Welcome to the Hobbit House

The island of Boracay, Philippines, is most well known for it's palm-fringed white sand beaches, sheltered swimming, sailing and diving opportunities. It's unlikely you'd visit Boracay just to go to The Hobbit House. The Hobbit House is, however, one of those places most travellers' curiosity will lead them to at...

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7 Things I HATE About Travelling

I wax lyrically quite often about the great times on the road, the wonderful people I have met and the stunning scenery. There is a downside to travel; frustration and annoyance are unwelcome bedfellows on this wonderful journey and sometimes you just want to scream! Phew I feel better already.

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The Illusion of Time and Distance

In the urban areas of the US and many Western nations, when someone gives you directions they are pretty exact: Go 3 blocks, turn left at Walden St, go 1-1/2 miles until you see the red house with the flashing neon arrow that says “We are here.” Not so in...

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Getting Wet at the Songkran Festival!

This Thai New Year I was in Chiang Mai - home of the most famous ‘Songkran Festival’ to get a gist of this watery and rather unique celebration....Read about my wet week..

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Visiting Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples, Cambodia

“Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun”..... I learnt that the hard way after trekking around Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples in the sweltering heat...

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A True Travellers Guide to Staying Sane in India P2

This is part two of a 3 part series on India. In this post I'm going to discuss 'dealing with overly interested men (for women)' and talk about the art of 'bargaining and minimizing the rip-off factor'...

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24 Hours in Patong, Thailand

Has Patong, with its reputation for sleaziness and hedonism gone soft? Delve into the belly of the beast and spend 24 hours in Patong with me and let’s see how we feel in the morning!......

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A True Travellers Guide to Staying Sane in India Part 1

Mastered the art of traveling? If you’re visiting India, think again... After 2 months of sensory overload I wanted to share with you my top tips for surviving, without compromising, my India experience.....

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Morocco: Tips For Solo Female Travellers - Part 2

In part 2, Anna continues her list of top tips for solo females thinking to travel to Morocco. Her experience allows an insightful and useful list of things you should consider before travelling....

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Morocco:Tips For Solo Female Travellers – Part 1

Ladies, thinking of travelling alone to Morocco? Here is part 1 of a 2 part post giving you the best knowledge, tips and examples of my experiences in the hope that it will encourage others to make the trip alone....

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