Celebrating 500 Travel Reports!

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Today I published my 500th travel report (!) with my article on Tooting Bec Common in London. This is cause for celebration because a) five hundred is a sexy number and b) I never thought I’d get this far! Now I kinda like the sound of 1000.  These articles of mine have evolved over time from […]

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Happy 4th Birthday Leighton Literature!

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It’s Leighton Literature’s 4th Birthday! It’s been four years since I launched Leighton Literature and this last twelve months have definitely been my most transformative as a travel blogger. It was sometime in the summer that I felt like LL had arrived at a sink or swim moment. After so much hard work and only […]

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Leighton Literature’s Travel Guide to Vietnam.

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28 days, 13 locations, god knows how many sub-locations (I can’t be bothered to count), 80 articles. Interested in traveling Vietnam? Click below: https://leightonliterature.com/vietnam/    

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Travel Report: Shenzhen International Garden & Flower Expo Park, China.

Shenzhen International Garden & Flower Expo Park.

February 2018. Parks and temples, temples and parks: China! I limit myself to just one or two parks a place these days, knowing that in most cases the green spaces on offer are much of a muchness for a grisly old China veteran like myself. Wonderboy and I hadn’t even planned on hitting this 660.000 […]

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Travel Report: Dongmen Market – Shenzhen, China.

Dongmen Market Shenzhen China

February 2018. Shenzhen’s Dongmen district is one of the oldest parts of the city, with a three hundred year trading history under its belt. If you’re in the mood for some shopping, or even just people watching, this is the place to come for the biggest variety of goods and price ranges to suit all […]

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Travel Report: OCT-LOFT Creative Culture Park – Shenzhen, China.

OCT-LOFT Creative Culture Park Shenzhen China

February 2018. Art lovers will find plenty to admire about Shenzhen. The city’s parks and squares are full of sculptures and statues, while a half-day visit to Dafen Oil Painting Village and its modern art museum is a must for anyone visiting the city. And then you’ve got OCT LOFT, a so-called Creative Culture Park […]

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Travel Report: Dafen Art Museum – Shenzhen, China.

Dafen Art Museum Shenzhen China

February 2018. Appropriately perched on the side of Dafen Oil Painting Village, this handsome art museum is well worth an hour of your time. Housed in a striking modern building on a large open square, it showcases original paintings from local artists. February 2018. As with the adjoining oil painting village there’s no entry fee, […]

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