Vietnam – A Few Notes To Help You Make The Most Of Your Travels

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If its your first time visiting Vietnam, there’s no doubt that you’re going to go through a bit of culture shock on arrival. Having travelled to Thailand and the Philippines, I thought I was pretty well-equipped for what Vietnam had to offer. I knew what to expect from Southeast Asia. Busy streets, vibrant nightlife, incredible experiences and some […]

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Bohol, Philippines – Not Your Ordinary Beach Getaway

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After spending some time traveling around northern Thailand, I was eager to put my toes in the sand. To relax under the warm rays of sunshine as the soft sounds of the ocean crashed against the shore. To be able to cool off in the deep blue waters while sipping on a San Miguel Apple in order […]

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Fear of travel – fighting the urge to be complacent 

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Many of us travellers often end up planning our next big trip before we’ve even left on our most recent adventure. We’re always dreaming about new destinations and trying to find ways to see as much as possible of the world in the most practical, inexpensive way. We know that it may not always be […]

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Managing expectations in Bohol

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If you’re wondering why you’re reading this post after I’ve already returned from our travels, I’ll tell you. Let this be a valuable lesson, life proof cases are not always life proof. Or as Devan says, don’t buy a second tier brand of life proof case in hopes that it will work just as well, […]

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A piece of my heart in Pai

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As we fly around the corners of the narrow steep highway in our 10 person mini van, Chantelle looks at me with a look of sheer terror as she restrains herself from getting sick, plastic bag in hand. We are half way through our journey back to Chiang Mai, consisting of 762 turns in a […]

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Chiang Mai – elephants and delicious Thai cuisine

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For the past few days we’ve been situated in Chiang Mai, a slightly more relaxed city in the North of Thailand. To get here, you can take an overnight train ride or do like we did and hop on a 1 hour flight for less than 40 dollars. We got into Chiang Mai fairly late […]

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Bangkok recap. Bright lights and late nights

Khao San road, you got me good. Sangsom buckets, bright lights, loud music and the best pad thai from a street cart that you could ever imagine. All of these things which have left me nursing myself back to health on pepto bismal tablets to soothe my indigestion. Was it worth it? Worth every ache […]

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We’re going on an adventure! Pre-travel jitters, bucket lists and packing light!

Ready for our next backpacking adventure

Pulling my backpack from the closet always brings a nostalgic feeling. A familiar memory, smell, a reminder of a simple time when you were exploring another country with nothing but your backpack containing all of your most prized possessions in that very moment. Like something you know so well with a bit of fear for the […]

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