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Photos: Tenerife

SPAIN | Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Burke and Wills Never had it so good

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | Views [353]

So I live in Innamincka... for those of you who are thinking inna fucking what...  Innamincka is a tiny settlement in north-east South Australia. It is 1065 km northeast of Adelaide and 459 km from Lyndhurst up the Strzelecki Track. It is situated ... Read more >

Tags: burke and wills, desert, history, innamincka, outback, south australia

Victoria- The Place To Be

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | Views [213]

Felicity invited me back to her parents house and to go out with her and her friends when we arrived in Melbourne. Her mum, Judy picked us up from the airport and drove us to her home in Kew. I met Felicity's dad Russell and a friend of his was over ... Read more >

Tags: australia, brighton, kew, melbourne, st kilda, victoria

Photos: Singapore

SINGAPORE | Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Wanderlust takes on Singapore

SINGAPORE | Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | Views [303]

Wanderlust takes on Singapore...  11/02/13   Wednesday saw a 13 hour flight out of London Heathrow on a British Airways staff ticket to Singapore.  My final destination was Australia but while checking in I was ... Read more >

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A trip to the mother land

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | Views [244] | Comments [1]

My time spent in Devon was short but very sweet. Everyone said I would hate being home after a week but since I only had 4 days all I can say is I wish I had a week.    Seeing my mums beaming little face as I made my way through ... Read more >

Tags: devon, england, home, london

Which Airline Shoud You Fly With?

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | Views [206]

Qatar Airways have very high standards of inflight service, anyone would think we were all traveling premium. The one hour 5 min flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok came with sweets, wet towels, a biscuit, a sandwich and a drink. I'm not sure ... Read more >

Tags: air asia, qatar airways

My backpack has been miles

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | Views [330]

While traveling we noticed that many markets and shops sold badges of countries flags... You know, the kind you used to sew on to your Brownie sash or swimming costume!! My friend Rebecca suggested sewing all the places we had been to our backpack.... Read more >

Tags: asia, australia, collection, europe, flags, singapore, souvenirs, travel

Something to collect

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | Views [295]

I've always wanted to collect postcards from every place I have ever been but like my stamp collection as a child... It didn't last all that long!! Since I've been traveling I have been saving money from each country. I really like the look of ... Read more >

Tags: asia, australia, currency, europe, singapore, souvenirs, travel, wanderlust

While in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | Views [249]

You know when I told you that the Vietnamese were dirty and they just go to the toilet anywhere... I really wasn't joking. Check this guy out at two in the afternoon today taking a piss on a main road... Only in Vietnam... Dirty bastard !! ... Read more >

Tags: asia, ho chi min city, saigon, travel, vietnam

Photos: Wanderlust

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Chasing the sun, Mui Ne

VIETNAM | Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | Views [447]

So we have just 4 days left and what better way to spend it than by the beach and in the sunshine :)   We hadn't been to a beach for a month and our tans had almost faded which is not what you want when returning to England after 14 months ... Read more >

Tags: mui ne, sand dunes, sledging

Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Saturday, 5 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Hoi An and Tailor made clothes, shoes & bags

VIETNAM | Saturday, 5 Jan 2013 | Views [1379]

Hoi An is one of Vietnams most wealthy towns and we had heard this was the top spot for Tailor made clothes and boy did we use it to our advantage.   After just a few hours of being there Jodie and I  had found a shop where we would ... Read more >

Tags: asia, hoi an, tailors, vietnam

Laos to Vietnam, A 37 1/2 hour journey!!!

VIETNAM | Saturday, 29 Dec 2012 | Views [243] | Comments [1]

We originally wanted to take a bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi but we were told that there were no buses on the day we wanted to go and with only two weeks left of our travels and it being about a 24 hour journey to Vietnam, we were keen to go as soon ... Read more >

Tags: asia, denang, hoi an, sleeper bus, vietnam

Deak Kum Pa Orphanage, Luang Prabang

LAOS | Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | Views [417] | Comments [1]

Priya suggested that we go and see the Orphanage as she had heard or read about it. Jodie and I were over the moon at the idea and I quickly started doing some research into the Orpanage. www.deakkumpaorpanage.com  Priya also sent me a link to ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, deak kum pa, gifts, orphanage

The Historical Royal City of Luang Prabang

LAOS | Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | Views [406]

Luang Prabang is by far my favorite place in Laos. It has one of the highest concentrations of well preserved Buddhist temples in all of Southeast Asia, earning its recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.   I didn't come to Laos for the ... Read more >

Tags: asia, birds, king sisavangvong, laos, night market, orphange, phou si, royal palace museum, travel

On to Luang Prabang

LAOS | Saturday, 22 Dec 2012 | Views [236]

So I'm currently sat on a mini bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang.    Obviously I don't have wifi so this will not be live until we find a bed for the night and I will have to copy and paste...but its a pretty long and scenic journey ... Read more >

Tags: laos, luang prabang, mini bus, mountains, sunset, vang vieng

Photos: Laos

LAOS | Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Vang Vieng, A Backpacker Haven

LAOS | Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | Views [833]

On one side of the river you have beautiful limestone mountains, endless caves, and slow village life. On the other side of the river you have backpacker party central.   Tubing the Nam Song is a backpacker right of passage and although the ... Read more >

Tags: asia, blue lagoon, caves, laos, travel, tubing, vang vieng

Vientiane, Capital of Laos

LAOS | Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | Views [406]

Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos, situated on the Mekong River near the border with Thailand. Despite being the largest city in Laos, Vientiane is still very laid back and it really did not have a city feel to it. The French influence ... Read more >

