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The Best Food in South-East Asia

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After six months, 6 countries, 540 meals (a very conservative estimate) and a number of mad dashes for the loo, its time to talk about the best food in South-East Asia. The best part of travelling is eating.  I mean it.  We may not set off with this as the reason for our travels, but […]

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Video: 5 Weeks in Laos – a few seconds at time

So we finally managed to upload our video-mash of our 5 weeks in Laos.  We had a brilliant time in Laos, its a stunningly beautiful country (as the video shows), and although we were there at the hottest time of the year, there was always a river nearby. We travelled the full length of Laos, […]

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Vang Vieng, As Seen From My High Horse

Dear readers, please allow me to get a little self-indulgent here. This blog is subjective and I wanted to jump up on my soapbox or high-horse or whatever for this one. Firstly, here are some nice pictures from around Vang Vieng: [scrollGallery id=5] I knew coming to south-east Asia meant visiting Laos, and I knew that […]

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Welcome to Laos: Taking the slow-boat down the Mekong

In ‘The Art of Travel’, Philosopher and author Alain De Botton talks about the beauty of rail travel, and how it allows people to break away from their normal patterns of thought. “Of all the modes of transport, the train is perhaps the best aid to thought: the views have none of the potential monotony […]

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