Doing the fake tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Wanderlust magazine Travel Awards: Readers voted Bugbog at #6 out of 500 travel websites in a satisfaction league table. [Lonely Planet was #1]. The Editor commented: ‘. . . It’s surprising this [Bugbog] didn’t score higher considering the inspiring travel photo galleries, the useful links to other relevant sites and the range of quirky feature sections to help broaden your plans. . . ‘
Tongariro moai on Easter Island, Chile.
‘I was surprised, amused, and impressed by what you have done. I found it useful for the kind of travel I like to do, and the destination and weather information is consistent with my experience and knowledge. ‘ Marc Brosius, Round-The-World Travel Guide
‘Bugbog. . . offers impartial advice and an entertaining design. You can search by month for the most colourful, cultural, historic and wildlife destinations. ‘ Tony Dawe, The Times
Baliem Valley men guiding Ikuko through the mud, West Papua.
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A very nice site, excellent design, clever original graphics, great photos, and your content is informative, entertaining, presented well and easy to access. A worthy enterprise and a positive contribution to the Web. Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting, useful and attractive place to visit. I really enjoyed my visit to your site and will return again when time permits : ) ‘ Bill Darling, Critical Mass [Internet Resource Guide]
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‘From the striking first page to the impressive picture galleries and excellent links to travel information, this is an extraordinarily vibrant site. . . . enthusiasm shines through. . ‘ The Times [Travel/Web section]
Ikuko can’t stop playing with animals, never mind that they are equipped with deadly weaponry. Moorea, South Pacific.
A very well thought-out and constructed site. I applaud their decision to step back and produce a robust, functional site that really delivers without showing off. . . it becomes absorbing as you search for obscure details or links, and you may spend longer on this site than expected. It’s certainly found a place in my ‘Favourites’. Adrian Mann, TravelMole site-of-the-week review.
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Ikuko again attracting hordes of warlike men, in this case Huli Wigmen in Papua New Guinea.
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Julian learning to drive in Hokkaido, Japan.