I’ll have a nice slice of Pai!

I write to you with a sore head. I can’t provide you with the statistical proof but I am pretty sure Thai people, on average, are short. Either that or the purposely build low beams and roofs for me to hit my head on. I’ve lost count how many times I have done it now.…

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Jungle trekking and scenes that some readers may find offensive

I’ve just come back from a Thai massage… that got your attention didn’t it! I’m afraid to report that there was no happy ending however having my arse cheeks massaged was oddly satisfying. Nevertheless, a massage was just what I needed after the last few days I’ve had. I’m currently in north Thailand, Chiang Mai…

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The start of something beautiful

So far I have walked a tiger, upset a palace guard, kissed an iguana, befriended a lonely pug, seen a girl get peed on, climbed a waterfall, missed a tour bus and got followed by a lady boy. I’ve only been here a few days! Let’s start at the beginning shall we? I’m sitting on…

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My journey begins…

“I mused for a few moments on the question of which was worse, to lead a life so boring that you are easily enchanted, or a life so full of stimulus that you are easily bored.” – Bill Bryson. Isn’t that a great travel quote? I would imagine that slaving away all week, living for…

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Top 5 Round The World Ticket Providers

So you’ve made a few trips into STA and finally decided on your route. The nice lady was very informative and now all that is left to do is pay right? Wrong! I hear time and time again how people, out of some sort of loyalty, will buy their RTW Flight from the first travel agent…

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Pill head?

One of the most important things about travelling is your health, without it there is no trip! Many backpackers don’t know where the next meal is coming from and with the constant moving around your diet will be ever changing. Are you really getting everything you need? It’s a rather simple solution, become a pill…

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How to successfully pack your backpack

This will all fit in a Berghaus Jalan 60 + 15 and is of course all the travel essentials that you’ll need. – Engrish Dictionary x 1 – Extra Small Superman Y-Front x 2 – Sense of Adventure x 5 – Furry Dice x 1 – Playing Cards x 1 (Remove Aces to hide up…

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Welcome to Gap Year Escape

Hello… yes, come on in… pull up a chair… Welcome to my travel blog! As I am sure none of you are aware (I hardly talk about it to anyone) I am travelling round the world for a year… Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, USA, Canada and I’m done…. After…

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