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Week 2 in Cambodia (Koh Rong, Koh Rong Sanloem and Phnom Penh)

Our second week in Cambodia was spent on two islands in the south and back in the capital city. We also found the most beautiful beach in Cambodia on the island of Koh Rong. 598 more words


The Savvy Backpacker

I will be analyzing The Savvy Backpacker as the last travel blog for my project. The blog is maintained by James and Susan, a husband and wife who primarily focus on backpacking around Europe. 540 more words


Expect the unexpected

Warning: some aggressive language

So honestly I didn’t do well in Inverness. I spent an hour in melt down mode crying on a bus alone among strangers because I left my water bottle in a exhibit about Loch Ness….okay it wasn’t just about the water bottle. 476 more words

Come Fly With Me

You don't look like a local, how did you find this place?

Pro tip (from someone who has spent 5 nights in hostels…ever): look at the walls.

Both of the hostels I’ve stayed in have had fliers for nearby events (one more than the other) everything from the best looking, best singing music man in Inverness (who turned out to be playing in what was essentially an attic with only 4 tables) to Edinburgh comic con to literary tours. 169 more words

Come Fly With Me

Things I learned In Ireland

I’m home. It’s taken me a week to feel like a human again, but I’m home.

Let me be clear: I did not think I’d survive this trip. 1,214 more words

Looking Beyond Hollywood: The Beirut You Should See

One of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned when traveling, apart from keeping an open mind and heart to break down stereotypes, is how to navigate around a place… 976 more words


Sunday 15th April

I felt very relaxed and chilled this morning. I’d chanced upon the most fabulous hostel, I’d had a great night’s sleep, I felt the journey was on track, I had got myself up to date with my blog and the weather forecast meant there was no point going anywhere until midday. 453 more words