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Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

One of the most fun border crossings I’ve made in Southeast Asia was from the northern Thai city of Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang in Laos, mainly because 2 days of the journey were made on a boat down the Mekong River! I mean sailing on the Mekong River to arrive at your destination does […]

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The Best Time to Visit Kruger & Cape Town

By on July 15, 2019 in Africa, National Parks, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
The Best Time to Visit Kruger & Cape Town

What a wild and wonderful country South Africa is – not only does it boast the epic city of Cape Town within its boundaries, but also the mighty safari destination of Kruger too. In between, there’s a whole heap of beaches and mountains… not to mention the 2 separate kingdoms of Swaziland, now known as […]

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Plan to Backpack Cambodia? 21 Things to Know Before You Go

By on July 11, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Cambodia? 21 Things to Know Before You Go

The little gem of Cambodia is a backpackers’ paradise! Offering a wealth of things to see and do, travelling here is easy and cheap, with tons of services, places to stay and transport set up especially for budget travellers. Offering a slower pace of life than you’ll experience in neighbours Vietnam and Thailand, those who […]

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21 Amazing Things to Do in Yerevan, Armenia

21 Amazing Things to Do in Yerevan, Armenia

Let’s be honest, Yerevan is not one of those capital cities you often hear about. In fact, when I was looking at travelling to Armenia, I had to google the country in order to find out the name of its capital! A bit embarrassing I know, but maybe this will give you some idea of […]

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Best Time to Visit Samoa + 10 Other Top Tips

By on July 4, 2019 in Oceania, Off the Beaten Track, SAMOA with 0 Comments
Best Time to Visit Samoa + 10 Other Top Tips

Just a quick search online for info about Samoa will reveal, well, not very much! And it’s hardly surprising given how remote this Pacific country is and how few people get there. But, I’ll let you in a little secret, this is exactly what makes Samoa so special and after spending an amazing week in […]

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14 Places to Visit in Singapore For FREE!

By on July 1, 2019 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, SINGAPORE with 0 Comments
14 Places to Visit in Singapore For FREE!

I’ve got to be honest, I expected to be pretty cynical about Singapore –  a city known for its sterile feel and rampant consumerism (not my vibe!) But having spent almost a week in this country, I’ve got to admit I was wrong! And it’s not often that happens, so you know this is serious! […]

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9 Reasons To Get “Travel Samoa” On Your Bucket List ASAP!

By on June 27, 2019 in Oceania, Off the Beaten Track, SAMOA with 0 Comments
9 Reasons To Get “Travel Samoa” On Your Bucket List ASAP!

I could keep this really simple and short and just say that the number 1 reason you need to get “travel Samoa” on your bucket list asap is because this place truly is paradise. Like seriously, picture postcard, perfect paradise. But that wouldn’t make a very interesting or useful article would it?! So it’s probably […]

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The Top 17 Things to Do in Luang Prabang, Laos

By on June 24, 2019 in Asia, LAOS, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
The Top 17 Things to Do in Luang Prabang, Laos

The perfect antidote to the generally frantic vibes of most Southeast Asian cities, I would describe Luang Prabang as a breath of fresh air, if it wasn’t for the insane level of heat I experienced when I was there, meaning the air was anything but fresh! That aside however *clears throat* hopefully you get the […]

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21 Epic Things to Do in Samoa on a Budget

21 Epic Things to Do in Samoa on a Budget

A hidden gem isolated in the remote Pacific, Samoa is a paradise just begging to be discovered. From tropical forests to world-class beaches, rich heritage attractions to unbelievable underwater adventures, there’s so much to do during a trip to this small island nation that my list of things to do there just didn’t seem to […]

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21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

By on June 17, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

I must admit I feel a bit sorry for poor, old Kuala Lumpur. The capital of Malaysia tends to get seriously bagged out by travellers, who frequently label it as bland and boring. Largely overshadowed by its big-time neighbours – glitzy Singapore and bustling Bangkok – KL just rarely gets a tourist look-in and when […]

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