroa of GloboTreks was interviewed over at TravelByU this week. Norbert is a travel lover who offers solid backpacking tips and advice, chronicles his current and past trips, and is saving up for a round the world trip next year.

Deb & Dave from the ThePlanetD are off to Fiji

Basically, for the next couple of weeks, Deb & Dave will be having much more fun than either you or me. They’re a part of the FijiMe tour, which also includes Margo and Occhi, Scuba Diver Girls, Bridgette Meinhold, Inhabitat, Stephanie Hicks, PeachyGreen, Megan Finley, Off Beat Bride, Michelle Jerson, NJ 101.5 fm.

ThePlanetD To Host Photo Tour of Rajasthan

ThePlanetD is hosting a photography tour through Rajasthan in consultation with Wire India. This is what Deb and Dave had to say on their blog:

We will focus on not only getting that perfect shot that you can finally hang on your wall, but encourage people to integrate with society.

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