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Vietnam VISA Advice

Vietnam VISA Advice

VISA Requirements for Vietnam So, depending on when you read this a few aspects of the VISA requirements might have changed. Currently, as of March 2017, residents from these countries; Belarus Denmark Finland France Germany Italy Japan Norway Russia South Korea Spain Sweden United Kingdom will be granted 15 days free VISA on arrival to Vietnam. After the 15 days you will need to apply for a VISA extension. This service currently has no plans to extend beyond 31 June 2017….

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Cambodia 2016 Video

Cambodia 2016 Video

I spent nearly a month in Cambodia and this is a quick snap shot of my adventures there! Places I visited: Phnom Penh Kampot Koh Rong Battembang Siem Reap Everything was shot using GoPro Hero5 or iPhone 6

Why You Should Haggle

Why You Should Haggle

Haggling is an art, learn it! In western society, haggling a lower price than advertised is not a common endeavour. That’s why it can seem so difficult and sometimes uncomfortable to do, no matter where you are. But hopefully this post will give you a bit of insight into how and why you should haggle! So, you’re likely to be shopping at local stalls, shops and business’ where you will be paying a ‘tourist’ price. It doesn’t take much to…

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Vietnam in 30 Days

Vietnam in 30 Days

A little account of my 30 days in Vietnam Vietnam was, no is as of writing this, my favourite place in South East Asia. The people were welcoming, the places I visited were incredible and I had such an amazing 30 days that I’ll never forget. Also, unlike Thailand, Vietnam felt like it was still yet to fully exploit tourism and let it affect the country too much. If you’re looking for particular places to visit in Vietnam, please read…

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Top 5 Free Travel Apps

Top 5 Free Travel Apps

Top 5 Travel Apps So after being away for a few weeks and having all sorts of apps recommended to me, I present my top 5 travel apps that are a must. All of the apps I will recommend are 100% free and do not cost to download, however some may require data in order to work. So, what are the top 5 travel apps that I recommend? 1. Maps.me I hadn’t heard of Maps.me until a week into my…

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Taxis in Thailand

Taxis in Thailand

Tips for getting taxis in Thailand So, after my last post where I discussed Tuk Tuk’s in Thailand I felt it was necessary to make a post about taxis. This is from experience in Thailand, but will apply worldwide! Metered Taxi I would recommend always looking for taxis that have the words ‘Metered’ on them. They should be coloured in bright pink – the king’s colours! These will have, obviously, meters inside that will run the cost of the trip…

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Maya Beach, Thailand

Maya Beach, Thailand

Visiting Maya Beach, Koh Phi Phi Leh Maya Beach, otherwise known as ‘The Beach’ was made popular by being a setting in the film ‘The Beach‘ hence its direct nickname relative to the films title! Maya Beach is highly rated on Trip Advisor as #5 out 30 things to do on Koh Phi Phi Don. Koh PhiPhi Leh is a located south of Koh PhiPhi Don and takes a short boat ride to get there. Getting There We travelled by long boat,…

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