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  • A lucky catch: Cat Ba Island Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Rain or shine, it was a jolly good time. After another terrible night bus we arrived at Haiphong,¬†Vietnam’s third largest city. After missing the morning boat, we retreated to a coffee shop until the next one at 1:30pm, enjoying a breakfast of pork buns and doughnuts. We had decided to explore Halong Bay from Cat […]

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  • A boat ride like no other: Battambang to Siem Reap, Cambodia

    After a couple of early nights in friendly Tomato Guesthouse¬†and a small dose of food poisoning the night before, I caught the 7am boat from Battambang to Siem Reap. I had heard lots about this journey, some good, most bad but many just laughed when I told them I was going to spend $20 on […]