Frey Goes Away

To the place they say the grass is greener... I'll keep you posted!

Women For Change

  On 8 March 2019, women joined together from all over Buenos Aires and marched for their rights. The march not only celebrated what women have achieved so far, but protested against the injustice that prevails in Argentina. Thousands of women walked in unison...

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Can you become a Minimalist?

  Cut the clutter and make room for the more important things. You may have heard of two friends, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, who have been travelling America and public speaking about their book Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life. They have...

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Butterfly in a jam jar

      Sat, half laid down with his back propped up against the wall, on a mattress on our living room floor, Clay laughs nonchalantly as he starts to tell me about his time spent in a Mexico detention centre for unauthorised travellers. His dark hair...

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Home is where the heart is

“How was England?” they said. “Cold” I replied. But of course it was so much more than that. I think that when you spend time away from home you start to switch off your emotions of missing it to a certain extent because otherwise it can just get too much. So,...

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Battambang, the last stop of the year!

The bus we took to Battambang should have taken us 7 hours, it ended up taking us close to 16 hours to get there! The bus driver must have had deals with every service spot on the route to Battambang because he was stopping every hour! We arrived at around 11pm and...

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Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloen, Kerfuffle

The ferry is very simple to book and get to from Sihanoukville. It costs around $20 return and takes 45 minutes on the slow ferry. Be careful when booking if you want to go to Koh Rong Samloen as well because we, along with many others, got stifled by not being able...

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Kampot

Kampot is a much quieter city than what we found in the capital. You don't have to play chicken across the street, there is much more rural area everything is much cheaper. We stayed in Jack's Place for $3.50 a night, the rooms are adequate - just mattresses on the...

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Cambodia, Phnom Penh

To get back from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien, we had a smaller yet equally as laborious trip back to mainland. We took a bus to the ferry port, a ferry across to Ha Tien and a bus to the main bus station to get across the boarder. We sorted out our Cambodian visa at their...

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Where’s Karaoke D’Bar?!

Our trip to Dalat was very nearly over before it started; the mountain road was blocked by a pile of fallen rocks. Whilst the Chinese girls took lots of photos next to a rock and the Vietnamese drivers just looked around not doing anything, we found a teddy bear...

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Phong Nha, Hoi An, Ninhvana

We arrived at 4.30am in Phong Nha. Luckily our hostel, Easy Tiger, was just across the road so in we went and slept in reception until it opened. Easy Tiger isn't on Hostelworld, to book in you must email them. This is the case for a few of the really good hostels...

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