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Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island

The main (and only) hub on Phu Quoc Island is the town of Duong Duong, about a 20 minute taxi ride from the airport. The town hasn´t got a lot to offer – a couple temples, some mediocre shopping, but, this is made up for with it´s amazing seaside views and night market. 394 more words

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Phu Quoc Beaches

After saying farewell to the group in Saigon, I was up at the crack of dawn to catch a 20-minute flight over to Phu Quoc island. 238 more words

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Saigon: Short and Sweet

We arrived into Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) on a hot and sweaty afternoon, with only a few hours to explore the city. After a quick check-in at the hotel, we headed for lunch, to try one of the two most-famous Veitnamese dishes – Pho! 353 more words

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City Scenes: Buenos Aires

I’ve moved to Argentina! Here are some impressions of my start in the grand city of Buenos Aires: 33 more words

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Hippies unite! We arrived into Sihanoukville, hippie-beach town in Cambodia, after a long and sweaty bus ride. We were greeted at our hotel with news that we were all on the third floor, and there was no elevator! 460 more words

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Alure Boutique Villas, Stanthorpe

Here’s a glamping experience that’ll leave you wanting more!  The luxurious “tented villa” is deliciously indulgent – find out more here

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The Grand Palace, Bangkok

The Grand Palace in Bangkok is truly the most grand of any site I have ever visited. Outfitted with an absolutely obscene amount of glittering decoration, I was blown away by the intricate and gloriously beautiful architecture and aesthetic detailing – truly a wonder to see. 276 more words

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