February 3, 2013 | Destinations, Tanzania, | 1 Comment
Going on safari is a special kind of travel. See our photo round-up of our visit to Selous, Tanzania. Read More »
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February 3, 2013 | Destinations, Tanzania, | 1 Comment
The long white stretch of sandy beach is inviting, with fishing boats moored on the beach and local women picking seaweed to sell at the town markets. Read on... Read More »
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February 3, 2013 | Destinations, Tanzania, | 1 Comment
Our first safari experience was camping by Lake Manze, in the Selous nature reserve, Tanzania. Read More »
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We had 10 days to play with before our visit to Singapore and flight on to Australia. We opted to explore a small part of Malaysia and settled on the islands of Langkawi and Penang. Read our verdict. Read More »
February 5, 2012 | China, Destinations, | 3 Comments
We headed out for a slap-up dinner of crispy Peking Duck during our visit to Beijing and it turned out to be as much about the 'show' as the food and taste. Read More »
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February 5, 2012 | China, Destinations, | 1 Comment
Built for the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, in the 3rd Century BC, the Terracotta Warriors, near to the city of Xian, were erected to protect his tomb in the after-life. The hundreds of life-size statues stand according to their military status, each one unique and individually crafted – down to their hair-style and facial features. Read More »
December 22, 2011 | Australia, | No Comments
Australia would take a lifetime to see it all. We managed to see a good proportion of the coastline as well as most major cities and the stunning beauty of the Red Centre. Check out our photos from Australia. Read More »
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December 22, 2011 | China, | 3 Comments
The Great Wall of China stretches across northern China. A wall that is over 6,000 kilometres long. In some parts it's 9 metres wide and 8 metres high. Try to picture that in your mind... Read More »
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December 16, 2011 | China, Destinations, | No Comments
It was crunch time. We'd secured a Chinese visa from a man in a little shop in Hanoi...when everything online says it wouldn't be possible in such a short time. Would it be accepted? Read More »
December 12, 2011 | China, | No Comments
China is a vast country with some blockbuster sights. It doesn't disappoint. Check out our photos from China. Read More »
December 12, 2011 | Malaysia & Singapore, | No Comments
We only made a short visit to both Malaysia and Singapore, staying at Langkawi and then Penang in Malaysia before moving on to Singapore. Check out our photos from our visit. Read More »
We entered Vietnam in the south and spent every day of our 30 day visa travelling up to the extreme north of the country. By the end we had fallen in love with the country. Read More »
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November 21, 2011 | Destinations, Highlighted, Vietnam, | No Comments
Hanoi is the major city in the north of the country and when visiting Vietnam it’s likely it’ll either be your first stop or your last. Either way it’s some experience. Read More »
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October 29, 2011 | Highlighted, Vietnam, | 1 Comment
Halong Bay, in North East Vietnam, is a seascape of ~2,000 limestone mountain peaks jutting out of the sea across an area of ~1,500 square kilometres. It’s vying to be included on the list as one of the new 7 natural wonders of the world and it’s easy to see why – it’s spectacular. Read More »
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October 20, 2011 | Destinations, Highlighted, Vietnam, | 3 Comments
Sleepy Sapa in the extreme North is a major port of call on the Vietnam tourist trail, even though it’s quite remote, stuck up next to the border with China. You go there to experience the ethnic communities and their daily village life and to trek around the jaw-dropping rice terraces that are cut into the mountainside. Read More »
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We arrived in Hue on a motorcycle after our Easyrider Vietnam adventure (having selected Hue as the only feasible destination for that trip)....so it was more of a necessity to visit than a desire. Did the visit to Hue turn out better than expected, a nice surprise? Read More »


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