Don’t panic! What to do if you have bedbugs

“Bedbugs”, the word is enough to strike fear into the hearts of travellers, backpackers, and accommodation providers alike. The scourge that crawls into every nook and cranny of your possessions and leaves you scratching like a flea ridden dog. After my personal experience with bedbugs whilst in Cambodia, I know how much it sucks, so […]

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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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My top worst hostel experiences

Everyone seems to love the awful, cringey, scary or dirty tales more than they want to hear about the lovely place you stayed with the comfy bed and delicious breakfast platter. I’ve stayed in plenty of wonderful hostels but I’ve had my fair share of bad experiences which people tend to find highly amusing, so […]

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The WORST journey I have ever done

I booked a ticket via my hostel – Rock Backpacker Hostel in Vang Vieng to the Four Thousand Islands. Having willingly just booked a 20+ hour sleeper bus, I already knew that I was getting myself into a long, uncomfortable journey. I decided I just wanted to get straight there as my plans for Plain […]

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The Pros and Cons of “Voluntourism”

I quite often avidly recommend Workaway to people looking to save whilst they are traveling, or for people that want a more authentic experience and to get to know the locals in the country that they are traveling. I personally have had very good experiences with Workaway, although I have not done a large number […]

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15 Girl truths about travelling in Asia.

I’m still working on my post for Cambodia but here’s a little light reading for you… You will have a new appreciation for bum guns. You might have thought them strange at first, if you knew what they were at all. If you didn’t know and are about to embark on your travels then you […]

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