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From Cambodia to Laos – off the beaten track

We go off the beaten track, planning a route to Laos which would give us an unadulterated look at the ‘real’ Cambodia. Here’s what happened next…

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Sunset photos from around the world

Some of my best travel memories were made while I watched the sunset over rivers, mountains or cityscapes around the world. I’m sure that the sunsets I’ve witnessed are pretty much unbeatable, but decided to ask a bunch of other travellers to send in their pics too…

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Highs and Lows of an Epic Adventure…

When Richard and I first decided to go travelling we didn’t know quite what to expect. Having never been on anything more adventurous than a two week holiday to Spain, we were inevitably apprehensive about what we would encounter on

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Goodbye to Thailand (in more ways than one?)

Our last night in Thailand took us to the border town of Hat Yai. This is Thailand’s fourth largest city and is very popular with Malaysians due to it’s close proximity to the border. We left Koh Samui at 8:00

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Eighteen countries and four months later…welcome to Thailand! 1

The day we were to leave Laos we got up early with a heavy heart but also full of excitement for the day ahead – it was finally time to experience Thailand! We hopped onto our pre-arranged tuk tuk which

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Jungle Treking in the Nam Ha and fond farewells to Laos… 0

Our minibus to Luang Namtha left Luang Prabang at around 9.00am and after around 5 unscheduled and rather annoying stops we pulled up at the Luang Namtha bus station (10kms outside of town!) at around 5.00pm. We had arrived in

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Stunning waterfalls and beautiful bears in Luang Prabang… 0

After the madness of Vang Vieng we headed over to the chilled out ex-captial of Laos – Luang Prabang. This was an 8 hour bus ride away through the winding mountain roads, with the spectacular scenery we’d witnessed in Vang

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Amsterdam + Halong Bay = Vang Vieng! 0

We finally left Vientiane on Wednesday morning bound for Laos’ infamous party town, Vang Vieng – 3.5 hours bus ride away. The ride was pretty uneventful (if a little bumpy as we approached the town) but the scenery got more

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Stranded in Vientiane, Laos! 1

So we’ve been stranded in Vientiane, Laos, for the last four days waiting to get our visa for Thailand after a slight oversight on our part. Ordinarily we wouldn’t be bothered about having to hang around in a beautiful country

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Laos Sleeper buses, Sunsets and Stupidity!..

Our first experience of a Laos ‘sleeper’ – yet previous trips have proved that sleeping on these things is near impossible!

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