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    Asia Travel

    When what you have is enough

    Back in San Francisco, sitting at my coffee table, I can’t help but feel like I blinked and this long-awaited trip to Southeast Asia has gone by without a trace. That’s the funny thing about being in other countries: when you’re in the thick of it, I mean the real grungy parts where you can’t eat without running to the bathroom and you’ve slept in so many hostel bunk beds that you’ve become accustomed to falling asleep to your neighbor’s snores,…

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    Burma – a photoblog

    ‘This is Burma and it is unlike any land you know about’ Rudyard Kipling The famous quote by the well-travelled Mr Kipling sums up Burma (now known as Myanmar) pretty well…

  • Australasia Travel

    When to hike Roys Peak

    The best time to do Roys Peak! It’s a Baltic winter’s morning in Wanaka; you’re all snuggled in bed, fleecy blanket around the cheeks – then that horrible shriek of the…

  • Australasia Travel

    The ultimate Kiwi bucket list

    Bonfires on the beach, bungee jumping, interviewing All Blacks, shaking hands with the Prime Minister and coming face to face with wild Kiwis all in the name of the great New…

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    Asia Travel

    Take a few moments and join me in Japan

    Japan – a vibrant, noisy, peaceful, loud, calm, colourful, hectic country. A country that is full of people, but a place where you can still find so much quiet. My travels…

  • Asia Travel

    Sri Lanka must-dos: Ella Rock, rocks!

    Elephants casually strolling down the sidewalks, glorious beaches, breathtaking hikes and one of the biggest homes of tea (can you tell I’m British?!) are just a few of the reasons I…