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Cambodian Cycle Adventure. On Yer Bike!

21 January 2017

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Cambodian Cycle Adventure. On Yer Bike!

Tired of temples and the lazy backpacker lifestyle in South East Asia, Laura Ricketts and her sister Fi, embarked upon a five day cycle tour of Cambodia! Here's how they planned their adventure and how it went. Could you be inspired to plan a cycle trip of your own?

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5 Emotional Stages of Long Distance Bus Travel in Sumatra

29 March 2016

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5 Emotional Stages of Long Distance Bus Travel in Sumatra

You'll begin your long distance bus journey in Sumatra with an optimistic attitude. It won't last. Read Clare Absolon's witty take on the five emotional stages of bus travel on the Indonesian Isle and prepare yourself for your character-building adventure!

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10 Essential Tips For Public Transport in South East Asia!

7 May 2015

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10 Essential Tips For Public Transport in South East Asia!

Chicken buses, tuk tuks, songthaews… Whether you’re on the so-called "VIP’ nightbus in Thailand, the public jeepney in Manila, or just learning to handle a scooter, being in transit in South East Asia provides just as many stories as the destinations themselves. Will you ever get there? Here are 10 essential tips on how to cope with the weird and wonderful transport options of South East Asia...

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On Two Wheels! Country-by-Country Guide To Cycling in South East Asia

11 April 2015

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On Two Wheels! Country-by-Country Guide To Cycling in South East Asia

Have you ever wanted to cycle a continent rather than travel by bus or train? What could be better than the freedom of your own two wheels (and legs) with only the elements (and the occasional crazy motorbike) to contend with. With diverse and spectacular scenery, South East Asia is a haven for cycling enthusiasts. Avid cyclist and blogger, Tom Owen, give us his lowdown on what the riding in each country is like...

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Did You Know? Now You Can Book Buses, Trains and Boats in South East Asia Online!

1 October 2014

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Did You Know? Now You Can Book Buses, Trains and Boats in South East Asia Online!

Sometimes, booking transport can be a hassle. There are so many different companies, so many options and so many eager salespeople urging you to buy their ticket! So how do you avoid getting scammed? Despite the fact that the guy in the travel agent is very friendly – how do you know that this is a safe, official company that you are booking with? Here's an insider tip!

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Tales from a Motorbike. 6 Tips for Safely Experiencing Freedom in South East Asia!

8 March 2014

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Tales from a Motorbike. 6 Tips for Safely Experiencing Freedom in South East Asia!

Cold, wet and with frazzled nerves I rolled up to our hostel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter after having spent the last 36 days and 4,117 km touring Vietnam on a motorbike. The journey took me from Saigon to Hanoi, over to Cat Ba Island then up to Sapa while traversing hilly mountain passes, bone jarring country roads, sketchy highways and chaotic cities. Traveler Frank Guertler is back from his 36 day journey and here he shares his 6 tips so that you can safely enjoy your trip as well!

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Flying in South East Asia: 5 Tips for Choosing Flights Over Buses for Cheaper Shorter Journeys!

12 February 2014

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Flying in South East Asia: 5 Tips for Choosing Flights Over Buses for Cheaper Shorter Journeys!

Here’s the secret that you realize once you’ve lived or travelled in South East Asia a bit, flights are cheap. Sometimes a mere 30 dollars can turn an overnight bus journey into a short one-hour plane ride! Check out our top five tips for flying around South East Asia, and turn a sweaty night on a bus into a full day catching some rays at the beach!

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