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Robbie Hey everybody!! This journal was set up to keep everyone up to date with my travels through China and Vietnam. I will be volunteering in China up in the north west part of the country in a city called Urumqi for 13 weeks, helping out (hopefully) with teaching english. I will then have some time in Beijing to explore the sights. I then move on to Vietnam to meet up with my mum for a few days in Ho Chi Minh then fly up to Hanoi to volunteer with a local volunteer agency SJ Vietnam for 10 weeks. Then I fly home just in time for my 21st birthday. This journal will keep you up to date with all my volunteering adventures!!

Whats been happening since buckets in Thailand....

SINGAPORE | Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | Views [637]

Hello hello, I have not been keeping up with this page as well as last time.....so apologies and time for a catch up!!! I hope you are all doing well-happy 90th to Nanny wow!!!! Ok so Thailand was the end of september.....I can't believe the first ... Read more >


Gallery: Borneo + Thailand

THAILAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Thailand and buckets!!!

THAILAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | Views [960] | Comments [2]

Hey all and on to the next story... So now we headed off to Thailand for a week as we had a one week break at uni.  Me and my two room mates off again :-)  We flew into Bangkok and stayed for 2 nights.  It is one crazy crazy city, we arrived at about ... Read more >


Jungle Borneo Adventure

MALAYSIA | Sunday, 27 Sep 2009 | Views [1199]

Hey everyone, Ok so getting myself up to date.  I will try to remember details....one definate thing I remember from Borneo was the huffing and puffing as I trailed after the uber fit people I went with :-) Ok so myself, two of my room mates and another ... Read more >


Gallery: Singapore/Bintan

SINGAPORE | Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Singapore so far :-)

SINGAPORE | Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [511]

Hi all who are still reading on and on....Finally I am adding a post!!!! So Singapore my home for the next year, and I have to say there is no complaints coming from me.  Accomodation is pretty OK, like a few bugs but nothing like what happened at home ... Read more >


Kyoto, Ube and Hiroshima!!!!

JAPAN | Friday, 31 Jul 2009 | Views [1025] | Comments [3]

Hi all, So Iam now settled in Singapore.  My accomodation is decent and my room mate is a Kiwi so we get on :-)  The flat is big, and equiped with everything.  I have registered at the University, and well I was worried about the strict rules but they ... Read more >


Gallery: JAPAN

JAPAN | Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Japan Adventure with Totoro

JAPAN | Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | Views [2348] | Comments [3]

Hi everybody, Well I am back travelling again, and yes I am a lucky girl!!!! It is so exciting to be back roaming around getting lost and sweating in the process.  So I have travelled from Sydney to Singapore which will be my home for the next year ... Read more >

Tags: adventure land


Whats been happening...

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | Views [1589] | Comments [3]

Hi everybody!!!!!  So its only 3 weeks now, I can't believe it.  The time in Hanoi has just flown.  The beginning was hard but now I am having the time of my life.  Meeting lots of new people all the time and so there is always something new and different ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Living in Hanoi!!

VIETNAM | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Views [2868] | Comments [16]

Hi everybody.  Sorry I have not updated my blog page in a long time, its a case of laziness and also I have been very busy.  So Wow I waved good bye to mum, Jan, Georgie and Aunty Jane and have moved onto my next volunteer project.  Hanoi what can I ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Back to Vietnam with my mum!!

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | Views [1350] | Comments [2]

Hi everybody.  I am back in Vietnam.   It's good to have a change of location, a new culture and some friends!!I finally had some familar faces and people to talk to.  I am so happy that mum and Aunty Jane and Georgie and Jen came to visit me, it was ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


The Great Wall experience!!

CHINA | Sunday, 29 Jul 2007 | Views [3697]

Hey everybody.  Sorry about my last post, I should have put a language warning with the page.  I was caught up in the moment, being very angry with what had happened in Shanghai and some less than desirable words slipped out on to the page, so my apologies.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Getting Shanghai'd in Shanghai!!

CHINA | Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Views [1264] | Comments [2]

Hey everyone, hope you are all well.  So Shanghai, what can I say... First let me say, I do NOT like Shanghai.  I had heard mixed stories about it, people both liking it and people disliking it.  I had heard about being ripped off and to watch out for ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


Xi'an and the Warriors!

CHINA | Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | Views [1118] | Comments [2]

Hey everyone back home, hope you are all well.  Only 3 weeks till Vietnam.  Hey Meg sorry I let slip couldn't help it, I'm still laughing about it!! So from Chengdu it was a short but bumpy ride.  Xi'an is another big Chinese city, but very ordered ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Chengdu and the pandas!!

CHINA | Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | Views [2262] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone!!  Hope you are all well, not long to Vietnam now. So I have packed my bags and left Urumqi.  I am now in Chengdu, having lots of fun and making new friends.  Yes thats right I am talking about Chengdus famous pandas.  Now if I bought one ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Farewell to Urumqi.

CHINA | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Views [4564] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone back home hope you are all well and its not getting to chilly.  So I now only have one week left in Urumqi and I finished teaching at the primary school last Friday.  It was a great last week and it was sad to walk out of the gate on Friday.... Read more >

Tags: People


Turpan excursion!!

CHINA | Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [1502] | Comments [3]

Hi everybody back home!!  Hope everyone is well and for those lucky ones coming to Vietnam only 7 weeks to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have been having fun teaching, lots of games and excitment, pissing more teachers of with my loud classes (only ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Back in Urumqi.

CHINA | Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | Views [925] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone, sorry I haven't updated in a while.  I hope you are all well. Not a lot has happened, I go to work and come home like everyone else.  I love it at the primary school both the teachers and the students are so much fun, I really enjoy going ... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health


The Kashgar experience..

CHINA | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Views [4799] | Comments [7]

Hello everyone.  Thankyou for all the comforting words and all the news from home.  I am missing everyone, but I'm also having the best time, with some amazing experiences. Wow, so its been a while since I last updated, sorry..  A lot has happened in ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


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