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Tips for Riding a Moto in South East Asia

I often get asked if I would hire a moto in South East Asia as a solo female backpacker…. well the short answer is, yes. I have done on a number of occasions. Riding a moto in South East Asia is a rite of passage for many backpackers. However,  the long …

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Chanita Thai Cooking Class – Review

Thailand is full of amazing food and amazing cooking classes. However, Chanita Thai Cooking Class on Koh Samui was a disappointing experience that I wouldn’t recommend. I would recommend doing a Thai cooking class somewhere else though as I have had lots of amazing experiences in the past. On this …

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25 Backpacker Tips for South East Asia

Heading for a trip to South East Asia and not sure what to expect? Trying to get your head around all the stories (good and bad) to work out what to do? You know to eat from the street stalls, and to always haggle but what about the little things, …

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How to find the perfect travel companion

Travel companions can easily become your best friends for life.  The hard part is working out a way to differentiate between someone you could have one beer with and someone you can travel with. I love solo travel, but one of the many benefits is making new friends for a few …