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How To Become A Minimalist Traveller

How To Become A Minimalist Traveller

Now, I accept that becoming a minimalist traveller is easier for some people (men) then others (women,) but if you don’t want to be that person, knocking over little Chinese ladies in overcrowded railway stations, listen up, for I may be able to help you. Why Become A Minimalist Traveller in the first place? First off, we really need to answer the question of why anyone would like to be a minimalist traveller, apart from giving hotel/hostels receptionist mild heart…

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How To Spend 3 Weeks in Cambodia

How To Spend 3 Weeks in Cambodia

Ah, Cambodia, the country of ancient temples, picture perfect beaches, chaotic cities and a past that casts an overgrowing dark shadow over this place that was once called paradise, here let me show you how to spend 3 weeks in Cambodia. Get The Touristy Stuff Done First! Angkor Wat, you mention to anyone you’re going to Cambodia and they’ll mention this place. To be fair though Angkor Wat is actually a stunning temple, very touristy in fact, but still stunning….

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How To Travel Around The Baltics

How To Travel Around The Baltics

The Baltics, frequently confused with the Balkans, which is a shame as they are really nothing alike. The Balkans has stunning mountains, the Baltics has, well, a little hill, the Balkans has simmering ethnic tensions and the Baltics… well they have a few uppity Russians. Here is how to travel around the Baltics. Currency Unlike the Balkans, (this is the last time, I will compare the Baltics to the Balkans, I promise) everyone uses the same currency here. From Estonia…

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How To Travel Around The Balkans

How To Travel Around The Balkans

Ah, the Balkans, that mysterious part of the world that appears to be in Europe, but doesn’t really look, feel, or act like it is. A place that was once one unified country, now splintered into six, and one where history casts an ever-growing shadow. Here are my tips on how to get around this often forgotten about part of the world. Forget Flying Whether you’re in Europe proper, the USA, or even most parts of Asia, flying is a…

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How To Spend 3 Weeks In Burma (Myanmar)

How To Spend 3 Weeks In Burma (Myanmar)

I think spending 3 weeks in Burma (Myanmar) is the best way to experience the country, it gives you time to see the sights, but engage in a bit of, at times tortuously slow, overland travel as well. Touchdown in Yangon After negotiating the rather eager taxi drivers at Yangon airport, head straight into downtown, check into your hostel or hotel and start to explore the city. Yangon is a hot mess of a city, with pavements that are more…

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