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A guide to Santiago

Santiago

I spent a month in Santiago in April 2017. This was something of a work break to try and recuperate some funds after the expensive trip around Patagonia.

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Tonga: A one day itinerary for Tongatapu

Tongatapu is the principal island of the group of islands that compose The Kingdom of Tonga. It's the island that international visitors fly into and is small enough to see in just about a day with the help of a rental car. I'd probably recommend 2 days though ...

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A week in North Vietnam

Arriving in the morning on the overnight train from Hoi An, the first thing to hit me about Hanoi was the heat and humidity. We’d arrived in mid-July, coinciding with the rainy season, but I was still surprised by the difference between North and South Vietnam, Hanoi being appreciably ...

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Can Tho: Floating Markets And The Mekong Delta

After our previous journey in a mini-van, we were not looking forward to the bus ride from Kampot to our next destination, the Vietnamese city of Can Tho, deep in the Mekong Delta and famed for its floating markets. We had read so many horror stories about getting from Kampot ...

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Sihanoukville

After a hectic week in the capitol Phnom Penh, we decided to head to the beach and see how the Cambodians relax. Sihanoukville, named after the Cambodian King Sihanouk, is a beach resort on the south-western coast of Cambodia, about a 4 hour bus journey from Phnom Penh.

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