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Beautiful Bucharest

From Bucharest airport, we had my usual "holy shit" moment of I'm driving in a foreign country on the "wrong" side of the road moment but...

Bucharest bound!

After months of speculation thanks to the global pandemic, and our trip in May cancelled, re-planned then postponed as late as...

Weston to wet and windy Wales

After seeing Jaxx in Truro, on 22 July we drove the 150 miles or so to the seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare. We'd originally booked into...

Sundowners in Newquay

I'd previously thought that, if you were going to the Eden Project, you had to stay nearby but in actual fact Newquay is only 20 miles or...

Cornish adventures at Eden Project

On 21 July, we had our breakfast and ran ourselves ragged (Tiger, not me) so during our lunchtime nap, one of us had a good old sleep...

Glastonbury Tor-ing with a toddler

Our next week-long trip (and in our new-to-us VW Golf, rather than the much loved Smart) started in Glastonbury on 20 July, where we we...

Brighton baby!

Welcome back to Tiger on Tour. Since I last wrote I have been back to work after my maternity leave ended mid-October 2019 and Tiger has...

Looking for Royal Bengal Tigers with Tiger

Who flies on Friday 13th? That’d be me. We woke in the morning and took a taxi from Srimongol to Sylhet Airport for 3500 taka (£32) which...

Baby supplies in Bangladesh

I thought I would write a quick evaluative post about baby stuff and what you can and can’t get in Dhaka, and in Bangladesh in general....

Fishing in the mud

On 11 September we took a car and driver from the Hotel Norrjahan Grand in Sylhet to Green Leaf Guest House in Srimongol at a cost of...

Gastronomy capital Sylhet

Thwarted by St Martin’s, and having watched the second boat leave and had a good cry, I thought “ok, moving on… what now” so I got a CNG...

The quest to reach St Martin's failed!

Failure! Well I hate to ever thinking I have failed but I guess a trip wouldn’t be complete without a bit of a balls up…. First of all...

Dubai to Dhaka

On 3 September we finally set off for what was a bit of an epic flight with Emirates as I couldn’t find a direct flight to Bangladesh....

Packing for Beautiful Bangladesh

Below is the new and revised packing list for our one month trip to Bangladesh, which includes one week in India. A few lessons learnt...

Manali to Leh in 300 miles

On 21 June we took a car back to Manali in order to take the big trip to Leh and spent another night at Joshi’s Homestay but in a...

Home of the Dalai Lama

On 18 June, Tiger’s 5 month “birthday”, we took a car and driver to McLeod Ganj which is a bit like the hippy Manali-esque end of...

Lost hippies in Manali

On 15 June, rather than take the circuit route which would have lead us over a big pass just after Kaza, we took a car and driver...

Riding the toy train to Shimla

Having survived our memorable power cut night in Kalka, on 12 June we took a tuktuk in the morning back to the railway station (not far...

Kalka power cut almost finishes us off

On Wednesday 12 June we were due to start our trip to Shimla by train. I had booked the tickets before we’d left to go home via the...

 

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