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Contiki Vietnam Experience Highlights

Aside from the fact that I had never properly watched Forrest Gump from start to finish before, Vietnam was a place of first experiences for both my partner and myself. In fact I knew very little about Vietnam and its history prior to visiting in August aside from the fact that it was a place…

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Travel Tips for Solo Female Travellers

Tips for Girls Travelling on Their Own

I’m often asked what it’s like to travel on my own to foreign cities where English isn’t the lingua franca; I just have one word for it – liberating. I’ll try not to romanticize the idea for you because it certainly isn’t an Eat, Pray, Love situation where you book your one-way ticket to spiritual and…

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Tibumana Waterfall Bali

5 Must See Places in Bali for First Timers

Am I still allowed to call myself Australian if I haven’t been to Bali? Thankfully that is no longer in question as I finally booked myself on a trip over Christmas and New Years with my other half and boy, did I love it. I’ve always had these preconceived notions that Bali was the place…

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Langkawi Boat Cruise

Contiki Asia 16 – Part Two

It’s been only 3 weeks since I said farewell to my Contiki family and instead of keeping you all hanging (as I know you all are) for the second part – I’m writing this on the plane journey over to my next Asia adventure in Bali. If you haven’t yet read the first part of…

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Bangkok Moon Bar

Discover Bangkok in 2 Days

I arrived in Bangkok four days earlier than the rest of the #ContikiAsia16 crew (read part one of the trip here) to explore a city that most would have a love hate relationship with. Picture gridlocked traffic at almost all hours of the day, thousands of temples that can be found on every second corner and…

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Ik Kil Cenote – Yucatan

The first highlight from my recent Mexico trip that I wanted to share with you all is Ik Kil Cenote. The entire reason I woke up one morning in February and called the first travel agent Google spat out to book my flights for March was to see this. After reading Jessica Stein’s blog back…

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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

Imagine a loft suite with high ceilings in a converted former wool store where you can stylishly enter and leave as your inner diva desires through your own private rockstar entrance. Thank you Ovolo 1888 for making my dreams of being the ultimate diva come true. The hotel combines historic charm with modern simplicity perfectly…

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