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Jun 21

June 21, 2015

Goodbye Asia. It’s been a pleasure!

Well, here it is. The end of my Asian adventure. I’ve spent nearly 158 days in 6 different South-East Asian countries and in that time have learnt things, lost things, experienced different food, met people from across the globe and immersed myself into different cultures. When I left back in January I had umpteen thoughts going through my mind, from ‘Am I actually crazy?’ to ‘Holy shit, I’m actually doing this!’ Those voices have been pretty present throughout my journey,…

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May 15

May 15, 2015

8 Things I’ve Learnt From 4 Months Of Solo Travel

It’s now been 4 months ago that I left home on a one-way ticket to Bangkok. In that time, I’ve seen an uncountable number of temples, eaten all manner of food stuffs, and consumed the same in drink form; I’ve scaled waterfalls, I’ve jumped off cliffs, I’ve swam in rivers, lakes, quarry’s and fairy pools, ridden on the back of a motorbike through millions of butterflies, relaxed on white sand beaches and used every type of transport known to man…

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Feb 2

February 2, 2015

Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai – A Lesson in Tradition, Survival and Hope

I love elephants. If you’ve read some of my previous posts, for my first solo adventure I travelled all the way to Africa to view these majestic animals in the wild, and they didn’t disappoint. They are amazingly gentle, docile, social and emotionally intelligent animals. And when I came to Thailand in 2013, I chose to head to Chiang Mai to take part in an elephant trek. It was a brilliant day, getting so close to these creatures and being…

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Jan 26

January 26, 2015

Chasing Waterfalls at Erawan National Park (Erawan Falls)

Known as a contender for the most beautiful falls in Thailand, Erawan falls is located at Erawan National Park, around 90 mins outside of Kanchanaburi. The waterfalls themselves are named after the ‘erawan’ – the three headed white elephant of Hindu mythology. Many tourism centres along the main strip of Kanchanaburi offer day trips to the Falls and you can even hire your own personal taxi to charter you too and from the park for around 1200 – 1500 Baht…

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Oct 28

October 28, 2014

The Day I Quit My Job To Travel!

This is a bit of a weird post, in that I actually sat down and started to write this back in August. But nevertheless, here we are 3 months later, and one hell of a life decision made. Some of you may know already, and some may not – but yesterday I handed in my notice at work so that come January the 15th, I will be jet setting off around the world on a one-way ticket for an unspecified…

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