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THAILAND

Short visit to Phuket and the Big Buddha

After our short visit to Kuala Lumpur it was finally time to return to Thailand for our last few weeks in Asia before having to return to the U.K. We decided to try a couple of different islands before heading back to Koh Tao so we caught a direct flight to Phuket.   Getting to […]

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INDONESIA

Jakarta, city of contrasts

I can see Adam at the back portion of the bus, his head is bopping away above all the other men’s heads that surround him. He is holding unto the railing, looking out the window, out into the city. Every now and then he is looking over to me, trying to find my gaze, making […]

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INDONESIA

Visiting Prambanan Park

Yogyakarta tourist offices organise whole day trips both to Borobudur, which is the largest Buddhist Temple in the world and to Prambanan Park, the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. However it is also possible to visit both temple complexes on the same day. This is especially possible if you have your own transportation, but tour […]

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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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Yogyakarta
INDONESIA

Off the well-trodden track in Yogyakarta

Our beautiful week in Gili Trawangan had quickly come to an end. We were so sad to leave this paradise, but after 6 days of just chilling out, soaking up the sun, watching beautiful sunsets and just generally living island life we had to pack up and move on. We booked our return journey to […]

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Gili Trawangan
INDONESIA

10 cool things to know about Gili Trawangan

In my last blog post I talked about how we got from the heart of Bali, Ubud to the Gili Islands. I hope you enjoyed the photographs I shared of Gili T (as it is affectionately known). Those are some of my favourite photographs of our whole time away in Asia. I just look at […]

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INDONESIA

Getting to the Gili Islands

I challenge you to find something more intriguing on Earth than this – the largest of those 3 tiny islands measures only 6 square kilometres. When I first heard about this place we were already in Indonesia. These are the Gili Islands, the hidden gems of South-East Asia. They are not quite on the radar […]

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CAMBODIA

Flight of the Gibbon zipline experience near Siem Reap

While most people come to Siem Reap specifically to visit the Temples of Angkor, it is worth spending a couple of extra days around the town of Siem Reap as well. We found a couple of really cool activities that we can recommend you to do while in town: ziplining and going to the circus! […]

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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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