Starling Ridge Pepper Plantation, Kampot – Cambodia

Kampot is pretty famous for pepper, apparently, it’s some of the best in the world. We actually went to a free entry pepper plantation, and well, I can’t say that it was particularly exciting. We had a very underwhelming talk from a bored member of staff, looked around the shop at the various overpriced pepper […]

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Things I learnt whilst driving a scooter in Asia

  Bugs will fly into your eyes, ears, and nose. Sometimes simultaneously. Employ the use of goggles, a visor, sunglasses during the day or I purchased fake glasses to drive with at night. My driving glasses Seemingly innocent things like dry leaves can really hurt when they fly into your face at speed. A butterfly’s […]

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Explore the highlights of Paris in 72hrs

You want to take a long weekend away in Paris or perhaps a short mid-week break. For many reasons, you’re a little strapped for time, and you want to fit in the highlights of the “city of love” in as little time as possible. When you’re exploring and restricted for time, arranging transfers can save […]

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You are capable

I am notoriously bad for quitting things that I’m not instantly good at. I did so many clubs when I was a kid – horse riding, karate, swimming, tap, ballet, jazz, singing, gymnastics…the list goes on. But I wasn’t naturally good at any of them and shortly after the realisation I’d think SCREW THIS! My […]

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Piercings in Phnom Penh

We were all rather happy to be leaving Laos, especially after the recent events of the bus journey from hell and sinking boat across the river. B and I booked a bus straight to Phnom Penh, whilst V & C booked one to Siem Reap with the plan to all meet in Kampot. I’d already […]

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My honest experience TEFL teaching

  I had wanted to try my hand at English teaching for a while. In all honesty, I had assumed that it would be pretty easy. I did an intensive weekend course in Kingston University (London) a little while ago to get my TEFL certificate. For my second month in Vietnam (after completing my motorbike […]

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Travel Life – Missing Milestones

One of the most difficult things about being on the road for a long stretch of time is that life goes on without you. The world carries on turning. People get engaged, married, have babies (or even better…puppies!) get new jobs etc. Even small things like missing a birthday can make you feel guilty and although […]

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Attacked in a hostel dorm

I spoke too soon. No sooner had I written my article on my top worst hostel experiences an event unfolded which was hands down, the worst and most terrifying thing that has happened to me ever. Not just in a hostel, or just travelling. Most terrifying experience period. There was young man staying at the […]

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Guest Post – Yoga on the move

Having spent the past two years on the move, I know how difficult it can be to incorporate daily yoga into the nomadic world of crowded hostels, late nights out, and unexpected flight delays. Travelling has the power to give so much, but it doesn’t always lend itself conducive to the development of a yoga […]

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