Ayutthaya: A day trip from Bangkok

An ancient city… The ancient capital city of Thailand, Ayutthaya, was founded in 1350, when the country was named Siam. By the 1700s, it had become the largest city in the entire world; it had a million inhabitants, and its central location between China, India and Malaysia made it the trading […]

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Four Must-Do’s in Delhi 

The Indian Capital Firmly on the tourist trail of Rajasthan, and a third component of the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, visitors usually stay in Delhi for a brief few days (guilty) before travelling on to their next destination. There is just so much to the Indian capital […]

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 Spin the Windrose is One!

Yep, hard to believe that I clicked ‘Create a new blog’ a whole year ago. Where has the time gone?! It’s been a bit of a mish-mash year for the blog, and for James and I really. I was largely inactive on Spin the Windrose from September to March, mainly […]

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How to Spend a Day in Amritsar, India

Amritsar is a vibrant city located in Punjab, North Western India. With a name that means “Holy Pool of Nectar”, Amritsar is home to the most important place of worship in Sikhism, the Golden Temple.   The stunning Golden Temple, Amritsar Arriving in Amritsar after a 10+ hour journey on […]

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10 must do’s for your first trip to Bangkok

The capital of Thailand is often dubbed the capital of Southeast Asia, because, due to its international airport, it’s where many travellers begin or end their travels in the region. Most people only end up staying for a few days, but it’s well-worth hanging around a little longer as there […]

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