Five Foot Traveller Blog

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Two hours to 2016

I never thought I’d manage to squeeze this piece in before the end of 2015 but hey, here I am. These past few days have been the busiest I’ve ever been the entire year....

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Tips for the Cleveland Way

Last September, I walked part of the Cleveland Way, a 110-mile (177km) walk that runs between the market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors and Filey Brigg, which lies...

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Somewhere on the Cleveland Way

The sun was right above me; it was four in the afternoon. I wasn’t particularly late- sunset is around 7.30 this time of year in England- but when I set out that morning, I imagined that...

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France, early morning

In the French village of Bossey, not far from the Swiss border, the days pass by pretty slowly. So slowly that on a walk one morning, a slug I had chanced upon on a...

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Walking in England

  I remember climbing high stone steps. I remember a large building and grey stone bricks with moss in the grooves and a kind old man asking if everything was all right when I...

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Lakes of Southern Thailand

When I think of all the beautiful places in this world, they strike me as usually having either one or both of two things: bodies of water or lots of mountains. Out of Thailand’s...

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Bukit Kutu- just another hill

Step. Swish. Skid. How many times will I need to slip on this stupid hill? I asked myself angrily. It ended up being a game. I would count the number of times I skidded...

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Club Med, Cherating Beach

A cool breeze was the only thing that was missing. I was lying down, propped up on my elbows with notebook and pen in hand, admiring the gorgeous blue sky and the shimmering South...

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Malaysia to Thailand by car

Planes are strange things. They cut short your travel time and make travelling easy, and yet when you fly you lose out on what travelling feels like. You hop on a plane, get served...