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This is the website of travel writer, Michael Turtle. After working in broadcast journalism for a decade in Australia, Michael left Sydney to travel the world indefinitely and write about the places, people and experiences he discovers.

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Welcome to the blog!
Why not have a read of some of my latest stories from the world…

MAP OF STORIES

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You can use this map to find stories by location…

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The Natural

Stories from some of the most beautiful natural sites in the world

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The People

Stories of the fascinating people I've met in my travels

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The Green

Stories of ecotourism and the places trying to give back to the environment

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The Food

Stories of mouthwatering delicacies from streets and restaurants everywhere

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The Weird

Stories of the unusual and quirky that prove fact is stranger than fiction

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The Heritage

Stories from World Heritage Sites as I continue my challenge to visit them all

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WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Join me on my challenge.
I’m trying to visit every UNESCO World Heritage Site…

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