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Travel Junkie Stories!

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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Xian China

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

How Not to 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

How To Know If You’re 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...

Best Travel Apps 2018

12 Essential Apps For Travellers

Everybody has their own idea of what counts as an essential app when travelling, I’m not talking about general apps, like Whatsapp, Gmail, online banking, or your favourite weather application here...

Matjiesfontein Station

Matjiesfontein: Ghosts & War Stories

It was cold when we drove down the main street of Matjiesfontein, which seems as though it’s stuck firmly in the late 19th century, pulled up in the parking area in front of the Lord Milner Hotel and...

Clear Waters of Mallorca

Road Tripping Mallorca

Getting to Mallorca is easy, with daily flights from most European cities, we traveled from Baden Baden in Germany, a fairly short flight to the international airport at Palma and then a very long...


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