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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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Tuk Tuk’s in Thailand

Tuk Tuk’s in Thailand

Tip #1 – Tuk Tuk’s Tuk Tuk taxis are an extremely popular and fun looking vehicle to quickly get around on. But, there are many that are designed to scam you and take you to places you either do not wish to visit or do not wish to hand money over for. You may find, as I did, that a local Thai person will start making conversation with you – good English too. They will start talking about anything making…

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Top 5 GoPro Accessories for Travelling

Top 5 GoPro Accessories for Travelling

Top 5 GoPro Accessories To Take Travelling These are my top 5 GoPro Accessories that I would recommend every to take travelling! Obviously some of these would be redundant depending on where you plan to travel and where you might the using your GoPro. 1. Floaty Hand Grip This is an ultimate when travelling, but not if you are only visiting cities, urban areas with no bodies of water. It serves as a grip and will steady your shots compared…

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Sex, Drugs and Amsterdam

Sex, Drugs and Amsterdam

Sex and Prostitution – Two of Amsterdam’s Major Attractions! Whether you’re visiting Amsterdam for its Sex and/or Drugs culture or not, you are certainly aware of the power these two have on tourism for the city! The Red Light District is infamous globally for it’s laws on prostitution, walk down the RLD and you’ll see hundreds of windows with women wearing next to nothing, inviting anyone who glimpses at them to purchase the services they so legally and happily offer. Prostitution…

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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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Amsterdam – April Get Away! [Day 3]

Amsterdam – April Get Away! [Day 3]

Visiting Amsterdam – Day 3 So, third and final full day in the wonderful city of Amsterdam. What to do? Surprisingly, it’s not to get high!! Instead we have decided to spend today visiting some tourist attractions. To start off we visited the Amsterdam Dungeon, we paid €18 each for the attraction and I would add that I think that’s a little much – around €14 would have felt a more appropriate price, but we are in a heavily tourists…

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