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Medical Emergency Vietnam

Medical Emergency Vietnam

Sometimes travel just doesn’t go to plan. We’ve all been faced with bumps in the road – and often they become the moments that make your trip. On other occasions, there’s nothing you can do but sit back, laugh and go with the flow. In Vietnam I was left with no choice to make an emergency trip to the Dentist. I phoned around a 3 or 4 dentists that were recommended on google that were English-speaking but the couldn’t see…

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The Cost of Backpacking New Zealand

The Cost of Backpacking New Zealand

The one thing that concerned me the most when I decided go to New Zealand was what the cost of backpacking New Zealand would be. Flights, accommodation, transport and activities – would I have enough money? So to save you time trying to source information from all over the web, I have compiled it all for you in one place. Remember that the prices I give are subject to change and costs are in New Zealand Dollars. It’s also better…

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Godley Head Track, Christchurch

Godley Head Track, Christchurch

After a week that produced rain on a biblical scale, the weekend arrived. “Have I woken up in a different country?” I asked myself.  The cool air breeze and the sun shimmering through the trees, had given the morning the feeling of a spring day. Just when you think winter is coming the unpredictability of New Zealand weather system strikes again. Although it was for the better this time. So with the pleasant surprise of a glorious day what do…

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Why New Zealand is the Best Country for Backpacking

Why New Zealand is the Best Country for Backpacking

Yes this may be a bold statement, but there are many reasons why New Zealand is the best country for backpacking. Although relatively small, New Zealand can seem larger than life as it has some of the most dynamic and diverse landscapes on the planet. With the sense of adventure that is thrust upon you from the minute you land, you get the feeling that New Zealand was created for backpacking. People from all over the world come to visit…

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How to save money for 5 months travel?

How to save money for 5 months travel?

2016 and 2017 have just been incredible. So much travel, so many flights. In fact I have been on so many different forms of transport its unbelievable. It has been a year of discovery that’s for sure. I’ve managed to tick a good few countries off the bucket list. Five months traveling around Southeast Asia : Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia. Back to New Zealand for a couple of months to work and save up some more money,…

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Cheapest flight? Is it worth it?

Cheapest flight? Is it worth it?

Keeping costs down when you go traveling is essential if you want to travel longer. Most likely your biggest expense will be airfare. But is it always best to book the cheapest flight? As my time in Southeast Asia was coming to an end, it was time to book a flight back to New Zealand. So I done my usual and checked around all the price comparison sites and booked the cheapest flight. Flying from Kuala Lumpur the cheapest flight…

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Overcome Your Fear and Unlock Your Potential

Overcome Your Fear and Unlock Your Potential

There came a point in my life when I started asking questions like, “Is this it?” or “There must be more to life than this.” Do these thoughts sound familiar? What matters though is what you do with these thoughts. If you do nothing, then nothing changes. So what holds us back from making change? Is it the fear of trying something new?  Scared of the unknown? The FEAR of failing? Do you see what I’m getting at? FEAR is…

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Baby Carrots

Baby Carrots

Many things can go wrong when traveling. You may lose your phone, have your luggage stolen or God forbid you contract Malaria or Dengue Fever. Thankfully, travel insurance covers all of these tragic events but what it doesn’t cover, is when you choose the wrong people to travel with. As you travel, you will meet new people everywhere you go. Sometimes you will only know them for one night. Sometimes you’ll wish you only knew them one night. I’m not saying…

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Myanmar Travel Guide 2016

Myanmar Travel Guide 2016

As Myanmar rapidly grows with new areas opening up from the black zones and massive increases in tourism each year, it’s very hard to keep up to date with information. In this travel guide to Myanmar I will give you up to date travel information, exclusive travel tips, best sites to visit, some of my favorite places that I have eaten and much more.

Myanmar Transport

Myanmar Transport

So far Myanmar transport has proved difficult. Finding information about buses and trains seems to be a near impossible task. All tickets are written in Burmese and unless you have a basic understanding of the language there is little hope you will be able to match your ticket to your bus. Dropped off at the side of the road by taxi, we were left there unknowing if we were at the right pick up point or if the bus would…

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