Category Archives: Travelling

Favourite Places In South-East Asia

After spending nearly a year in South-East Asia, I thought I would compile a list of the best places I’ve visited. In some countries the choice was easier than in others. My choices are highly subjective and consider the amount … Continue reading

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5 Most Awesome Temples In South-East Asia

Asia, the land of temples. It is hard to believe just how many temples there are on this continent and that you could barely see a tiny percentage before you never want to see another temple again in your life. For … Continue reading

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Tips for Motorcycling in Vietnam – Part 2

Riding a motorbike the length of Vietnam is becoming a popular tourist activity. But there’s more to it than just getting a bike and riding off. In Tips for Motorcycling in Vietnam – Part 1 I discussed Buying a bike … Continue reading

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Tips for Motorcycling In Vietnam – Part 1

Riding a motorbike the length of Vietnam is becoming a popular tourist activity. But there’s more to it than just getting a bike and riding off. After recently riding from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (read about my trip: … Continue reading

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Road Rules In Vietnam

Riding a scooter through Vietnam is perhaps one of the crazier things I’ve done. While I’m confident on a motorbike and have had plenty of experience in South East Asian traffic, the Vietnamese are just crazy. And the sheer number … Continue reading

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Bedbugs And Travelling

Bedbugs are both the rite of passage and the scourge of any long-term traveller. Some say you haven’t truly travelled long-term until you’ve met these nasty little creatures at least once. I’ve personally suffered through several attacks, some major but most … Continue reading

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That Hose Beside The Toilet In Asia…

Last time I wrote about toilets, I was in Latin America and dealing with putting used toilet paper into The Little Bin Beside The Toilet. Now I’m in Asia and while they still have that little bin and use it … Continue reading

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Losing Your ATM Card While Travelling

Having money is useful when you’re travelling. You can use it to pay for accommodation, food, transport and the like. There’s only one thing worse than not having money on the road, not having access to the money you do … Continue reading

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A Tale of Hostel Woe

In my travels I’ve stayed in many hostels, with many different people. Mostly experiences have been good, people are friendly and are usually quite considerate. Sure, there have been noisy early morning packing and noisy drunken roommates, but cases of … Continue reading

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Nine Things I Learned While Travelling – Part 3

Back in Part 1 I discussed The Cost of Travelling, Is Travelling Dangerous? and It’s Not Always Paradise and in Part 2 I discussed Travelling Alone, Tourist vs Traveller and Travelling Speed Here are more things I learned while travelling… … Continue reading

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