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matthew
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Name: Matthew
Hometown: Nottingham, England, UK
Location: Nottingham, England, UK
Website: www.twitter.com/toffeehaz
Join Date: November 26, 2007
Contributions: matthew has written about 209 places, shared 10,150 photos, left 2,836 comments, and smiled 2,648 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
Japan
dream destination
I'm definitely going sooner rather than later
Madagascar
dream destination
Just a dream for now
Pamplona, Spain
dream destination
Running of the bulls. My friend went this year and broke his ribs. I can't think of a better way to get time off for sick leave
» see all 12 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English and enough French. I'm learning Spanish, but hope I can get by - Podria ayudarme por favor?
Interests
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
Ahhhh maaaan! There's been a lot now. Thankfully the good massively outweighs the bad.

Definitely winning the Ashes Test in Melbourne by an innings and then some was amazing. Partying with the likes of Jimmy Saville (the cricket guy, not the pervert) and the Barmy Army afterwards was simply brilliant.
Profile
"I have not been short of invitations to other clubs and have been received more warmly by Everton than I have by Liverpool." - Bill Shankly on his retirement. There you go, that's one for the Kopites.

"Here's to alcohol, the cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems" - Homer J Simpson
WalterC says:
Congrats on your feature and award!
Posted on: Mar 08, 2017
holdmyhandsforever says:
Congrats on your featured blog! :)
Posted on: Mar 08, 2017
spocklogic says:
Bravo on the 'Oktoberfest - Sort of' featured blog!
Posted on: Mar 06, 2017
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matthew's Travel Blogs

Mar 01, 2008 – Dec 31, 2017
I've been to a lot of places in the UK and have enjoyed many a good time here. I believe you should know 'your own back yard' …
Overview 19,623 words 1,227 195 343
This blog was featured on Tuesday November 13th, 2012
Sep 28, 2016 – Oct 04, 2016
A planned trip to Oktoberfest failed, then recovered... in Austria, Slovakia, and Hungry. Not a bad compromise! Meeting a…
Overview 3,429 words 353 4 32
This blog was featured on Monday March 6th, 2017
Aug 22, 2016 – Aug 28, 2016
You've got to love this island. Definitely on the 'Must go back' list.
Overview 3,908 words 244 5 48
This blog was featured on Monday November 28th, 2016
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matthew's Travel Reviews

Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Southwell, England, UK
The visit to the minster is free, just like any religious building should be, but they do rely, …
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Newark-on-Trent, England, UK
Newark is a pleasant market town, and if you are there on market day, or just a simple weekend, …
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Nottingham, England, UK
You can walk the grounds and around the lake for free. Bring your bike or pick-nick, and sit on…
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