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Motivational Monday: Facing Your Travel Fears - It’s Ok to Be Scared To Travel

  In light of the horrible events in Tunisia, I thought this would be a good time to share an article about travel fears. Don't let the bad guys win.... I’m not an expert in many things, in fact at a push I’m an expert at one thing and one thing only, and that’s travel. Yet here I am on the day ...

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How to Travel to Tibet

So Tibet had been on my bucket list for years, and back in my super broke backpacking days I tried, and failed, to enter twice. The Chinese were becoming progressively more strict on the paper work and criteria required to enter Tiber - visas, permits, tour guides. It was a headache, and turned out to be impossible. So it was time ...

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Motivational Monday; How I Made $1,000,000 dollars in 3 years blogging

This week I've thought long and hard about writing this post or not, worried about negative feedback, concerned that people would think I'm full of sh*t, coming across as conceited or boastful. But then I remembered a time when I was super broke, five years ago, traveling across Asia, and I read something about people making money blogging and it ...

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How to Backpack around Peru - with PeruHop

My trip around South America was one of the best experiences I've had - Galapagos, Easter Island, the World Cup Final, Machu Picchu, but one thing I wasn't quite prepared for was the sheer size of the continent. Night bus after night bus, and with my awful Spanish, often it was tough to organise. I was in Peru with my mum, and ...

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Floating in Bangkok

I'm sure lots of you guys are the same as me, you want to try everything, go everywhere, experience all the world has to offer, right? But it becomes progressively more difficult as you check things off - bungee, sky dive, Antarctica, flyboarding, check, check, check, check. I was delighted when I came across the Bangkok Float Centre, I had ...

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