Geraldine Forster

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LATEST ARTICLES ( 24 )

  • Train Journey 2011

    Back to Bangkok in the time of Floods in Thailand 2011 One morning I finally said farewell to all my wonderful friends in Penang, and made my way to... Read more

    Posted on 26 May 2019 TRAVEL
  • Philippines Revisited

    Port Barton After many years, I have returned to the Philippines. The last time I was in this stunning country was in 2013 when the horrendous hurricane... Read more

    Posted on 24 May 2019 TRAVEL
  • Return to the Philippines

    My Return to The Philippines Port Barton After many years, I have returned to the Philippines. The last time I was in this stunning country was in 2013 when... Read more

    Posted on 17 May 2019 TRAVEL
  • My Love of The Thai People

    I have been visiting Thailand since 1992 and often spending several months in this utterly spectacular and awe-inspiring country. Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2019 TRAVEL
  • A Broken Wrist in Japan

    Hello one and all, I have to apologise profusely for not having written very much lately. You know how it is, one gets into idle mode, and other things crop up... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2019 TRAVEL
  • Four Days in Chiang Mai

    Four Days Chiang

    A memorable interlude Chiang Mai How I spent a memorable interlude in Chiang Mai. With almost one year of absence, returned to Bangkok in Thailand, I was feelin... Read more

    Posted on 30 May 2018 TRAVEL
  • The Dentist

    DentophobiaMy visits to the Dentist Hello everybody, OH, dear Lordy! What a traumatic time for poor Backpacker Granny. In other words, I am in the throes of... Read more

    Posted on 02 February 2018 TRAVEL
  • Frau Has Lost Her Knickers!

    Frau Lost Knickers!

    Frau has lost her knickers. This a very funny story about Frau who lost her knickers. I hope you enjoy this crazy happening.   As any hard and fast backpacker... Read more

    Posted on 17 May 2017 TRAVEL
  • Flight from Barcelona to London

    Flight from Barcelona London

    Flying from Barcelona to London should be a piece of cake. How stupid can I get? I had been spending a few days in Barcelona and was returning to London. Since... Read more

    Posted on 12 May 2017 TRAVEL
  • A Hectic Bus Ride from Udaipur to Mumbai

    Hectic Ride from Udaipur Mumbai

    My bus trip from Udaipur to Mumbai. The first time I visited Udaipur in India. I admit that I was a complete travel wimp! Travel wimps are sad souls who want... Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2017 TRAVEL
  • The Sinister Tuk Tuk.

    Sinister Tuk.

    Lately with so much publicity with the press, magazines and TV appearances, I have been asked many times what has been my most scary moment travelling solo. I... Read more

    Posted on 06 April 2017 TRAVEL
  • Afraid to Travel Solo

    Afraid Travel Solo

    FEAR…. Forever Evading Alternate Roads. I receive umpteen e-mails and messages from people, stating they would love to do what I am doing, but are afraid to do... Read more

    Posted on 19 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • Do You Feel Fear to Travel Solo?

    Feel Fear Travel Solo?

    FEAR…. Forever - Evading - Alternate - Roads. Are you afraid to travel alone? Fear is the biggest deterrent against living life as we wish to live it. Read more

    Posted on 19 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • Carnival in Tenerife

    Carnival Tenerife

    A VERY SPECIAL STORY During the past few days, I have been revelling the local festivities in Vilanova i la Geltru near Barcelona. Carnival is a truly fun time. Read more

    Posted on 01 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • Going It Alone When Dumped In Bali.

    Going Alone When Dumped Bali.

    I was going it alone in Bali. Countless people ask me how is it that I travel on my own, or what made me decide to go solo! I can only say, “In life, sometimes... Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • Dumped In Bali.

    Dumped Bali.

    Countless people ask me how is it that I travel alone or what made me decide to travel solo! I can only say, “In life, often something happens and it is only... Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • Travelling by Bus in Bangkok

    Travelling Bangkok

    One thing must be said for the public transport in Bangkok and that is that it is excellent. This includes the bus service which is one of the cheapest ways to... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • Backpacker Granny Goes to Yoga

    Backpacker Granny Goes Yoga

    I have been very busy lately tweaking my blog and working to add lots more info on travelling. However, this is a such a crazy story, I felt it was worth... Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • An Enormous Thank You

    Enormous Thank

    Oh, my goodness gracious me! I must write this post to thank all the amazing and wonderful people who have written to me since the "Daily Telegraph" and 'The... Read more

    Posted on 19 January 2017 TRAVEL
  • Surviving Food Poisoning in Cambodia.

    Surviving Food Poisoning Cambodia.

    A "Food poisoning diet" is what a lovely backpacker friend of mine told me was the best way to lose weight. Well, folks, that is what I have been on for the las... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2016 TRAVEL