Phi Phi Islands

We make it to the dock with about 3 seconds to spare for our boat to the Phi Phi Islands – our last proper stop of the trip before heading home. I’ve never been seasick before, but the journey across…

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Elephant Hills

I’ve been looking forward to going to Elephant Hills, a jungle camp in Khao Sok National Park, since the day we booked it, and the day has finally arrived! We arrive at the camp and move into our new home…

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Hanoi

One overnight bus later and we arrive in Hanoi, our last stop in Vietnam. We spend the next couple of days walking around the city’s very very very busy streets (I think we spent one of the days just trying…

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Hue

We arrive in Hue after a blissfully short 4 hour journey for what’s going to be a super quick, whistle stop tour of the city. We end up using pretty much all of our time walking around the Imperial Citadel…

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Hoi An

The overnight bus drops us off in Hoi An at 5 in the morning, and we flag down a taxi to head straight to our homestay. After driving up and down the same road a few times in a row…

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Da Lat

We arrive in Dalat after a full day of travelling, which was made infinitely better by the seat beds on the bus where you could lie down and sleep for the whole journey. When we get to the hostel, it…

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Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam is the country I’ve been looking forward to seeing the most, so I’m really excited to arrive at our first stop of Ho Chi Minh City. We dump our bags at the hostel and head out for an explore, which loses momentum…

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Siem Reap

After an incredibly confusing border crossing that we definitely wouldn’t have been able to manage on our own, we make it into Cambodia and arrive at our first stop, Siem Reap. Things get even more confusing when we try and…

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Bangkok

We land in Bangkok to start our Asian leg of the trip and it’s quite a bit hotter than New Zealand, or anywhere I’ve been before ever. We leave the airport and, for reasons I still don’t understand to this…

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