Cambodia complete, it was time to move on to the next leg of my Asian adventure, traversing Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh city up to Hanoi. For the most part I had booked a tour with Stray Asia, a travel company that offers hop-on hop-off guided tours throughout South East Asia. But I had a […]Read more "Strictly: Saigon"
As I’m sure you’ve guessed by now, I survived my 8 hour bus trip to Phnom Penh. When I was planning my travels 2 weeks in Cambodia seemed like loads of time, but by the end of week one it was pretty clear that it was turning into a whistle stop tour. So, in the […]Read more "Strictly: Siem Reap – Part #2"
Australia done, it’s time to begin the Asian leg of my adventure. In classic South East Asian backpacker style I’m doing the Cambodia – Vietnam – Thailand – Myanmar route and looking forward to all the eating I’m going to be doing. Stop one, for the first fortnight, is Cambodia and it also marks the […]Read more "Strictly: Siem Reap – Part #1"
Last post I promised you a plague of locusts, and so here it is, a plague of locusts. Swag camping night 3 and we’d travelled a few hours from Uluru to Kings Creek Station. Already I liked Kings Creek a lot more, there weren’t any ants, it wasn’t (quite) as hot and our kitchen area didn’t […]Read more "Strictly: Straya – Part #3"
The Outback leg of my tour was, by far, the craziest leg, and could also be referred to as ‘the 4am leg’ or ‘the plague of locusts leg’, but we’ll get onto that. The Outback proper starts just after the town of Quorn and we were all pretty excited when we rolled over that invisible […]Read more "Strictly: Straya – Part #2"
My Australian experience so far has been pretty tame, lots of lazy mornings and days spent exploring at a glacial pace. So, as you can imagine, joining my G Adventures tour, going from Melbourne up through the Red Centre to Darwin was more than a bit of a shock to the system. Our first full […]Read more "Strictly: Straya – Part #1"
I spent quite a lot of time in Sydney and, as I was by myself I actually found wandering around all day quite lonely. Meeting people in Australian hostels isn’t as easy as you would expect it to be, the majority of people I met were either travelling in groups, or were in Australia on […]Read more "Strictly: Sydney and Stuff – Part #2"