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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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Overland from Hong Kong to Hanoi… Xin chào Vietnam!

China and South East Asia are one of the best regions in the world to travel overland.

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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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Five things to see and do in Hoi An…

As Vietnam’s premier beach destination and one of the country’s three UNESCO World Heritage sites, Hoi An is increasingly gaining popularity as a tourist destination. There is plenty to see and do around the city – but if you’re short

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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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Rain, robbery and remnants of war in Saigon…

We arrived in Saigon earlier this week looking forward to our last city and last stop in Vietnam before heading up to Cambodia, but unfortunately it didn’t quite live up to expectations! Our hotel was situated in a rather dark

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Sand Duning in Paradise: Mui Ne, Vietnam 3

Mui Ne, in South East Vietnam is a fantastic little get-away for people en route to Saigon from Nha Trang. We decided to stop here for one night, not only to break a potential 10 hour bus trip in two

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Mud Baths and Beaches in Nha Trang 2

Our visit to Nha Trang in South Central Vietnam has now come to an end and we’re sorry to say goodbye to it! The weather has been beautiful, the beach is beautiful and the surrounding mountains are, you guessed it,

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Hoi An – For 9p beer, beaches and paddy fields… 0

So we’ve made it to Nha Trang, Vietnam after spending just under three days in Hoi An. Could have spent much longer there, it’s a great place and Hoi An old town has its own cool vibe – easy to

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Rain, cyclos and war wounds in Hue… 0

Our visit to the Vietnam’s ancient capital, Hue, in the centre of the country began after an extremely uncomfortable and rather long journey on a sleeper bus! This was the first overnight bus either of us had ever taken –

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