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Our Travels: A Year in Review, Part 3 – Plus 5 More Real-World Tips for the Prospective Travellers

This will be the last part of my “A Year in Review” segment, I promise.  If you caught the previous two parts of this series you will have seen that they covered our first four months away from England; the first part covered China and Hong Kong, the second part of the segment covered Thailand,… Continue reading Our Travels: A Year in Review, Part 3 – Plus 5 More Real-World Tips for the Prospective Travellers

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Our Travels: A Year in Review, Part 2 – Plus 5 More Real-World Tips for the Prospective Traveller.

In the first part of my ‘Year in Review’ segment I covered our travels in Amsterdam, Beijing, Harbin and Hong Kong.  We were in Hong Kong with only three days remaining at our accommodation, and we still hadn’t figured out where we were going next – this is one of the beauties of backpacking in my… Continue reading Our Travels: A Year in Review, Part 2 – Plus 5 More Real-World Tips for the Prospective Traveller.

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Balinese New Year, Nyepi – A Truly Amazing Time to be on the Island

My fiancee, Becky has previously spent 7 months living and working in Ubud, Bali – during this time she gained an appreciation for the culture of this small island, unfortunately she never got to witness the most important time of year for the Balinese people, Nyepi. Since arriving in Bali almost a month ago I… Continue reading Balinese New Year, Nyepi – A Truly Amazing Time to be on the Island