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Only the big things

Since we returned to Montana in early January, Little Bear has continued sleeping like a 6 month old should, which is to say not for especially long.  672 more words


Salento, Colombia

Pretty, little Salento. A coffee town with such irresistible charm the fact that it’s almost exclusively a tourist town doesn’t even matter. Colombians and foreigners alike come in flocks from nearby cities. 522 more words


YangMingShan: too scary to go solo!

YangMingShan National Park (陽明山國家公園) is known for being the site of Taiwan’s tallest volcano, its amazing cherry blossoms, its world class hiking trails, and for its venomous snakes! 554 more words


Post Travelling Depression: Reality of Home.

Coming home from travelling brings a whole whirlwind of emotions. And it’s very difficult to express those feelings to people who haven’t experienced being away from home for an extended period of time. 801 more words

Thailand - Phi Phi islands 

It was time to move on to the islands on the West Coast which are surrounded by the Andamen sea. I was intrigued to visit the Phi Phi islands, before heading over I had heard about the party scene and the high number of tourists but I also read about the beautiful views surrounding the island. 1,282 more words


  My Oh Chiang Mai - The Best Of Thailand's Second City

Chiang Mai is the perfect paradox so difficult to find in a city of its size and popularity. It holds a certain chilled out vibe, particularly so in the old quarter, whilst simultaneously offering a staggering amount to see and do. 1,004 more words


"It's your country too" "Your Queen is on our money"

Getting to the border with Belize and I was stupidly surprised and pleased to hear English being spoken and the signs written primarily in English. Had temporarily forgot that Belize of course speaks English. 633 more words