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Up Close And Personal – The Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center, Cambodia

I’ve always been intrigued by the natural world, as a kid growing up I was fascinated by the ocean and would spend hours watching David Attenborough documentaries and exploring the fields around where I lived. Since I started backpacking the world my fascination has been re ignited and I’ve suddenly found myself traveling to the …

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REVIEW – Angkor Hotel – Siem Reap, Cambodia

Every so often I do enjoy a big of flashpacking – it breaks up what can sometimes be an overwhelming experience on the road of busy hostel dorms, noisy neighbours and chaos! Unfortunately though the backpacker budget limits me somewhat – however Cambodia is easy on the funds, so what better place to indulge? For …

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Koh Rong – Island Life Cambodian Style

As you may have gathered from my travel itinerary over the last few months I’m a complete sucker for island life. Some backpackers like to explore cities, some like to hike – I on the other hand love kicking back on the beach and doing…well…absolutely sod all! And with Cambodia being my favourite country in …

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The Thailand – Cambodia Border Crossing, How I Almost Got Scammed…Twice!

I ticked an overland border crossing off my travel bucket list pretty soon after the start of my current adventure – it was the one between Ecuador and Peru. To be honest I was pretty nervous of the whole affair given all the stories I’d heard about people being robbed or over charged and warnings …

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Shooting An AK47 in Siem Reap, Cambodia

There’s certain things that only become a “normal day out” for people in the backpacking bubble. Things like jumping out of planes, cage diving with sharks, swimming in waterfalls…they all become part of your day to day routine whilst traveling the world. You also become aware of some of the more random and unique things …

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2012 – A Year of Backpacker Travel in Pictures

2012 has been a pretty dam epic year for my backpacking travels and indeed the blog too! In the past 12months I’ve left rainy cold England behind and spent pretty much all year basking in the warmth of an endless summer on my RTW backpacking trip. I’ve covered 4 continents and 10 countries, all of which …

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Why I’m Over Backpacking Asia – It’s Time To Move On…

I landed in Asia back in mid May, fresh off an amazing few months exploring Ecuador, Peru and The Galapagos Islands. Tanned from the heat of the sun and in pretty dam good shape following 3 solid months of surfing all day! I was amped for Asia following my trip in late 2011, which ultimately …

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Photo of The Week – Angkor Wat in Pictures

This week, instead of just a single image I’m giving you a little photo montage from the day I spent exploring Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. Two reasons for this – firstly because I couldn’t pick a single shots and secondly because I don’t think I could write a post on Angkor Wat that wouldn’t …

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