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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

Budget Tips for a Road Trip Around Australia

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,… [more]

Budget Tips for a Road Trip Around Australia Budget Tips for a Road Trip Around Australia

Southeast Asia: My Favourite Place in 5 Countries

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… [more]

Southeast Asia: My Favourite Place in 5 Countries Southeast Asia: My Favourite Place in 5 Countries

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

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… [more]

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

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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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Instagramming Chiang Mai

by Dean Wickham January 9, 2015 Asia
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It’s time for another Instagram round up post! Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand for two months is one of the greatest travel experiences that I’ve had. It was the first time that I’ve actually stayed still for an extended period of time while overseas, and during that time I was able to discover the benefits [...]

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Photos: A Walk Through Kings Park in Perth, Western Australia

by Dean Wickham December 28, 2014 Australia
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I just love a city that has lots of green space and a big area set aside for parkland, right in the middle of the city. Perhaps the reason for this is that I grew up in one of these cities – Perth in Western Australia. I have lots of childhood memories of picnics and [...]

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272 Steps – Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

by Dean Wickham December 14, 2014 Adventure
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It’s another steaming hot day in Kuala Lumpur and the air conditioning on the train has made me consider a day of just staying in transit to keep cool. Another option would be to head to a nice air conditioned shopping mall or find a little cafe to chill out in with an iced coffee…Of course, [...]

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