Rumble in the Jungle

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We said good bye to sunny Mabul Island and took the boat at 16.00 to the mainland. It was a longer, more bumpy and wet ride back and we made a couple of stops for emergency boat repair! Upon arrival in Semporna we checked into Sipidan Inn, an oasis in an otherwise dirty town. A […]

Because I want to look good, even with a backpack

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I arrived in Bangkok with a birds nest on my head……My hair was ravaged from the sun, sea and sand of Bali. Foregoing a traditional Thai massage, I went straight to the hair salon for a conditioning treatment and blow-dry. There is a hair salon on the 2nd floor of the MBK centre, beside Red […]

Bangkok Postal Service

I packed far too much for our round the world trip, just because you have a 50l backpack doesn’t mean you should fill it. I was lucky enough to dispose of some non-essential items in Bali, however my backpack could be lighter. Our fantastically located guesthouse, no 32 Bangrak House, was a 10 minute walk […]

Saving money for travel

Coin Dropping Into Piggy Bank

Saving money towards travelling was no easy job. From the very beginning we’ve had a rough idea of how much money we would need to have put aside in order to have both our travel but also our come back covered.  We would travel until the money runs out and  then have enough money to […]