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Arriving in Singapore
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SINGAPORE

Arriving in Singapore

We flew from Jakarta an hour and a half north and arrived in a different world. As if we exited a time machine we got off the plane walked into the airport of the future. Changi Airport in Singapore is often considered to be the best airport in the world and it’s easy to see […]

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INDONESIA

Borobudur – the world’s largest Buddhist temple

The day after discovering Yogyakarta town we were signed up for an organised tour of the temple of Borobudur – the whole reason we were here in Yogyakarta. I read a lot about this place, the Rough Guide to South-East Asia on a budget listed it as one of the top things to see and do in […]

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INDONESIA

Ubud, Bali – 9 reasons why you should believe the hype

Our 10 day beach holiday in Kuta and Seminyak  had come to an end and with renewed excitement we left the southwestern shores of Bali and headed towards the heart of the island, Ubud. We asked our accommodation in Ubud to send a taxi for us, it cost 300000 rupiah (£13) to drive to Ubud, which is about an […]

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INDONESIA

Arriving in Bali

Lately, it has been quite difficult to keep on top of our travel diary, I must confess. We are currently in the UK and I have started work on my new venture, which takes up a lot of my time. It is all very exciting though and I will share more in the future. But […]

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CAMBODIA
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The temples of Angkor

Are you ready for this, it is going to be a long post!!! But it is of an amazing subject and there will also be many many photographs, so hang in there and keep reading! 🙂 A few days ago Lonely Planet revealed its Ultimate Travel List based on the votes of travel professionals. They […]

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CAMBODIA
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Stunning architecture of the Phnom Penh Royal Palace

After my sobering last post about the Cambodian genocide and The Killing Fields Museum I now want to spend a bit of time showing you around the beautiful Royal Palace of Phnom Penh, which is one of the most stunning architectural achievement of the city. We were lucky enough to stay in a guesthouse right […]

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VIETNAM

Hoi An – town of lanterns and tailors

Hoi An was hands down our most favourite place in Vietnam. It is one of those towns that you just don’t want to leave and want to stay to soak up the atmosphere, savour the local delicacies, sip Vietnamese coffee, walk around in the beautiful streets every day. Hoi An also looked to me a […]

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LAOS

Luang Prabang – around the UNESCO listed city

    Unfortunately the bad weather we had been having continued for 2 days out of the 3 we spent in Luang Prabang. We got drenched a couple of times by heavy rain while out and about, but that didn’t stop us from exploring the town, especially as we only had limited time.  Luang Prabang […]

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THAILAND

Discovering Chiang Mai

    Previously I wrote about our first sleeper train journey in Thailand between Bangkok and Chumpong on-route to Koh Tao. That first trip was kind of OK and since we were about to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in the north, we decided to get on a sleeper train again. This saved us […]

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