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Gay Bars and Beaches in Mykonos

August 23, 20130 Comments

Gay Mykonos and a few other sights In our last blog we talked about how difficult it is to visit this island on a budget.  We decided not long after arrival that we would throw caution to the wind and ease open our purse strings for a fun packed time here instead of trying to […]

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Bypass Brunei its Boring

September 17, 201242 Comments

Getting from Kuching to Brunei by Bus After a wonderful week exploring Sarawak and all it has to offer we were ready to make a move.  Our original  plan had been to get to Brunei before dropping in at Kota Kinabalu (KK) and tackling the highest mountain in Malaysia on a two day trek.  Alas my injury […]

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Flashpacking Family Holiday

July 7, 20120 Comments

Our admin days over we arrived at 9am at Bangkok Airport to collect our family (my twin sister Kay, my niece Karlie and her boyfriend Tal) from their 13hour flight.  They arrived remarkably refreshed despite what they described as bumpy journey and some terrible in flight food. Don Muang and Nok Air to Koh Samui […]

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Flashpacking thoughts from Cambodia

June 23, 20120 Comments

Cambodia Final Thoughts We cannot start a travel blog post about Cambodia without first mentioning the people.   We spent a month in Cambodia, and everybody we met here was charming and friendly.  I would say this is the most  friendly and happy place we have come across on our travels.   From the children in […]

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Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Temples

June 11, 20121 Comment

From Sihanoukville we decided that another 12 hour bus marathon may be a little too much for our relaxed state of mind, so we decided to break the journey up with a visit back to Phnom Penh for an evening en route  to Siem Reap. The journey was again by coach and was labelled at about […]

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