Visiting Antigua Guatemala

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visiting antigua guatemala

After visiting Antigua Guatemala we decided to stay for a month. If you have recently read my post on family travel in Central America you could be thinking I don’t like Antigua. Actually, I really enjoy hanging out and exploring this world heritage listed city. Antigua is beautiful, historic, and culturally fascinating, there’s also some … Read blog

Antigua Market, Guatemala

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Markets antigua guatemala

I love wandering around markets and Antigua market, Guatemala certainly doesn’t disappoint.  Located on the west side of Antigua it covers a vast outside and undercover area selling fruit and veg and nearly everything you could imagine. After visiting Antigua Guatemala we decided to stay for a month. Local restaurants are a little expensive in … Read blog

Tips for First Time Travellers

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Travel Tips For First Time Travellers

I don’t claim to have all the answers to make travel easy and pain-free, after all, isn’t working things out for yourself half the fun? Having travelled around the world more than once, I have a few tips to help you along. Here are our best travel tips for first-time travellers and new travellers, applicable … Read blog

Sri Lanka’s Southern Beaches

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Mirrissa beach Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is known for many things, tea production, elephants, great beaches and of course the wonderful welcoming people who call this little island home. We were here to see as much as possible and we certainly saw our fair share of Sri Lanka’s southern beaches. From Hikkaduwa right around to Tangalle, we stayed on … Read blog

Malacca to Johor Bahru

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Legoland Malaysia how to get there

Malacca is located 145 km south of the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur with modern expressways connecting the two cities. It is a further 214 km down on to Johor Bahru on the southernmost tip of mainland Malaysia which borders Singapore on the other side of the causeway. Malaysia has great public transport links that connect … Read blog

Backpacking After Surgery

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backpacking after surgery carrying a backpack

Little under a month since my medical emergency in Thailand it was time to resume travel again. This is, of course, what I love about travel, new sights, smells and sounds that repeatedly hit you in a way only Asia can. This was going to be post-op backpacking so I needed to be a little gentle on … Read blog

Emergency Medical Care in Thailand

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Emergency medical care in Thailand Ko Samui beach sunset

This post tells of my first-hand experiences of receiving emergency medical care in Thailand. In part 1 I was diagnosed and emergency surgery became inevitable. This is the second installment. In the third post about this medical emergency and care, I talk about continuing to travel in Thailand after emergency medical care. I hope you … Read blog