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Name: Joe
Hometown: Bridgend, Wales, UK
Location: London, England, UK
Website: www.globetrotterjoe.com/
Join Date: September 7, 2008
Contributions: joseph98 has written about 195 places, shared 4,049 photos, left 3,515 comments, and smiled 5,150 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
Peru
Apr 1, 2017 – Apr 16, 2017
About time I visited South America, and this has always been no.1 on the list. A Travbuddy will also be joining me :-)
Mongolia
Jul 8, 2017 – Aug 2, 2017
Looking in to doing my first volunteering stint overseas for some time, and this unique country seems like a great place to do it.
Papua New Guinea
dream destination
Angling for a trip here in 2018!
» see all 16 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English and insignificant amounts of French and Welsh
Interests
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
* Building and opening a library for a Tanzania school with 14 teenage girls from the school I work at in London - a project that was two years in the making!

* Teaching a class of 60 Ugandan school kids to sing 'Yellow Submarine'

* Hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia, Turkey

* Sunsets at Santorini (Greece), Lake Bohinj (Slovenia) and Goreme (Turkey)

* Rescuing a baby's milk bottle from a crocodile-infested lake in Australia's Kakadu National Park

* Sleeping under the stars of India's Great Thar Desert...and getting thrown off a camel enroute!

* Last post ceremony at Menin Gate, Ypres

* Making it to the top of Mt Kilimanjaro

* Sitting in a pool at the top of Victoria Falls

* First overseas TB meetup in the Philippines!
Profile
Joined in 2008, but life got in the way of travelling for a while and I only started being a regular on here in the latter half of 2013!

I'm fortunate enough to be fairly well traveled, having set foot in every continent bar South America (hoping to rectify this in 2017). I aim to travel at least once a year, and am gradually working my way down the old bucket list...

You can read more about my travels at my website: http://www.globetrotterjoe.com/. Thanks :-)
AdamR3723 says:
Thanks for your congratulations. Much appreciated.
Posted on: Mar 20, 2017
mountaingirl says:
HiJoe, yes, I have read your featured blog and you have amazing pics! My blog is still unfinished .... :) Iceland is such a beautiful country :)
Posted on: Mar 17, 2017
EmEm says:
Thank you for the congrats :)
Posted on: Mar 17, 2017
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joseph98's Travel Blogs

Feb 10, 2017 – Feb 16, 2017
A week-long School trip to the land of ice and fire. Features glaciers, lagoons, waterfalls and...the Northern Lights!
Overview 4,240 words 162 81 191
This blog was featured on Tuesday February 21st, 2017
Oct 24, 2016 – Nov 02, 2016
A mini-break to the Emerald Isle capital and an oft-overlooked county in South West England.
Overview 4,220 words 395 35 155
This blog was featured on Monday November 7th, 2016
Mar 23, 2016 – Apr 08, 2016
Meeting up with an old friend in Hong Kong before moving on to my first ever overseas TB meetup!
Overview 7,603 words 370 207 738
This blog was featured on Saturday April 30th, 2016
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joseph98's Travel Reviews

Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Avebury, England, UK
Stonehenge is arguably the most well-known attraction in the UK outside of London…maybe even i…
This review was featured on Thursday December 15th, 2016
Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Lewes, England, UK
The pretty town of Lewes doesn’t seem to get as many visitors as many other places on and arou…
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Bath, England, UK
Located slap bang in the middle of the trendy splendour of Henrietta Street, this hotel has the …
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