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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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Swimming with whale sharks in Mexico

August 2, 2012
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I’ve just entered the Daily Mail’s travel writing competition. The challenge? To write a 200-word article about any of the Mail Travel’s destinations. Squeezing such an amazing experience into just 200 words was quite a struggle, but all good practice for saying what you want to say in as few words as possible! Here’s my […]

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The most beautiful ‘little’ waterfalls in the world

July 26, 2012
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I’ve gazed in awe at Iguazu, I’ve tasted the mist at the edge of Niagara, and I haven’t been there (yet) but I’ve heard Victoria is something else. However, on my latest trip to Croatia, I found a cluster of waterfalls that it would be darn hard to beat on a prettiness scale:¬†Skradinski buk, in […]

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The best thing I took RTW: my SteriPEN

July 17, 2012
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I was inspired to write this post thanks to a recent article on Globetrotter Girls, about the environmental impact of plastic water bottles. The article mentioned the SteriPEN and I was quick to comment that taking one around the world with me was one of the best decisions I made. First stop was India and […]

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