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A Travel Junkie!

I’m Chris Corbet and I'm A Travel Junkie. This travel blog is about sharing stories, photos, inspiration & travel advice from my adventures around the world. Helping travel fanatics of all ages, but especially over 35's and baby boomers, to explore the planet in comfort & style, and most importantly, to have fun doing it - in the words of Oscar Wilde: “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret”.

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Sossusvlei Namibia

Sossusvlei Road Trip

Sossusvlei Road Trip If there’s one place in Namibia that I keep going back to this is it. Sossusvlei has had a special place in my heart, ever since I first read about it in the ’80s and...

Kolmanskop MIne Mangers House

Southern Namibia & Kolmanskop

Southern Namibia and Kolmanskop Namibia is a big country, very big, far bigger than you might imagine, and it has just so much variety, interesting places and even more interesting people. Taking a...

Kichanga Lodge

Zanzibar Island Beach Holiday

Spice Islands of Zanzibar Beach Holiday The first thing that hits you when emerging from the aircraft door after landing at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport on the outskirts of Zanzibar City...

Shanghai’s Nanjing Road West

China For Baby Boomers

China For Baby Boomers To be quite honest, visiting China had never crossed my mind until I spent some time chatting to my globe-trotting cousin, Liz Linsell, an avid China fan and solo traveller who...

On Board Aircraft

Don’t Get Robbed at 39,000 Feet

How to Avoid Getting Robbed at 39,000 Feet Imagine the sinking feeling when you land after a long overnight flight and find that your cash, jewellery, credit cards, iPad, passport even, are missing...

Africamps At Oakhurst Wilderness

Joining The Glamping Lifestyle

Glamping The Garden Route If you haven’t heard the word “glamping” yet, be prepared to hear it a lot more often in the future, because it’s the latest thing when it comes to camping and outdoor...

Fish River Canyon Sunset

Are You A Travel Junkie?

Good question that! Years ago, when I was living in a squat in the East End of London (we got away with stuff like that back in the 70’s), we had a friend, and while he was reasonably well travelled...

Kuredu Beach Maldives

Kuredu Island Maldives

This post might be somewhat short on words, but I hope that the photos will do most of the talking, and that’s because Kuredu Island in the Maldives archipelago is just so darned photogenic...

Kalahari Road Trip

Kgalagadi: The Green Kalahari

When I think about the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, (Kgalagadi means “Land Of The Thirst” in the Khoi language) which is pretty much as far north as South Africa extends, the first thing...

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A Travel Junkie is aimed primarily at over 35's and the "baby boomer" generation of travellers. The generation whose kids have left home, they are financially secure, have the time and financial means to travel and are looking to experience the world in somewhat more luxury. This travel resource doesn't focus on backpacker establishments and the like, but rather a more upmarket range of experiences, establishments and travel products that appeal to a somewhat “grown-up” traveller.

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