Cycling the Mekong Discovery Trail

October 9, 2012
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I’m not a big cyclist. I blame it on living on a steep hill for my entire childhood and a close run-in with drowning in a lake whilst learning. I was the only one in my group whose back wheel skidded over the edge of The World’s Most Dangerous Road in Bolivia, and yet the […]

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The world’s best graffiti

September 19, 2012
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My RTW trip gave me the time to be creative again. I didn’t make much, but I did think about it and soon realised I was appreciating global art and architecture and design anew. It was a trip that was in all senses of the word, inspiring. And one thing that barely caught my attention […]

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Eco-lodging it up in Cambodia

September 14, 2012
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Every so often on our RTW trip, even on our shoestring budget, the accommodation was the destination. That was just the case for our visit to two of Cambodia‚Äôs prettiest coastal towns, Kep and Kampot. It was a short hop from the (relatively) bright lights of Phnom Penh to Kep, so sleepy it could barely […]

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