Tags: pha that luang, sisavangvong vong, vientiane

Krabi & Railay

THAILAND | Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | Views [269]

We arrived in Krabi for only two nights and one full day.  I hadn't read up on the area in my Lonely Planet Guide Book so we asked in a Travel Agent what we could do with our day there. We wanted to go the the beach. The man suggest we take a Long ... Read more >

Tags: hat rai leh east, krabi, long tail boat, night market, railay

Lady Boy Show, The Queens Cabaret, Koh Tao

THAILAND | Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | Views [1414]

This show deserves a write up of its own... I had Put a status up on Facebook about Koh Tao and an old work collegue (Gina) had said I must go to the Lady Boy show.  Also we met a Madi who worked in the dive shop who said we must go and it ... Read more >

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Koh Tao, My Favorite Spot

THAILAND | Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | Views [264]

Koh Tao is my favorite of the Thailand Islands because it still remains almost untouched by tourists but at the same time had plenty for tourists see and do. At first we were just going to do a day trip to Koh Tao as we had heard it was only really ... Read more >

Tags: lady boy show, lotus, snorkeling, sunset, the queens cabaret

Koh Samui, The Tourism Hotspot

THAILAND | Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | Views [181]

On 3rd December we took an early Boat to Koh Samui where we were meeting Rebecca at the airport for her 10 day holiday with us. We were booked into Z Hotel in Cheewang Beach. It was only 250 baht a night each. We hired another jeep despite shitting ourselves ... Read more >

Tags: elephant treking, koh samui, monk, thailand, waterfall

Photos: Thailand

THAILAND | Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Ko Pha-Ngan, The Party Island

THAILAND | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | Views [208]

Before we had arrived in Ko Pha-Ngan, Jodie had booked us into Smile Beach Resort in Haad Salad.  She used Hostel World to find us cheep accommodation (If you don't have the app on your smart phone.... Get it!) This was cheaper than Phi Phi at ... Read more >

Tags: full moon party, haad salad, jeep, kophangan, smile beach resort, the masons arms

Ko Phi Phi... An Island with no cars

THAILAND | Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | Views [304]

We got the early boat over to Phi Phi.  We met Tim again on the transfer bus to the ferry point.  It's crazy to think how many times in life you walk past the same person without making any conversation as we had now bumped into Tim three times.... Read more >

Tags: bamboo, long beach, view point, wanderlust

Phuket Town, Patong Beach

THAILAND | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | Views [455]

I arrived in Phuket and was GREATED by Jodie....We walked outside the terminal and were BOMBARDED with locals shouting 'Taxi' at us. One man told us he would take us to Patong Beach for 1,500 Baht. Jodie had previously emailed the Hotel and they had ... Read more >

Tags: bartering, patong beach, phuket, ping pong show

Wanderlust in Transit

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | Views [336]

I arrived at Kuala Lumpur Airport in transit to Phuket. I was parched, starving and desperate for the toilet after 12 hours of traveling.  I was in Malaysia. I had no local currency and not a fucking clue.  So I found the toilet and to my ... Read more >

Tags: airport, malaysia, south east asia, toilet, transit

Photos: Australia

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Ellimeek Station... The Bush!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | Views [132]

The Whit Sundays... 3 days on board a boat

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | Views [108]

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Magnetic Island

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 16 Jun 2012 | Views [198]

We left our camper can for a few days in Townsville and caught a ferry over to Magnetic Island. We checked into Base and then went on a hunt for some scooters to bomb around the Island on... We got such a buzz on the scooteroo tour that we couldn't ... Read more >

Tags: magnetic island, wallabies

Innamincka Hotel, Outback South Australia

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | Views [396]

Tuesday 21st February, Jodie returned to Australia only to leave her camera and sunnies back in England!! Ha ha, only her. Best thing is, she actually did this twice!! Jodie had been applying for jobs in outback hotels whilst at home and three of ... Read more >

The Great Ocean Road

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 16 Jan 2012 | Views [133]

The Great Ocean Road was built by returning soldiers in memory of their fallen comrades. It starts at Torquay and finishes up at Warranambool. Kirsty, Kelly and I hired a car for 5 days and took it in turns to drive from Melbourne to Adelaide. We visited:... Read more >

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Victoria- On The Move

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Views [106]

Kelly and Kirsty had arrived in Melbourne the same day on a road trip from Sydney. I booked a transfer from the airport to South Cross. Only I could miss the damn thing and have it waiting for me on the highway while I was driven to the coach by the ... Read more >

Tags: australia, australia day, melbourne, victoria

The Blue Mountains, Katoomba

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | Views [112]

Jodie had left Australia on 17th December. I was now traveling solo. Whilst staying at the hostel in Bondi, I organised a trip with a girl and guy staying in the hostel to visit The Blue Mountians in Katoomba Which was about a two hour train journey ... Read more >

Tags: katoomba, the blue mountains, the three sisters

I Rock Entertainment

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 17 Dec 2011 | Views [187]

We got $400 a week plus commission on ticket sales. We sold tickets for the Christmas Day Festival 'Sunburnt' and the New Years Eve and New Years Day Festivals... Shore Thing and Field Day. I made $10 on each ticket to Sunburt and $12 on each ticket ... Read more >

Tags: sydney harbor, sydney harbor bridge, the opera house

NSW- The First State

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | Views [210]

My arrival point in Australia was Sydney... I flew from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic. Everyman very lucky that Karen, one if my best friends works for Virgin and was able to book me a one way ticket for just £473. My flight stopped in Hong ... Read more >

Tags: australia, bondi, goon, sydney, virgin atlantic

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