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The Baristro at Ping River || Thailand specialty coffee guide

The Baristro at Ping River Chiang Mai. A cafe you must visit whilst staying in Chiang Mai. Thailand specialty coffee guide. Enjoy unique beverages on the rapid flowing Ping River.

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South Korean food you must try!

Food you must try in South Korea. Try some healthy Korean food like gimbap and bibimbap. Tantalise your tastebuds with some spicy stir-fried chicken galbi. Or try something off the beaten path like Naengmyeon (Cold noodles). Korean food is made to be shared ,so grab a few friends and go on a food crawl.

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Trailer Coffee Chiang Mai || Thailand Specialty Coffee Guide

Trailer coffee espresso bar in Chiang Mai. Thailand specialty coffee guide. Grab a bite to eat and a delicious coffee near the Suriwong book center.

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Flour Flour Loaf Chiang Mai || Thailand Specialty Coffee Guide

Flour Flour Loaf Chiang Mai Thailand. Specialty coffee guide Thailand. Where to get fresh healthy big breakfast in Chiang Mai. Unique drinks like iced coffee infused with the ingredient Tian Op เทียนอบ (Thai dessert candle). Freshly baked bread in Chiang Mai.

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Owl's Choux ice cream in Hong Kong

Owl's Choux ice cream in Hong Kong. Try freshly made gelato near Tsim Cha Tsui Kowloon Island. Handcrafted Choux pastry with delicious gelato. Best gelato in Hong Kong.

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180 Coffee Roasters Common Ground Seoul || Korea Specialty Coffee Guide

180 Coffee Roasters at Common Ground Seongsu Seoul South Korea. Specialty coffee guide South Korea. At 180 Coffee Roasters they are serving up award winning cold brew, espresso and specialty coffee recipes.

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A look at contemporary art in Seoul South Korea

Taking a look at art culture in Seoul South Korea. Major art gallery insights, public art & graffiti. Seoul museum of art. Contemporary modern art in Seoul. Spend the better part of the day at some of the many (air-conditioned) art galleries scattered around the area of Jongno-gu. Alternatively you can walk the streets near Seongsu station and find all the hidden murals. There are many public works of art scattered all around Seoul and you simply cannot ignore the contemporary architecture that has made its mark on the city skyline. I spent a few weeks in Seoul and I absolutely fell in love with their dedication to making art accessible to everyone. There is no shortage of creative stimulation in Seoul.

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Progress coffee Hiroshima || Japan specialty coffee guide

Progress coffee cafe in Hiroshima Japan. Japan specialty coffee guide. Cute animal latte art in Hiroshima. 3D latte art Japan. Cocktail bar Hiroshima.

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The Cupping Room || Hong Kong Specialty Coffee Guide
Moment Coffee || South Korea Specialty Coffee Guide

Good coffee near Hongik University Seoul South Korea. Moment Coffee is the best specialty coffee near Hongdae shopping street. South Korea specialty coffee guide.

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Oakley Coffee Stand Seongsu || South Korea Specialty Coffee Guide

Oakley coffee stand in Seoul South Korea. Visit this specialty coffee shop on your way to Seoul Forest as an easy day trip. Good coffee near Seoungsu. Specialty coffee guide Seoul South Korea. Brooklyn of Seoul.

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First time flying: tips for navigating through the airport without a hitch

First time flying: Tips for navigating through the airport.

When do I go through security at the airport? How far in advance do I have to be at the airport before my flight? What is and isn’t allowed in my luggage or carry on? What is the difference between customs and immigration?

These are all questions I will help answer plus a few hacks that will make your transition to the boarding gate and in the air a whole lot smoother. 

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Travel hacks and apps every frequent flyer needs to know

In this blog I want to share with you a few apps and travel hacks that every frequent or not so frequent flyer should know. These apps and airport hacks will help streamline the time you spend at the airport; so you can get to the boarding gate and up in the air faster. Hassle free flying. Airport travel tips.

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Where to try Cà phê trứng (egg coffee) in Vietnam || Vietnam specialty coffee guide

Where to try Cà phê trứng egg coffee in Hanoi Vietnam. What is egg coffee? Loading T Cafe serves the best egg coffee in Hanoi.

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Items every long-term female traveler should pack

Packing essentials for long term female traveler. What to pack if you are traveling long term. Carry on packing essentials.

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How to prevent traveler's diarrhea (traveler's sickness) in South East Asia

Tips and tricks to avoiding traveler’s diarrhea in Southeast Asia. What are the symptoms of traveler’s sickness? How long does traveler’s sickness last? Is traveler’s sickness contagious? How to I relieve the symptoms of traveler’s sickness quickly? What should you eat when you have traveler’s diarrhea? All these questions answered and more!

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How to cross the road in South East Asia safely

Tips and tricks to crossing the road safely in South East Asia. Crossing the road safely is something we all learnt at a very young age. Look right, look left, look right again. In conjunction with this practise; depth perception & timing plays a huge role in crossing the road. But what happens when traffic isn’t orderly? When traffic is moving at all different speeds in all different directions? How do you cross the road when there is hardly any space between traffic? Where you need to be going is on the other side of a busy road & in your mind you're wondering if you’re going to arrive in one piece. These questions plague the minds of people who first see the chaotic traffic in countries like Vietnam or Thailand. In this blog I’m going to tell you a few tricks to crossing the road safely in Vietnam.

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STORY TIME || Short anecdotes from my time abroad

Funny travel story time from my time in Vietnam & South Korea. I tell about my experience of being put in the most unusual & funniest situations whilst traveling.

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Best view of Ha long Bay - How to get to Bai Tho (Poem Mountain) || Story time

Best view of Ha Long Bay Vietnam. Ha Long Bay ( “Descending Dragon”) is a truly magical place. It is easy to see why it has become a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its beautiful emerald waters & the thousands of limestone islands dotting the horizon. These rock formations were said to be formed by dragons spitting out jewels into the sea to create a protective barrier form invading ships. To fully appreciate the wonder of Ha Long you can always take a junk cruise; however, if you’d rather get an aerial viewpoint of Ha long bay at sunset then look no further than Poem Mountain. In this blog I will tell you how to get to Poem Mountain as its entrance is located in a residential area in a locals home.

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The best way to explore a new city like a local!

Geocaching is creative tourism at its finest. As a slow traveller I love making connections to the places I visit. A rushed itinerary that jumps from place to place over a couple of days is just not my style. I love staying in one location for at least 2 weeks & being able to soak up the entire atmosphere without feeling the pressure of having to get to the next place. Slow travel has lots of positives, however there is one negative I have found. Being all consumed with one location doesn’t leave much time to plan for the next. So to overcome this issue, I’ve found a really fun & interesting way to discover a new city or location like a local; with little to no research required!

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