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  • Good morning Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    A real tourist now My bus journey to Ho Chi Minh City, previously known as Saigon was surprisingly pleasant with the Mekong Express¬†providing free water and baked goods onboard. It took around six and a half hours in total including a 15 minute ferry crossing and a lengthy stop at the boarder which involved scanning […]

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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 […]