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Pulteney Bridge Bath

Bath Coffee Shop Tour with Showaround

My review of a tour of Bath with Showaround taking in all the best independent coffee shops and cafes.

Boat on Lake Bled

Lake Bled Overview and Travel Competition

Lake Bled has been lifted straight from a fairy tale, fully living up to its reputation as one of the best tourist attractions in Slovenia.

Welcome to Bean Abroad Travel Blog

Follow a diabetic Jersey Bean as I aim to travel around as much of the world as possible on a limited budget focusing on history, culture and diabetes.

Ljubljana in the Rain

I am absurdly excited. It’s late morning and the sun is shining over Zagreb as I attempt to squeeze through the train corridor with my huge rucksack like a tough piece of meat stuck in somebody’s throat. The train is humming in the background as the whistles and shouts of the busy Zagreb Glavni Kolodvor Train Station provide the music for my departure from Croatia. The reason I am so excited is that this train has compartments; proper old-school, doors-and-all compartments!

Diabetes Travel Inspiration

Never let “it” stop you from seeing the world. Diabetes is my “it” but it didn’t stop me. What is stopping you?

Travelling with Diabetes

For those of you who don’t know me I am diabetic. I have had Type 1 Diabetes for nearly ten years now …