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Name: Tom
Hometown: Huddersfield, England, UK
Location: Huddersfield, England, UK
Join Date: June 21, 2011
Contributions: tombom07 has written about 139 places, shared 5,144 photos, left 861 comments, and smiled 2,486 times.
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Travel Plans
Mar 18, 2018 – Apr 1, 2018
I'm currently planning a four-month trip around Central America to start January 1st in Mexico and end in Costa Rica around the end of April. I may visit California or New York briefly on the way home. Travel buddies, advice and suggestions welcome!
Costa Rica
Mar 29, 2018 – Apr 12, 2018
I'm currently planning a four-month trip around Central America to start January 1st in Mexico and end in Costa Rica around the end of April. I may visit California or New York briefly on the way home. Travel buddies, advice and suggestions welcome!
Mexico City, Mexico
Apr 12, 2018 – Apr 15, 2018
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Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, currently trying to self-teach Spanish!
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
There are so many so just name a few good ones!
[Paris, France] Standing in front of the Moulin Rouge, my first 'tourist attraction' on the first night of my big RTW trip.
[Poland] Being on the wrong train on my way to Krakow from Dresden & getting off in the middle of nowhere. There was nothing but knee-deep snow & people who spoke not a word of English but who were so helpful.
[Budapest, Hungary] I was almost overcome with emotion on my first night after climbing the hill to look down over the city & River Danube. What a magical city!
[Croatia] Seeing the Plitvice Lakes covered in snow. There was barely another soul in sight that day. Eerie & beautiful.
[Siena, Italy] Sitting on the floor in Piazza del Campo & eating Italian pastries under shelter as it rained.
[Ayutthaya, Thailand] My first great temple in Asia - Wat Chaiwatthanaram at sunset.
[Chiang Mai, Thailand] Riding an elephant is a very bizarre experience!
[Laos] I have fond memories of the friends I made on the slow boat from Thailand to Luang Prabang, & the fun 10 days together that followed.
[Siem Reap, Cambodia] My three day temple tour. Cambodia itself was pretty special as the people were so warm.
[Sapa, Vietnam] Two days' trekking in the hills. What a stunning place!
[Koh Tao, Thailand] Learning to scuba dive was an unforgettable highlight of the entire trip.
[Australia] WWOOFing in Victoria & Tasmania; The vineyard, painting & decorating, sheep shearing, flower picking, veggie gardens, market stalls & lots of fond memories.
[Hobart, Tasmania] Climbing Mount Wellington on a hot day! The views at the top were rewarding enough!
[Copenhagen, Denmark] Spending six days in Copenhagen for my 26th birthday with three of my favourite people. What a great city!
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planxty says:
Thanks so much, you really should try to get to SL some day, it is a great place.
Posted on: Dec 14, 2017
planxty says:
Hello mate,

I saw your response on the travel forum (Friend bailed on travelling) and saw you were in UK so I thought I'd drop by and say hello.

I see you are doing London for NYE, good luck with that. I am heading to Sri Lanka before Xmas so won't be there but maybe some other time. Also, it is too long since I was "Oop North" so maybe hook up with you there at some point.
Posted on: Dec 13, 2017
pilgrim68 says:
Thanks for the smiles Tom. That was a great trip!
Posted on: Nov 25, 2017
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tombom07's Travel Blogs

On the Road, Again!
Dec 29, 2017
Five years after I first spread my wings and caught the bug, I'm back at it again! This time my itchy feet are taking me to Mex…
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Aug 10, 2016 – Aug 17, 2016
An eight day adventure for my 28th birthday. I returned to Croatia and based myself in Dubrovnik. Part of this was wanting to s…
Overview 14,260 words 214 22 283
This blog was featured on Tuesday September 20th, 2016
Jan 01, 2013 – Sep 30, 2015
I'd like to give an honest interpretation of my first ever (half way) RTW trip & first ever solo trip whilst remaining informat…
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This blog was featured on Saturday January 19th, 2013
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tombom07's Travel Reviews

Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Reykjavik, Iceland
My friend & I booked a stay of four nights at 'Bus Hostel' in Reykjavik, early September 2017. W…
Average priced "Hostels" in Manchester, England, UK
I stayed at Hatters for two nights in August while attending Manchester's famous gay pride event…
Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Stonehaven, Scotland, UK
Friends and I booked a three-night stay at Bayview B&B during August 2017 as we were visiting St…
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