Three months of Travel: Summary and review

My third month of travel has been filled with many ups and downs. The major downer on the month was when I contracted Dengue fever in Koh Chang. It was the hardest time so far in my travelling and I was so ill that I was going to go home ASAP! Something made me want…

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Ask Stephanie Anything! Part 1

A lot of people ask me various questions about my travels on Facebook and Twitter so I thought that answering the questions publicly would be a good way to help other people. After all if one person is thinking it surely someone else is! So here it goes! You can ask me any question you…

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Two months of Travel: Summary and review

It’s hard to believe that I have been travelling for over two months now. In the real world two months is a long period of time but when travelling the days and weeks blur in to one. It’s so refreshing not having any responsibilities and to just do what I want each day! (For most…

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My top 5 travel regrets

Being a relatively new traveller (6 weeks in to my big trip!) I don’t really have many regrets at this point. I try not to have regrets because I think that things happen for a reason and that even bad situations can turn in to good situations in the future! George from George on the…

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What to wear in Dubai

  People have many perceptions of Dubai. They immediately think that everyone will be covered up in burkas and that the laws regarding the flashing of flesh will be really strict. Understandably, I was actually really apprehensive about what to wear in Dubai! What I found was that- Respect is key.   I wore clothes…

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Architecture in Dubai: Bigger is better!

As you may have seen from my previous posts, Dubai has some of the worlds most breathtaking buildings. The Burj al Arab was not only the worlds first ‘seven star hotel’ but the worlds tallest hotel.  The almighty Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world! The impressive Palm can actually be seen from…

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It’s day 19 and I’m feeling homesick…

So far I have felt amazing on this trip, to be honest it’s felt like one big holiday! I was origionally apprehensive about Dubai but I ended up falling in love with it’s exotic similarity. I was also nervous about my trip to Sri Lanka; a place that is not really established on the backpacker…

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First impressions of Dubai

As I stepped off the plane after a long night flight I was transported in to another world. What fascinated me most was the men wearing kanduras and kaffiyehs . The long white robes and head-dresses that Emirati men wear. I knew then that I was in a place with a completely different culture than…

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Saying Goodbye

As I write this in exactly 48 hours time I will be high in the sky on a plane travelling to Dubai; the first stop on my big trip. I am so glad that I booked two weeks off work to prepare. Everyday has been filled with sorting my (many) possessions and completing little errands…

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I’ve Been nominated for the Leibster Blogging award!

    I was flabbergasted to be nominated for the Leibster blog award not once, but twice! I was nominated by Scott from Backpackerscott.wordpress.com and the lovely Lillian from  Travelarmadillo.com! I have talked to both Scott and Lillian on twitter at length about our upcoming travel plans. Scott is backpacking Asia just after I start…

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