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Laulen’s Adventures in Korat! 

The moment I touched down in Thailand I was embraced by a blanket of heat and confusion as I clumsily navigated my way through the airport, Bangkok’s underground and finally through to the bus station where I found myself the victim of scam number one, not even twelve hours after touching down. Sometimes, when you’re …

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The Not So Mindful Farm

After a few days in Chiang Mai, the girl I had been talking to in my hostel mentioned that she was going to a farm to learn to meditate and save a bit of money, suggesting that I accompany her. Great! I had always been interested in meditation and the farm seemed like a great …

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That time I fell in love with Copenhagen. 

Some people look at me like I’m crazy when I tell them I was in Copenhagen in January. It’s minus 10 degrees, there is snow everywhere and all the lakes are frozen solid. And it’s expensive. Really expensive. Not exactly somewhere a budget backpacker should go. But a Ryanair sale for £7.95 return flight enticed …

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Tokyo; Dream Destinations 2016 #sendmeaway

Icelolly.com are currently running a competition! I was tagged by eatsleeplovetravel to write about my dream destinations for 2016 and to tag three other bloggers to do the same! My dream destinations are very much to indulge my geeky or literature loving heart. From the anime districts of Tokyo to Harry Potter world in Florida. Who …

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That time I hitchhiked with a punk.

Imagine me, stood there in the pouring rain, soaked through to my skin, hair dripping wet and being unable to muster too much of a smile to passing drivers as I stuck out my thumb on the roadside of some random industrial estate. Already rejected by two people (why stop a van in front of …

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This was one crazy January! 

I left home on the 6th of January with high hopes, and I have to say, I haven’t been disappointed. In just 25 days I have managed to visit 6 countries (does England count?) with 10 cities. Impressive stats to say the least. I’ve hitchhiked four times across four countries, taken two flights, a ferry …

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24 hours in Ghent

Ghent is such a pretty city, I don’t think you need more than 24 hours there as it’s fairly small, unless you want to go inside every museum and cathedral, in which case, give yourself a couple of days. Here is what your budget can get you!     Free things to do; Admire the …

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