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Temples of Laos: Wat Si Saket in Vientiane

Sitting opposite the Presidential Palace on the corner of Avenue Lang Xang and Setthathirat Road is Vientiane's oldest standing temple - Wat Si Saket. Although the nearby… [more]

Temples of Laos: Wat Si Saket in Vientiane Temples of Laos: Wat Si Saket in Vientiane

Rottnest Island: White Sand, Turquoise Water and Quokkas

Imagine yourself on an island, standing in warm crystal clear water, your feet sinking into the almost perfect white sand, the warm sun beating down on you from cloudless… [more]

Rottnest Island: White Sand, Turquoise Water and Quokkas Rottnest Island: White Sand, Turquoise Water and Quokkas

Train vs Plane: What is the best way to travel Europe? Plus win a Global Railpass

With May quickly approaching I am getting very excited about my upcoming trip to Europe. It will be a fairly quick trip and I will be visiting the UK before heading to Paris… [more]

Train vs Plane: What is the best way to travel Europe? Plus win a Global Railpass Train vs Plane: What is the best way to travel Europe? Plus win a Global Railpass

A Morning Safari in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

I rubbed the sleep from my tired eyes and stared out of the window of my safari vehicle. The sun was just rising above the horizon, slowly illuminating the land around us.… [more]

A Morning Safari in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania A Morning Safari in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

The Sanctuary of Phuoc Dien Tu Pagoda on Sam Mountain, Vietnam

It's day three of our tour of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and our group of more than fifty noisy tourists has been reduced down to just four fairly quiet ones. As we leave… [more]

The Sanctuary of Phuoc Dien Tu Pagoda on Sam Mountain, Vietnam The Sanctuary of Phuoc Dien Tu Pagoda on Sam Mountain, Vietnam

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Temples of Laos: Wat Si Saket in Vientiane

by Dean Wickham May 17, 2015 Asia
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Sitting opposite the Presidential Palace on the corner of Avenue Lang Xang and Setthathirat Road is Vientiane’s oldest standing temple – Wat Si Saket. Although the nearby Haw Phra Keo is known as the oldest temple in the city by dating back to the 16th century, it has been destroyed several times. Built in 1818 by [...]

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Rottnest Island: White Sand, Turquoise Water and Quokkas

by Dean Wickham May 3, 2015 Australia
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Imagine yourself on an island, standing in warm crystal clear water, your feet sinking into the almost perfect white sand, the warm sun beating down on you from cloudless skies, and almost no one else around. That is what you can find on Rottnest Island for three seasons of the year. Located just off the [...]

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Train vs Plane: What is the best way to travel Europe? Plus win a Global Railpass

by Dean Wickham April 20, 2015 Destinations
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With May quickly approaching I am getting very excited about my upcoming trip to Europe. It will be a fairly quick trip and I will be visiting the UK before heading to Paris for a week. I was faced with the decision of how to get from London to Paris. Train or Plane? There wasn’t [...]

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A Morning Safari in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

by Dean Wickham April 5, 2015 Africa
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I rubbed the sleep from my tired eyes and stared out of the window of my safari vehicle. The sun was just rising above the horizon, slowly illuminating the land around us. We stopped at the rim of Ngorongoro Crater as the sun rose higher. Before me lay the huge 260 square kilometre caldera of [...]

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The Sanctuary of Phuoc Dien Tu Pagoda on Sam Mountain, Vietnam

by Dean Wickham March 24, 2015 Asia
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It’s day three of our tour of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and our group of more than fifty noisy tourists has been reduced down to just four fairly quiet ones. As we leave Can Tho our driver takes advantage of all of the extra room in his minivan by filling it up with local [...]

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Budget Tips for a Road Trip Around Australia

by Dean Wickham March 7, 2015 Australia
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Australia is without a doubt one of the most diverse and interesting countries to visit in the world. There is a lot to see, from interesting cities to amazing natural wonders, but it is also an expensive place to travel. One of the best ways to see it (and one of the cheapest) is to [...]

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Southeast Asia: My Favourite Place in 5 Countries

by Dean Wickham February 26, 2015 Asia
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In all of my travels around the world over the years, the majority of my time has been spent in Asia. In fact, I’ve probably spent the good part of a year of my life over there. In Southeast Asia, so far I have visited five countries – well, six including Singapore – and I [...]

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Tan Ky House: A Traditional Home in Hoi An, Vietnam

by Dean Wickham February 11, 2015 Asia
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The Old Town of Hoi An in Central Vietnam is full of beautiful old buildings, dating back to its days as an important trading port. The Chinese and Japanese merchants who settled here combined their influences with the local Vietnamese to create a truly unique mix of culture, and the architecture in Hoi An certainly [...]

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10 Things to do in George Town, Malaysia

by Dean Wickham January 30, 2015 Asia
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Penang is one of the most popular destinations in Malaysia, known as the food capital of the country and for its own unique mix of cultures. At the north-eastern tip of the island is its capital, and one of the most interesting cities in Malaysia – George Town. George Town was established as one of [...]

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Must See Vietnam: 5 Places to Visit

by Dean Wickham January 16, 2015 Asia
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Vietnam is one of those countries that has everything from a traveller’s point of view. It has big busy cities, interesting historical sites, breathtaking natural scenery, great beaches, thrilling adventure activities and mouth watering food. In fact, Vietnam has so much to offer that you could keep coming back time and time again and always [...]

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