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Things to do in Sri Lanka

Things to do in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has just been voted as one of the top 10 countries to visit by Lonely Planet.  With over 200 countries to choose from it’s a great recommendation from LP and thrusts Sri Lanka into the tourist spotlight. I’ve visited Sri Lanka numerous times including for my wedding, honeymoon, and with young children. It’s …

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Vietnam travel tips coconut vendor scam to avoid saigon

Vietnam Travel Tips

Vietnam is an amazing country full of beautiful people, stunning scenery and delicious food. Little wonder it is becoming one of the biggest tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. Read on for my Vietnam travel tips for both the seasoned traveler, first-timers or 2-week holiday-makers. Like any destination, it always pays to do your research before …

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Appropriate visa for Vietnam

Best Visa For Vietnam

With so many options out there which is the best visa for Vietnam? It’s confusing I know, it confused us so we had a good dig into the visas available and the regulations, official, scam, and for profit. Everyone has different needs so I’ll go through the options from the free 15-day exemption for those …

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Best ways of getting from Ho Chi Minh to Pu Quoc

Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc is tipped to become one of Vietnam’s major drawcards in the future and is already well established as a tourist destination amongst well-travelled people. Getting from Ho Chi Minh city to Phu Quoc isn’t as straight forward as other parts of Vietnam mainly because it is an island off the south coast of …

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From Hue to Hoi An Vietnam

Hue to Hoi An

Hue, Hoi An and DaNang are located very close together in central Vietnam, Hue is approximately 100 km north of Danang and 126 km north of Hoi An. The journey from Hue to Hoi An generaly involves going via Danang unless you book a direct transfer. The journey time between Hue and Danang can range …

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Street Food in Laos

Laos Street Food

Street ladies abound in Laos, you’ll see them on every street where tourist gather. Street ladies I hear you say? Sorry to disappoint but I am strictly talking of the pancake making variety. In Luang Prabang and here in Vang Vieng there are loads of friendly street food vendors lining the sidewalk offering fresh-cooked Laos style street …

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How to get from Bangkok to Siem Reap Thailand to Cambodia

Bangkok To Siem Reap

One of the most travelled journeys across Southeast Asia is from Bangkok to Siem Reap. Siem Reap is the town closest to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat in North-Eastern Cambodia. A sprawling ancient city of deserted temples dating back to the 12th century Khmer Empire. Here we discuss how to get from …

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