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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: 6 Places in Hong Kong to get FREE Internet

More free internet tips today for you on Monday’s Money Saving Tips as I scour the streets of Hong Kong looking to get online. Here are 6 places in Hong Kong to get FREE internet. 1. MTR Stations Some of Hong Kong’s MTR Stations have free internet portals for public use. While there are not Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: 6 Places in Hong Kong to get FREE Internet[…]

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World Travellers: Abbi from Life in a Rucksack

Today on World Travellers it’s the turn of a fellow Northern Irish globetrotter. Like myself, Abbi grew up in the six county Province, but has since been on a mega adventure exploring the planet. Abbi is an expert at travel within New Zealand, I “caught up” with her in between trips to South Korea, Wales, Read more about World Travellers: Abbi from Life in a Rucksack[…]

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Jiangxi Villages Tour: Tranquil Xiaoqi Village, Jiangxi Province, China

On my recent Jiangxi Villages Tour, after visiting Jiangling we headed to one of the small villages in the Jiangxi Province to walk around. The historic village of Xiaoqi is worth a look, it’s totally tranquil. By the way Xiaoqi is pronounced “Chjshau Quee” (that’s the best I can do!). This village is split into Read more about Jiangxi Villages Tour: Tranquil Xiaoqi Village, Jiangxi Province, China[…]

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Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 1 Part 4 – Layang Shelter to Laban Rata

While the first part for the hike from Timpohon Gate to Layang Shelter was basically just a stroll in the park – walking through a forest, climbing upward slowly with views of trees, soil and rocks, the next bit got steeper and slightly more challenging. It was also misty and therefore the first part of Read more about Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 1 Part 4 – Layang Shelter to Laban Rata[…]

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Backpacking in Harar, Ethiopia: 10 Things to See and Do

Harar in Ethiopia ends up sticking in your mind. It’s a World Heritage City and it’s a crazy place. It’s also in the middle of nowhere if truth be told. Getting there isn’t the easiest thing you’ll ever do in life, believe me. But for the love of travel and with no real reason why, Read more about Backpacking in Harar, Ethiopia: 10 Things to See and Do[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Ethiopian Vegetarian Combination in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

When I arrived in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia for the first time this month, I had no idea what to expect from the food there but I was willing to try as much local food as I could. I started off in the capital city and I tried what is known as a Vegetarian Combination, Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Ethiopian Vegetarian Combination in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels

It’s a post I was meant to write about 2 years ago to be honest, but never got round to it. In the hope I’d find better Irish Pubs than these 5. But I haven’t so the list remains the same. I’ve worked in a fair few Irish Pubs down the years and I love Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: 5 Best Irish Pubs From My Travels[…]