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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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When Backpacking Goes Wrong…!

**FIRST OFF I’D LIKE TO ADVISE YOU THIS POST CONTAINS SOME RATHER GRAPHIC PICTURES…SO DON’T READ OVER BREAKFAST!** Backpacking isn’t all shits and giggles, well most of the time it’s amazing fun and you drift along in a glorious backpacker bubble, care free and enjoying life. However there are some perils on the road and …

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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 – 02.07.12

I’ve already mentioned that during my time in Laos my favourite stop off was the town of Luang Prabang – where my top tip was to visit the gorgeous waterfalls about 40mins outside of the town. And this is another example of why, the turquoise freshwater pools that cascade down the hillside, broken up on by mini …

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Tubing in Vang Vieng – A Fun But Dangerous Way to Drink?!

I arrived into the town of Vang Vieng for pretty much one reason, and one reason only. I’d followed the drunken backpacking masses to this once sleepy part of the world to indulge in an infamous day of tubing chaos. Even though Vang Vieng turned out to be a soulless town of backpacker excess tubing …

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