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Alyson Long is a former medical scientist who jumped ship to chase dreams. She was Chief Biomedical Scientist at London's West Middlesex Hospital before starting in website creation and travel writing. She is now a full-time blogger and travel writer and owns several websites. World Travel Family is the biggest and was created in 2012.
A lifetime of wanderlust and over 6 years on the road, full-time, has given Alyson and the family some travel expert smarts to share with you on this site. World Travel Family travel blog covers over 50 countries, cultures, and cuisines, from the trekking routes of the high Himalayas to Ancient Egypt and beyond.
Read more about this family's travel story while getting ready and inspired to live your own and fearlessly visit the destinations you dream of.

Where to Stay in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi is a beautiful spot on the historic River Kwai, under 200Km from Bangkok. This makes Kanchanaburi a popular weekend destination for people escaping the city for a riverside weekend. Kanchanaburi is also a popular destination in Thailand for long-term travellers as a pretty spot to hang out for a few days or weeks. A look …

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Where To Stay in Penang With Family

There is a very good selection of places to stay in Penang with family to suit every budget, there are some very nice hotels, particularly resort hotels on the beach at Batu Ferringhi, plus other family-friendly hotels in and near Georgetown, and in other spots popular with travellers and holiday makers in Penang. You will …

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Jim Thompson House Bangkok Thailand

The Jim Thompson House is a popular tourist destination in Bangkok Thailand. The house itself is made of traditional teak, Thai style with beautiful tropical gardens and original furnishings and decorations. It is worth visiting the Jim Thompson House if you have free time in Bangkok or a particular interest in Jim Thompson, silk, art, …

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How To See Belly Dancing in Dubai

If seeing a belly dance is on your bucket list, it’s easy to attend a belly dancing show in Dubai. Belly dancing is thought to have originated in Egypt, but this traditional dance form in which the stomach area is exposed, takes place in Dubai, with belly dancers often coming from neighbouring countries. You can …

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