Exploring Ho Chi Minh City – Hitting the Streets of Saigon

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It’s designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman If you read my last post about a few things to keep in mind while travelling in Vietnam, I mentioned that you may go through a bit of culture shock […]

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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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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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