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A Tourist's Guide to Doha, Qatar 2019

A Tourist's Guide to Doha, Qatar 2019

I fly into Qatar’s glitzy capital, Doha and hire a car to see the sights of the vibrant Arabian city. I see the following things: 1. Islamic Art Museum 2. Corniche 3. Pearl Monument 4. Emir’s Palace 5. West Bay Skyscrapers 6. Katara Cultural Centre 7. The Pearl 8. Intercontinental Hotel 9. Qatar National Mosque […]

A Tourist's Guide to Tirana, Albania 2019

A Tourist's Guide to Tirana, Albania 2019

Part 1 of our Tirana – Ohrid – Skopje – Pristina tour We fly into the Albanian capital to sample its charms. Staying in the International Hotel Tirana, we see the following things: Skanderberg Square Clock Tower Tanner’s Bridge Old statues of Lenin and Stalin Bunk’Art museum Hoxha’s Pyramid Have a meal in the Block […]

A Tourist's Guide to Baku, Azerbaijan 2018

A Tourist's Guide to Baku, Azerbaijan 2018

From Tbilisi we fly into Baku, located along the Caspian Sea. Staying the Fairmont ‘Flame’ Tower Hotel affords us an excellent view of the long sweeping city coastline. In the city, we see the giant flag, walk past the carpet museum, see the twists and turns of the old medieval walled town, which included the […]

A Tourist's Guide to Dhaka, Bangladesh 2019

A Tourist's Guide to Dhaka, Bangladesh 2019

After a nine-year gap, I fly into Dhaka, Bangladesh’s chaotic and colourful capital – I even stay in the same hotel: La Vinci Hotel. After checking in, I sample a can of Hunter’s Lager, with its suspiciously Foster’s like can design. The next morning, I head off outside to wander Kawran Bazaar, Dhaka’s largest wholesale […]

A Tourist's Guide to Whitby, Yorkshire, UK

A Tourist's Guide to Whitby, Yorkshire, UK

Whitby is a small, picturesque, seaside and fishing village on the east coast of Yorkshire, Northern England. We see the following things: – The house where Bram Stoker stayed when writing Dracula – The whalebone arch – Captain Cook Statue – Whitby town centre (bandstand, lighthouse, arcades, fish and chips) – Whitby Jet -Captain Cook […]

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