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Chiang Mai – The Sights

Chiang Mai – The Sights

– M – V – Chiang Mai, Thailand Wat Dab Phai Wat Phan Tao Elephant Sanctuary Traditional Village Walk Bamboo Rafting Night Bazaar Suan Buak Haad Public Park So, we’re trying something new, and instead of having two of the same post for everywhere, we’ll be doing these together! So make sure you check back over our Bangkok post as there will be extra added! This means we’ll hopefully be posting more often, with an ultimate guide following! Chiang Mai,…

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China – 40 things we will miss

China – 40 things we will miss

– M – V – China Life China definitely has its pros and cons, and living here really has shown us both sides of the country. We’ve never lived in another country before and it’s been an amazing experience, to not only truly experience a different culture, but to also live somewhere where the language is completely and utterly foreign. We are learning Mandarin but it’s a slow process, and although the language makes absolute sense, (Monday is literally translated…

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Taking the leap

Taking the leap

– V – Travel I’ve often come across the usual comments you get when travelling… ‘I could never do that!’, ‘you went to India on your own?! That’s brave’, ‘Do you not find it hard to leave?’. I overheard a conversation a while ago, someone had commented that they didn’t have a passport, hadn’t had one for 10 years and were actually proud of that?! I understand everyone has different interests, however I think this may be contributing to the…

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50 things they don’t tell you about travelling

50 things they don’t tell you about travelling

– V – Travel Thought I’d write a quick list, (which turned in to a long one of us laughing over what we thought of!) to try and put in to writing what we’ve discovered from this amazing experience travelling. It may seem like some of them are horrific or gross, but it’s all added to everything and we would not change a single thing! Don’t let it put you off, it’s a cliché but we’ve grown as people and…

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A Really Quite Good Guide to Bangkok

A Really Quite Good Guide to Bangkok

– V – Bangkok, Thailand The Sights The Transport The Food The Accommodation Bangkok Summary So, we just landed in Bangkok! After a couple of extremely long days we’re very excited to be here and I’m very excited to be back. I was last here in 2015 and I can’t wait to show Matt the golden temples, the culture and the food. After struggling off the plane, through the hour-long immigration queue (make sure you have your arrivals card fully…

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Running around Doha, Qatar

Running around Doha, Qatar

– V – Doha, Qatar The Sights Doha Summary I just landed in my 29th country, Doha in Qatar, and I couldn’t be more excited. It starts our 9-month trip off with a country in the middle east (a region I’ve never visited before!) before we head to Bangkok and Asia tomorrow. The flight, umm, not so great, I must have had about 3 hours sleep if I was lucky, and Matt got nothing. I’m used to Qatar Airways being…

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Vicki.. One half of a travelling pair

Vicki.. One half of a travelling pair

– V – About Us So I guess that I should introduce you to my half of this.. Hi, I’m Vicki, I’m from a town in Essex and I’m one half of being Just Off Out! The things that you need to know about me are that I love my Labrador (That’s Nova enjoying her first snow there!). I’m vegetarian, sometimes pescatarian, mostly because I’m extremely fussy but I also hate the meat industry. I also hate this part because…

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