Mark Bibby Jackson

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.
NHOW Berlin : Striking the Right Note

NHOW Berlin : Striking the Right Note

If you are looking for a funky hotel in Berlin then NHOW Berlin is the one for you. How many hotels do you come across with their own recording studios…

Discovering Accessible Travel in Edersee Germany 

Discovering Accessible Travel in Edersee Germany 

Mark Bibby Jackson joins an accessible travel tour in Edersee Germany visiting the Eder Dam, and going on forest and tree top walks all accessible for wheelchair users. Travelling can…

Charming Kotor Bay and Budva Montenegro

Charming Kotor Bay and Budva Montenegro

Mark Bibby Jackson visits Kotor and Budva to stay at the Hyatt Regency Kotor Bay, and discover the charms of this delightful part of coastal Montenegro. There is something about…

Is Podgorica Worth Visiting?

Is Podgorica Worth Visiting?

Probably one of the most overused words in travel literature is undiscovered – I confess to be a repeat offender. While Montenegro has been on the tourism radar for quite…

A Night at the Hilton London Gatwick Airport Hotel

A Night at the Hilton London Gatwick Airport Hotel

I always thought airport hotels were stale affairs something only to be frequented in emergencies. A 5.45am flight from Gatwick airport to Montenegro counts as an emergency to me. However…

10 Summer Food Festivals in the UK

10 Summer Food Festivals in the UK

It used to be that the British summer was more fleeting than a UK PM, but whether it’s a consequence of climate change or fake news, summers too seem to…

Camaroncito EcoResort & Beach

Camaroncito EcoResort & Beach

Mark Bibby Jackson talks with Sarah Bajc, Owner and Operator of Camaroncito EcoResort & Beach, in Panama. When Sarah Bajc discovered Camaroncito she fell in love with the undeveloped stretch…

History and Customs of the Isle of Man

History and Customs of the Isle of Man

Set in the Irish Sea sandwiched between Ireland and Britain, the Isle of Man has a long history with many traditions and unusual folklore. Discover about the history and customs…

Tracing Water in Valais Switzerland

Tracing Water in Valais Switzerland

Mark Bibby Jackson follows the path of water in Valais Switzerland from the Aletsch Glacier to the bisses at Haute-Nendaz taking in the most spectacular views along the way. There…

Lisbon City Break : Street Art and Food

Lisbon City Break : Street Art and Food

Mark Bibby Jackson discovers the culture, food and street art of the Portuguese capital on his Lisbon city break. On my previous visits to Lisbon, I had never felt truly…

7 Festivals in March 2024 Around the World

7 Festivals in March 2024 Around the World

Travel Begins at 40 rounds up the best festivals in March 2024 across the globe, from Wales to Colombia, with cherry trees, loads of Guinness and even some frozen dead…