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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.

Legoland Florida Review (Awesome!)

Orlando is absolutely stuffed with theme parks and attractions, most people come for the big established players, Disney, Universal, and Seaworld, but there are a lot of other theme parks in the Orlando area. Legoland Florida is a relatively new big-name amongst the Florida theme parks. We went to check it out for the first …

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Kuching Sarawak, Reasons to Visit Kuching Now!

You’ve probably heard of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, but have you heard of Kuching, its capital, which is also known as Cat City?  Kuching Sarawak is one of our favourite destinations in the world, find out why in our post. The word Kuching actually means “cat” and cat-related landmarks abound. That has to …

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What is Dubai Known For?

Most people would say Dubai is known for wealth, skyscrapers, luxury shopping, glitzy nightlife, and white-clad Arabs driving expensive cars on desert roads. Dubai is also known for being a jet-set holiday destination. There’s more to Dubai. You’ll find history, culture, a mixed-bag of nationalities, workers, and expats. Dubai is also known for heat, and …

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Australian Food (What’s Popular?)

What are popular Australian foods? Modern Australia exhibits a diverse blend of global cultures and histories in its modern cuisines. Many popular Australian dishes are synonymous with Australia, verging on the unique yet they tend towards Australian variations on international dishes. Other dishes that are most certainly popular Australian food can be found in many …

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Getting a Traditional Thai Tattoo, a Sak Yant, in Bangkok

I’ve got my traditional Thai tattoo, it’s hours old and I love it. It’s about hand-sized, in the middle of my back and it holds a deep meaning. It was created by a master Ajarn – Ajarn Neng- with a traditional metal spike. It hurt, only a little. Want to know more? There is a …

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How to Make Money Travel Blogging (From a Travel Blogger Who Does)

I’m asked all the time so here are my best tips on how to make money travel blogging. Blogging funds our life, 2 adults, 2 kids now almost grown, full-time travel. Travel blogging and running this travel blog allowed us to see the world. We’re 100% legitimate and the money comes from the blog, not …

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