Tonga

Travelling in Tonga and Taking a Seven Minute Flight

Here are a few photos from my time last year travelling in Tonga. Including a questionable domestic 'airport' when we took a seven minute flight to a remote island. We initially thought it was the world's...
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Hiking in the Solomon Islands

Confession time - I went hiking in the Solomon Islands with my mate - guided by three jungle boys who were brothers. The hike was one of the hardest hikes that I have ever done in my life and the waterfall at...
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Vomit Party On a Samoan Boat

Who would have known that being on a boat owned by a sketchy Chinese company, who were notorious because their last boat sank - would be such a bad idea? Yet there we were in the middle of the South Pacific...
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Mount Yasur – Active Volcano in Vanuatu

Mount Yasur is an active volcano in Vanuatu - a country voted 'the happiest place to live on earth.' I left my camera on this very volcano so I don't have any photos to show you :( Vanuatu is a beautiful...
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Swimming With Whale Sharks in Oslob, Philippines

If you've read enough articles and social media updates by me, you'll know by now that I'm strong in my opinion when it comes to how I feel about certain countries. I'll say it how it is and I have no problem...
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An Apathetic Weekend in Brunei

I visited Brunei a few weeks ago and before I left - everyone was falling over themselves to tell me how boring the country is. "I'll show you," was my response as I returned to Borneo for the first time in...
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South Korea Sucked and I Want My Money Back

After finally falling in love at first sight with a country (Japan) - the next country which I immediately visited from there was always going to have a hard time with regards to comparison. But I wasn't...
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A Perfect 30th Birthday in Hong Kong

For my 30th birthday I decided to spend a few days in Hong Kong, and to also make sure I squeezed in an extreme sports travel challenge in neighbouring Macau during that time. I did the jump and I treated...
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I Went To Laos and I Didn’t Get Fucked Up

When Laos is mentioned, most people think of getting wasted on buckets and tubing with a beer. I have no shame in admitting that I was the Mary Poppins of backpackers when I visited Laos for my Thai visa run,...
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Germans Aren’t Rude, They’re Just Honest

Let me tell you a dirty little secret. I don't talk about this a lot, but this is not the first time I have lived abroad. Many years ago I lived in Germany, switching between the Hannover and Hamburg area. It...
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How To Climb Mount Kinabalu in One Day

Last week I took on a new personal fitness challenge - climb Mount Kinabalu of Malaysian Borneo in one day. It was a successful victory, albeit far from easy. When I was searching for information on this last...