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Name: Adrian
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Join Date: August 16, 2007
Contributions: Adrian_Liston has written about 377 places, shared 3,182 photos, left 1,221 comments, and smiled 2,453 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
dream destination
Komodo, Indonesia
dream destination
Papua New Guinea
dream destination
» see all 6 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, een beetje Nederlands
Books you might find in my backpack
Most Memorable Travel Experience
* Greenback turtles laying eggs in Borneo, Malaysia
* Dusk on the Kinabatangan River, Malaysia
* Carvings of Banteay Srei in Angkor Wat, Cambodia
* Turtles hatching on Heron Island, Australia
* Halong Bay sunset, Vietnam
* Medieval Talinn, Estonia
* Nevsky Prospket in St Petersburg, Russia
* Stonehenge, England
* New York City at night, USA
* Prague old town and castle, Czech Republic
* Auschwitz, Poland
* The Kremlin, Red Square and St Basils Cathedral in Moscow, Russia
* Banya by Lake Baikal, Siberia
* Riding through mountains on ponys, Mongolia
* The Great Wall, China
* Cafes with friends in Melbourne, Australia
* Stockholm in winter, Sweden
* Picnics by the lake in Canberra, Australia
* Sunset behind Kata Tjuta, Australia
* Scuba diving with a Weedy Sea Dragon, Australia
* Al Qasr mud village, Egypt
* Karnak and Luxor Temples, Egypt
* Swimming with dolphins in the Red Sea, Egypt
* Hiking through Petra, Jordan
* Palmyra and the Fakhredin al Maany Citadel, Syria
* Having tea with merchants in the Aleppo souks, Syria
* Climbing chimneys in the Göreme Valley and scrambling through the underground city of Kaymakli in Cappadonia, Turkey
* Dinner and beer overlooking Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
* Exploring Victoria on Canada Day and being taught about global warming by a sheep in the Royal Museum of British Colombia, Canada
* Chichen Itza, Celestun and cenotes in the Yucatan, Mexico
* Proposing to my dearest on a perfect day in Debrovnik, Croatia
* Butrint and the Blue Eye, Albania
* Strolling through the romantic old town centre of Vienna, Austria
* Cycling through Stanley Park and watching nesting Great Blue Herons, Canada
* Watching whales and glaciers in the Inside Passage in Alaska, USA
* The streets of Paris, France
* Getting married in the Canadian Rockies, Canada
* Swimming with sea lions in the Galapagos, Ecuador
* Racing around St Kitts, St Kitts and Nevis

And so much more!
I'm an Australian ex-pat scientist living working in Belgium. I have lived in Adelaide and Canberra in Australia, Seattle in the US and also Leuven and Brussels in Belgium. When work leaves me spare time I love to explore the world with my wonderful bride.

I also write a science blog:
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Toleration ought in reality to be merely a transitory mood. It must lead to recognition. To tolerate is to affront.
- Goethe
spocklogic says:
Posted on: Apr 15, 2017
amazed says:
Most impressed with your trip to Kazbegi, Georgia.
Thinking of doing the same myself.
Posted on: May 16, 2016
X_Drive says:
Happy Birthday!! Enjoy your chocolate cake and laughter with as many friends as you can. Dream big and I hope all your wishes come true!! :D
Posted on: Apr 15, 2016
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Adrian_Liston's Travel Blogs

Apr 24, 2010 – Aug 15, 2010
Musings on my life on three continents
Overview 7,946 words 140 51 77
This blog was featured on Friday May 28th, 2010
Jun 12, 2010 – Jul 04, 2010
Three weeks exploring the forgotten corners of Europe.
Overview 10,932 words 202 14 80
This blog was featured on Monday July 5th, 2010
Apr 03, 2010 – Apr 17, 2010
Two weeks enjoying the Italian spring
Overview 7,975 words 99 28 68
This blog was featured on Tuesday April 13th, 2010
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Adrian_Liston's Travel Reviews

Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Dinant, Belgium
The International Bathtub Regatta is held every year in Dinant. The Church and Citadel overlook …
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Brussels, Belgium
Every two years the Grand Place of Brussels is covered with a flower carpet for one weekend in A…
Expensive "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Brussels, Belgium
We have been looking forward to this cafe for quite some time, due to its trendy image and a pot…