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Beloved dog tourism ambassador passes away in Japan

Beloved dog tourism ambassador passes away in Japan

A popular Akita dog known as Wasao, who earned nationwide popularity for his unique looks, passed away at age 13. The big white furry canine with a squinty-eyed face passed away on Monday according to Kyodo News. He had been widely referred to as “busa kawaii,” a nickname combining two Japanese words — “busaiku,” meaning ugly and “kawaii,” cute. Wasao served as a tourism stationmaster. According to The Japan News, Wasao was found on the Aomori Prefecture by Setsuko Kikuya…

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Couple stranded in Costa Rica because they refuse to leave their pug behind

Couple stranded in Costa Rica because they refuse to leave their pug behind

A UK couple traveling the world with their pet pug Pebbles say they are stranded in Costa Rica because they can’t take her home on a repatriation flight, reports Metro. Abbey Walsh and Hugh Thomas, both 25 year of age, have visited more than 25 countries with Pebbles. The couple landed in Costa Rica on March 12 during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic which led to travel interruptions and cancelled flights across the world. The couple were then offered…

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It’s MARKET DAY IN GREAT YARMOUTH for Rocky!

It’s MARKET DAY IN GREAT YARMOUTH for Rocky!

Hi my friends! It’s your favorite traveling bull terrier! Not too long ago I showed you what it was like to visit Great Yarmouth! We wound up here on the way to Scotland and stopped at a bed and breakfast that was dog friendly and cheap (called The Trevross Guest House). Our total stay was about ten days, but during our first few days the seaside town seemed quite sleepy as in there was hardly any other souls around! Now…

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Rocky spends an afternoon in Paris as a tour guide: What will he show us?

Rocky spends an afternoon in Paris as a tour guide: What will he show us?

  Bonjour my friends! We’ve just finished our adventure in the lovely town of Chamonix Mont-Blanc in France and we’re making our way up through France again toward the UK. It’s a long journey so we split the drive and we’re making a stop over in one of my favorite cities ever: Paris! Our traveling companion Sophie had never before been to this grand city so we had time to do just a few things that we thought are the…

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Rocky takes you on a tour through Christchurch, UK

Rocky takes you on a tour through Christchurch, UK

Hello my fellow travelers! It’s been a while since I have written a post. My paws are a bit sore from traveling everywhere so I had little time to recover my paws to type here. I want to take you on a little journey through the beautiful county of Dorset. My adventures in Dorset have taken me through the New Forest and now bring me to Christchurch which is right next to the seaside town of Bournemouth. Christchurch also has its…

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Bike rides and horses in the New Forest: Hampshire

Bike rides and horses in the New Forest: Hampshire

The New Forest is huge! So huge that it takes up a big chunk of the southern region of England. It would take even me, one of the fastest dogs in the world, a long time to run through it all. Even with a bicycle it would still take forever to see it all! Me and my human’s first visit ever to the New Forest took us through the small village of Brockenhurst with a bicycle buggy and now this time…

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Traveling between France and England with a dog: the Ferry

Traveling between France and England with a dog: the Ferry

So you want to travel from England to France with your dog? Or from France to England you say? Or maybe even from England to the Netherlands. Well, I got you covered! I just wrapped up a trip from France and I’m now returning to the United Kingdom and on my way I’m visiting the port city of Dunkirk. But before I embark on the ferry ride, I’d like to share what it’s like to go on this ferry ride…

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Rocky explores a slice of Calais, France

Rocky explores a slice of Calais, France

Bonjour Mes Amis (that means my friends in French), I’m on a road trip all the way to the Alsace Region of France and beyond. After returning from the US and touching down in the UK by plane, I needed to have a bit of a rest. After my rest, my itch to travel came back and I was ready for another adventure. Not too long ago my paws visited the magnificent Alsace region in France. Before Danny and I…

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Rocky’s road trip to the Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

Rocky’s road trip to the Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

On the last leg of our Irish adventure we spent a day at the majestic Wicklow Mountains just south of Dublin. I craved wilderness and wanted nothing but the fresh air, the beautiful scenery and the sounds of nature. I wanted to be like a wolf in nature.   Our trip through the Wicklow Mountain National Park took us through narrow roadways and past rolling hills and my goodness, what a view! I stuck my head out of the car…

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Good morning Dublin! Rocky the Bull Terrier has arrived

Good morning Dublin! Rocky the Bull Terrier has arrived

By the time we arrived in Dublin I had already eaten all the Lucky Charms cereal that I had brought with me. So I was hoping that it would give me enough luck to have a whimsical adventure in the city. I hadn’t found any leprechauns yet, but I kept my nose and eyes sharp just in case. My first impression was that Dublin was very much like Galway, a massive city but it can feel very small once you…

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