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Laura's Travel Notes: Sensational Seafood at Sai Kaew beach, Phuket

Laura’s Travel Notes: Sensational Seafood at Sai Kaew beach, Phuket

Bamboo benches, sea air and a free-range pet rabbit - Phuket’s Jakkajan is a beachside restaurant with a big personality and the island’s best catch of the day.

Laura's Travel Notes: Rooftop Cocktails in Stone Town, Zanzibar

Laura’s Travel Notes: Rooftop Cocktails in Stone Town, Zanzibar

A stylish sundowner at locals’ favourite Maru Maru is the perfect way to end a long, hot day in Zanzibar’s ancient capital. Caipirinhas all round…

Global Running Routes #4: Bowen Road Fitness Trail, Hong Kong

Global Running Routes #4: Bowen Road Fitness Trail, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s hills are a challenge for runners, so a flat run high above the city provides a welcome respite. Just beware the doggie serial killer…

Feature: Unmissable Madrid - An Insider's Guide to the Spanish Capital

Feature: Unmissable Madrid – An Insider’s Guide to the Spanish Capital

Though often seen as the sensible older sister of hip Barcelona, Madrid has its own brand of cool – from art and boutiques to giant gins and 24-hour churros.

Global Running Routes #3: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Global Running Routes #3: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Mountains, forest, tumbling rivers and clean air – Cortina d’Ampezzo is a runner’s paradise. And then there are the apres-run cocktails…

Time for another journey: Thanks for stopping by!
Time for another journey: Thanks for stopping by!

Thank you everyone who has visited the World Out There blog in the last two years – it’s been great putting it together, now it’s time for something new…  

Laura’s Travel Notes: Sensational Seafood at Sai Kaew beach, Phuket
Laura's Travel Notes: Sensational Seafood at Sai Kaew beach, Phuket

Bamboo benches, sea air and a free-range pet rabbit - Phuket’s Jakkajan is a beachside restaurant with a big personality and the island’s best catch of the day.

Laura’s Travel Notes: Rooftop Cocktails in Stone Town, Zanzibar
Laura's Travel Notes: Rooftop Cocktails in Stone Town, Zanzibar

A stylish sundowner at locals’ favourite Maru Maru is the perfect way to end a long, hot day in Zanzibar’s ancient capital. Caipirinhas all round…

Laura’s Travel Notes: It’s Cake O’Clock! Hong Kong’s Best Bakeries
Laura's Travel Notes: It's Cake O'Clock! Hong Kong's Best Bakeries

From custard tarts to coconut cakes and chicken pies, Hong Kong’s traditional bakeries bring sweet carbohydrate heaven to the city.

Global Running Routes #4: Bowen Road Fitness Trail, Hong Kong
Global Running Routes #4: Bowen Road Fitness Trail, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s hills are a challenge for runners, so a flat run high above the city provides a welcome respite. Just beware the doggie serial killer…

Feature: Unmissable Madrid – An Insider’s Guide to the Spanish Capital
Feature: Unmissable Madrid - An Insider's Guide to the Spanish Capital

Though often seen as the sensible older sister of hip Barcelona, Madrid has its own brand of cool – from art and boutiques to giant gins and 24-hour churros.

Travel Chat: A Grown-Up Gap Year and a New Life Abroad
Travel Chat: A Grown-Up Gap Year and a New Life Abroad

We talk to blogger Sam Philpott about her decision to leave her London life behind as she approached 40, travel the world and follow love to Egypt.

The Only Way Is Beirut: A Fun-Filled Hedonist’s Guide
The Only Way Is Beirut: A Fun-Filled Hedonist's Guide

GUEST WRITER: With 24 hours to party in Beirut, Sara Oldham took some local advice on where to eat, drink and dance in the charismatic Lebanese capital.

Feature: Inside Guatemala – Spanish Classes and Ancient Wisdom
Feature: Inside Guatemala - Spanish Classes and Ancient Wisdom

GUEST WRITER: Spanish school helped Rachel Cocker learn more than just the language in San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala. Things got spiritual…  

Laura’s Travel Notes: Regent’s Park Rose Gardens, London
Laura's Travel Notes: Regent's Park Rose Gardens, London

Regent’s Park’s famous rose gardens have taken a battering from our very wet British summer – but a visit will still lift the spirits. Just take a brolly.

Global Running Routes #3: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
Global Running Routes #3: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Mountains, forest, tumbling rivers and clean air – Cortina d’Ampezzo is a runner’s paradise. And then there are the apres-run cocktails…

Travel Chat: Laughter, Friendship and Romance on the Road
Travel Chat: Laughter, Friendship and Romance on the Road

Inspirational blogger Toni White of Reclaiming My Future explains why travel is the best medicine, and gives her insider tips on Asia, Africa and… Devon.

Inspiring Dorset: Getting Arty in the Beautiful West of England
Inspiring Dorset: Getting Arty in the Beautiful West of England

GUEST WRITER: Artist and travel photographer Victoria Upton gives an insight into her new show of Dorset landscapes and why she loves the West Country.

Laura’s Travel Notes: ‘Prada Marfa’ and the art of West Texas
Laura's Travel Notes: 'Prada Marfa' and the art of West Texas

When is a Prada shop not a Prada shop? When it’s one of the world’s wackiest art installations. Meet the Wild West’s creative side.

Laura’s Travel Notes: Taste of London food festival – a gourmet’s playground
Laura's Travel Notes: Taste of London food festival - a gourmet's playground

Local producers, celebrity chefs, restaurants and great foodie brands gather at 12 Taste Festivals worldwide. I took a bite out of Taste of London…

Welcome to World Out There!
I'm Laura Mannering a journalist and dedicated travel blogger. I set up World Out There to share insider tips from my own travels, and from in-the-know local experts all over the world. No more goofy tourist. A little local knowledge goes a long way...
Travel Chat: Chewing the Fat…
In this series World Out There settles down to a nice Travel Chat with a fellow wanderer. Our latest chinwag was with blogger Sam Philpott, who tells us why she left behind her job in London to travel the world - and what led her to set up a new life in Egypt.
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