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Van Life

Being at home for the past few months has been amazing – a dynamic mix of famiy, friends and all things familiar. It has been a chance to learn new skills, work, and catch up with the people I love … Continue reading

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Hong Kong

It has been almost exactly 3 months since I arrived in Hong Kong. I have been freelancing for a company called Asia Pacific Adventure, an outdoor company that takes school groups out of their comfort zones in the countryside around … Continue reading

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Climbing in Catba

On arriving at Haiphong ferry port, after a couple of hours of riding our bikes, we were told that we could not get on a boat with our motorbikes until the next day. Somewhat disappointed, we stood and chatted for a … Continue reading

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Vang Vieng

When people first told me about Vang Vieng, back in December 2015, it sounded like my worst nightmare. A bunch of drunk tourists taking trips down the river in tractor inner tubes…? Not my thing. But, I was going through … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Thailand

And what a two weeks it has been! I returned to Thailand just a couple of weeks after I had left in time to meet Mary, one of my best friends and all time favourite people to hang out with, who was … Continue reading

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Christmas In Vietnam

Arriving into Hanoi late at night has to be the best way to do it. The streets are bustling with activity. The traffic is crazy. Hundreds of motorbikes, scooters and taxis speeding in every direction. They do not stop for … Continue reading

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Navigating China

Turning up in China, I expected, as usual, to withdraw money from an ATM when I arrived. No such luck. I got off the train without a crucial word in Chinese – “Bank”. I kept trying to ask people in … Continue reading

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Yangshuo, China

At last! Internet that works as normal again! 🙂 Although I downloaded a VPN I was pretty much unable to use it after the first week in China, hence why I have not updated my blog before this moment. I … Continue reading

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