THE WOOLLY TEAPOT

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THE WOOLLY TEAPOT in Bridlington A fabulous addition to Bridlington’s wealth of cafes, The Woolly Teapot is located at 1 Manor Street, plum opposite HSBC bank. Plating up a perfect balance of cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, toasted sandwiches and omelettes, the …

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HOME TURF

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HOME TURF Manchester, England. I was back, later than expected owing to a late departure from London’s labyrinthine Heathrow Airport. However, I still had the best part of the day in Manchester to go on a shopping spree. As quick-footed …

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OLD TOWN LUXURY

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OLD TOWN LUXURY Should you ever find yourself in Bridlington Old Town with hunger pangs striking up a marching band, Saffron is certain to help them abate with its formidable menu of food. Serving a mouthwatering selection of Indian dishes, …

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THE ONE-HUNDRED BAHT EXPERIENCE

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I was searching for The London Hotel, having had the place recommended to me by a friend. Paying close attention to the road signs, I was definitely heading in the right direction as I made tracks away from Phitsanulok’s train …

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STRAY DOGS & CHEEKY MONKEYS

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I’d barely made myself at home in Lopburi, and I was already on the verge of being chased out of town. From the off, as I ambled out of the train station after catching an early morning train north from …

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GO EAST!

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Tuk-Tuk!’ came the shout across the concourse. In the same beat I was offered a taxi, before a middle-aged lady rushed up offering me a cut-price massage. And this was all out front of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, into which I’d …

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ONWARDS AND UPWARDS

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I don’t do early mornings. At least I don’t do them very well. I mean, was it 5 a.m. already? We’d had less than two hours of sleep, and it was time for my friend Evangelina to whisk me to …

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GOING BARMY IN BARRA

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As I grew increasingly accustomed to the laid-back beach-life around which the tiny Pacific Coast town of Melaque revolves, I realised it was going to be no easy task to pull myself away from this area of Jalisco, Mexico.The pace …

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A MAN ON A MISSION

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In terms of beaches, visitors to Mexico genuinely are spoilt for choice. World-class stretches of sand are to be found gracing both The Pacific Coast and The Gulf of Mexico, with old favourites in the ridiculously commercialised forms of Acapulco …

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A PERFECT DEMONSTRATION

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Fans of folk who like to voice their opinions can’t go wrong in Mexico. I mean, barely a day goes by without some demonstration or protest taking to the streets, and those in its favour tend to come out in …

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