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Qbic London: A Cheap and cheerful stay

After something quirky and different without a high price tag?  Qbic London may be your answer. Opened for just a few months now, this hotel offers a unique concept that first started in Amsterdam – everything is recycled.  You sleep in a room that has been created out of old…

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Why does it always rain in the Lake District?

Always intrigued to look at the work of local artists and photographers, the art gallery in Bowness-on-Windermere naturally grabbed our attention as we walked past. “Shall we take a quick look in?” Knowing that we have no wall space left in our house to cope with yet another piece of…

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Where to eat in Marrakech

Traditional home cooked Moroccan food can be found, lovingly prepared in many of the Riads surrounding the city so if you are after a tasty tagine this should be your starting point.  Being smaller in size than many of the larger hotel chains now springing up around the outskirts of…

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Riad Camilia: An Oasis of Luxury in the Heart of Marrakech

“Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar…” The muezzin in the minaret closest to our Riad started the melodic ‘isha call to prayer, shortly followed by another somewhere else in the Medina. Within a few minutes six or seven different muezzins were calling their followers.  Whilst not harmonic it definitely grabbed our attention…

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Sarlat, France: A Sandstone Gem That History Geeks Will Love

  One thing that the Midi Pyrenees has in abundance is beautiful villages and towns to explore and the medieval town of Sarlat in the Perigord Noir should definitely be on anyone’s travel list. The History of Sarlat Tracing its history back to the 9th Century Sarlat rapidly grew from…

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Rocamadour: Why So Many People Visit This Village in the Dordogne

Rocamadour, is both a pilgrimage site and a beautiful village that we stumbled upon  whilst exploring the Dordogne. During the day there is a hive of activity; shopping along the narrow streets or spending time exploring one of the many religious monuments.  At night, the ambiance of the village changes…

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Oldbury Hill, Kent: Camping in the Garden of England

Oldbury Hill: Is It The Right Campsite For You? Wild camping is illegal in most parts of England therefore in order to get away from it all, choosing the right campsite for your needs is vital. The first thing to establish is what you want from your break away. Is…

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About Us

About Travelling Book Junkie Here at Travelling Book Junkie, we love to travel and have, over many years now, incorporated our love of all things quirky and unusual into our travel style.  That doesn’t mean we don’t want to stay in luxury hotels, it simply means that we look for…

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Moulin Rouge: A Cabaret Show to Remember in Paris

If you have ever watched the film, Moulin Rouge, you may get a sense of what is to come as soon as you wander off of the street and through the doors of what is perhaps the most well-known cabaret show not just in Paris but around the world. Where…

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