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10 Images that will make you want to visit the Philippines

The Philippines has over 7,000 islands. Only 2,000 are inhabited. Home to the most beautiful beaches, fascinating animals and spectacular ...
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Insect Food Market – China

When travelling in Asia in my early backpacking days, I came across the fried insects for the firs time. Deep fried spiders ...
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Diving in Boracay – Philippines

Boracay is a small island in the Western Visayas. It is just 7km long and  500m wide. Diving is not the main activity ...
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Diving in Balicasag Island – Philippines

You can dive Balicasag Island from Pangloa Island, a small peninsula off Bohol, Philippines. There are many dive operators on ...
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How not to take the train in China

Catching a bus, train or plane in a foreign country can be a challenge. Usually I like a bit of ...
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Too many Chinese people – China

There are 1.4 billion people in China. Yes, billion!! That is roughly 20% of the worlds population. That's a fifth ...
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A loo with a view Part 2 – China

After surviving the toilets in Mongolia I was looking forward to the toilets in China. My expectations were not that high, ...
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Lost in Translation – China

And we thought our guide in Mongolia didn't speak English..... After boarding the Trans Mongolia Express from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing we ...
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Have a drink they said…. – Mongolia

While staying with the family in a ger, we were invited to come and have a drink with them. We ...
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Dude, where is my ger? – Mongolia

'Are we sleeping in a tent tonight?' Our driver answers in his best English; 'No, no tent! Ger!' Ok, point ...
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Communication breakdown – Mongolia

Our driver does not speak English. Which must make his job really hard. We try to ask him questions, but can ...
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The road less traveled – Mongolia

Most travelers like taking the road less traveled. But many times during my time in Mongolia I wondered where the road was ...
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The Mongolian Traveler

Is travelling to Mongolia for everybody? No, it is not. It is made for people who do not value comfort ...
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A loo with a view – Mongolia

Leaving Ulaanbaatar I was not aware I was also leaving behind the sit-down flushing toilets. Sure, I had read the ...
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