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Day 5: Rodeo Drive & Sunset Strip

The post Disneyland glow had worn off, our neighbours had kept us up the entire night before smoking, laughing and drinking right outside our adjoining door and the harsh reality that was the public bus back from Anaheim to Downtown LA was looming over our heads. 1,127 more words


Day 2: Santa Monica & Venice Beach

It was honestly quite hard to get stirring the following morning on day two of the trip – jet lag had well and truly set in and the lack of sleep on our plane over had begun to hit both of us. 715 more words


Krabi, Koh Lanta and PhiPhi- A final bit of Island hopping

It seems like ages ago that we were on mainland Thailand. After about ten days in total on Koh Tao we had to head back to the mainland to cross to the western Islands. 1,639 more words


Koh Rong Samloem- One More Night

Kelly and I agreed we’ve been travelling really hard recently and really deserved a nice beach break. Before the onslaught of ‘oh piss off Matt’ messages from my friends and colleagues start flying in (how is work actually?) this is full on sarcasm, but we really wanted some time doing nothing. 1,876 more words


Hanoi and Ha Long Bay- Seeing in my 30's in style

So I’m going to start by saying this, I’ve absolutely fallen in love with Vietnam, and I’ve only been here a week! 

When we planned to come through South East Asia, I saw Vietnam more as a country that I really had to see, rather than having a huge urge to see, but as soon as we had our first night walking around the old quarter I knew straight away I would have a wonderful time here. 2,115 more words


Goa- Failing at doing nothing

I’ll get straight to the point. After spending the Best part of a month travelling the North of India with a dabble of the South, our primary aim for Goa was to achieve as little as possible. 1,419 more words