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  • Let The train Take The Strain

    Arriving in Ho Chi Minh city was a bit of a shock after a quiet night in the homestay in the village. I stayed in District 1 which is the backpacker area which has a great buzz full of bars trying to entice you in with happy hour and restaurants for Vietnamese food. I loved the buzz for a few days w...
  • Adventures Through The Mekong Delta

    I spent 3 amazing weeks travelling around Cambodia so now it was time to head to Vietnam. I decided I wanted to travel by boat down the Mekong river and then stumbled upon a 2 night/3 day tour which sounded like a great deal. I’m not usually a fan of tours and always sceptical there’ll be some hidde...
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  • Live like A Cambodian

    It was time for me to leave Siem Reap and travel by bus to the French colonial town of Battambang where  was picked up by a tuk tuk and taken to the village to stay in a homestay. The family were so welcoming and showed me to my room that would be my home for the next couple of days It was a fantast...
  • The Magic Of Ankor Wat

    Well I finally made it through the border to Cambodia and getting the e-visa in advance was definitely easier and I didn’t have to deal with the constant approach of people asking me for visa. I’d read a lot of about scams with the visa at the border so after my experience with the online visa it wa...
  • Time To Ditch The Excess Baggage!!

    I loved my time in Bangkok but now it was time to move on & head to Cambodia. I felt very organised with my online visa until I realised i’d applied through a scam website and it cost me almost double the price of $70!! I typed into google ‘Cambodia visa’ and a nice official site came up so I en...
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  • Bright Lights Of Bangkok !!

     I've been doing some work since I've been here as its so hot during the day and cooler to head out in the evening. It's great that I work a lot online as I can work from anywhere and just need internet and a quiet space. Bangkok has a great metro system for connecting the city but one of my favouri...
  • Wherever I lay my backpack…that’s my home!!

    You might remember the song by Paul Young, ”Wherever I lay my hat, that’s my home,” except for me it’s my backpack!! The song reminds of my nomadic lifestyle for the past year which I’ve embraced and loving!! I’ve always been a nomad and love travelling but the in the last year there was a big chang...