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Trip: Adventures in the Pond

There are [12] stories from my trip: Adventures in the Pond

Crazy India

INDIA | Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | Views [765]

India is one country which has always been on my list of countries ‘not to visit’. Reason due to  hearing about the horror stories of extreme food poisoning, the poverty, beggars, pollution, crowds and the 1001 parasites which infest your ... Read more >

Goodbye Mum!

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 31 May 2012 | Views [590]

There is nothing quite like arriving in a city on the other side of the world, by yourself. Much to the embarrassment my mother was putting me through at the airport, I was eventually allowed to board a plane and leave on my ... Read more >

Time for a Holiday

THAILAND | Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | Views [941]

After getting back into Bangkok from Laos I had a few days to kill before Lisa my mate from Ireland was arriving, so I went up to Ayuthaya, one of the former capitals and one of the greatest greatest cities in Siam. I was there in 1997 and remembered ... Read more >

Tags: buddist, holiday, shopping

All that glitters is not Gold.

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | Views [922]

I love the tropics. That hot stinking humidity that envelops every pore on your body. That wafting scent of thickness that only South East Asia can produce with muggy resolve. It was an ordinary night, so ordinary that it was abnormal. That strange ... Read more >

Bangkok Women Really Are Fellas

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 12 Mar 2012 | Views [840]

Now now, before you drift off into your repressed memory of how you woke up one morning nursing a hangover and regretting that old adage no-one’s ugly after 2am..., the topic at hand is NOT lady-boys. As we’ve all geared up and stand there ... Read more >

The joys of coming home - Dec 2011

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | Views [702]

OK…so a journal you say for this Dec KPI business!!! Hmmm!!! A little odd I thought at first. While I do see the whole point about people getting to know you a bit better I was still a little…well....reserved about the whole process.... Read more >

Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Backpacking through Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Views [4018]

I spent three months backpacking through South East Asia earlier this year, spending three weeks in Vietnam. We moved from south to north, jumping on nightbus and tuk tuk and taxi and motorbike, making my way through all the usual backpacker ... Read more >

I want nobody nobody but you! [clap clap] I want nobody but you! [clap clap]

PHILIPPINES | Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | Views [957] | Video

When the all-girl Korean band Wondergirls released there soon-to-be pop classic Nobody in 2009, somehow I doubt they’d envisage it would become a pole dancing anthem. Just like marvelling at the Borobudur Temples in Java, watching the ... Read more >

WorldNomads October Staff Meeting & Treasure Hunt...

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | Views [444]

In the words of INXS... achtung baby! This month's Germany themed staff cultural presentation centred around Oktoberfest, jam-packed with beer wenches, great food, chicken dance competition and even a WWII themed treasure hunt. Special thanks ... Read more >

Photos: Ducks

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Curb your celebration!

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | Views [4319]

At World Nomads HQ, the Pond is lucky enough to be located on Level 6 - it's sunny and spacious and probably most important of all we love to celebrate. We celebrate Fridays, we celebrate staff meetings (usually with some form of ethnic food and dress, ... Read more >