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Staying at the ONLY Backpackers Hostel in East Timor: East Timor Backpackers, Dili

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When I googled for hostels in East Timor, only one came up and it’s no wonder – there only is one hostel in the entire country! But mind you – that’s one more than North Korea! So naturally I stayed …

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How to Get an East Timor Visa On Arrival at Dili Airport

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My most recent backpacking trip took me to East Timor, also known as Timor Leste. This place only became a country in 2002 which was one of the reasons that intrigued me to it. Another reason is that it completed my …

Annette White with a giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

World Travellers: Annette White from Bucket List Journey

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It is my delight to welcome Annette White to my World Travellers series. Annette runs a really cool and inspiring site called Bucket List Journey, which details all the things that Annette ticks off and adds on to her ever …

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Friday’s Featured Food: Cheese Oysters in Tai O, Hong Kong

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Today on Friday’s Featured Food it’s the turn of seafood. I admit I’m not a big fan of seafood and despite the fact I’ve tried hundreds of dishes from the sea, if given the choice, I’ll always side with pork …

My mattress and temporary room when I lived, worked, partied and blogged in Australia.

The Night Some A$$hole Burgled Our Flat in Parramatta, Australia

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I took advantage of my Australian Working Holiday Visas, using my first and second year options and loved my time living in the land down under. There were many more highs than there were lows when I lived there, but …

Inside the Tiger Cave, Israel.

Exploring the Tiger Cave and Qeshet Cave in Northern Israel

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After a thrilling reunion with my Israeli friends Natali and Alex, where we did an oil lamps tour in Caesarea, we stayed a few days in Haifa on the Mediterannean Coast of Israel. The second day was another eventful one …

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: The Cheapest Way to Get to Hong Kong Airport

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My money saving tips on Hong Kong haven’t really been covered too much on here, backpacking round the rest of Asia and the Middle East has taken priority recently, so it’s back to Hong Kong this month to get caught …

At the parliament in Erbil, Kurdistan and Iraq flags fly side by side.

A Backpacker’s Guide to Iraqi Kurdistan

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Having recently backpacked in northern Iraq in the region known as Iraqi Kurdistan, I felt that a backpacker’s overview was in store. It’s rare for me to give an overview of a country in a single post as I try …

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