18 Nov 2013

Cities and Their Celebrity Doubles: Bangkok / Nicholas Cage

Nicholas Cage is that rare sort of character. He wouldn’t seem out of place if you saw him shooting up heroin in the bathroom of your local pub, but you also wouldn’t be surprised to see him on TV, dressed in a suit, trying to stop little African kids getting

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14 Nov 2013

Teaching English in Taiwan: My First Overseas Adventure

I was shell-shocked after teaching my first class. To say it didn’t go to plan is an understatement, and in that moment I questioned just why I was teaching English in Taiwan. I had cruised through the two week training period and was probably far too confident in my own

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How to save $3000 a month teaching English in Singapore
06 Nov 2013

How to Save $3000 ($2400 USD) a Month Teaching English in Singapore

Choosing somewhere to teach in Asia can be a daunting task. Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China, these all sound like great options, and they probably are, but where can you save the most money? Assuming you read titles, you probably already know that teaching English in Singapore is a great choice.

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Lake toba, one of the highlights of Southeast Asia
06 Nov 2013

A Trip to Lake Toba: One of the Best Places to Relax in Southeast Asia

I’d heard it was quiet, that tourism died in Lake Toba a long time ago, but I was still surprised by how quiet it really was. I went from one end of  Tuk Tuk to the other, around a 40 minute walk, and saw three other western tourists and about

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A view of rolling tea fields and mountains at the hill country in Sri Lanka
06 Nov 2013

A Journey Through the Hill Country in Sri Lanka

I had been wanting to play some cricket ever since I’d touched down in Sri Lanka; it was great to finally be in a country that had something in common with my own. It had taken about a week but there I was bat in hand, high up in the

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Starting a travel blog - why and how!
06 Nov 2013

Starting a Travel Blog: Why and How!

Why I’m Starting a Travel Blog I am probably the last person you would expect to be starting a travel blog. My Facebook activity over the past five years has consisted of a few photos and the obligatory ‘thanks for the birthday wishes’ post once a year. I’m not someone

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