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Vietnam or Bust

Vietnam is one of my favorite countries and can’t wait to go back, but in the meanwhile, enjoy these articles.



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Top 10 Posts from Around the World

A nice collection of all Top 10 posts I have written over 40+ countries.

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Top 10 Posts


From the Blog…

Travel Wars: Asia's Budget Airlines

Travel Wars: Asia's Budget Airlines

In my continuing series, Travel Wars, I would like to start discussing budget carriers around the world. Asia is thick with regional budget carriers. Some I have flown, others I have never heard of. I...

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Iceland Volcano Alley

Iceland Volcano Alley

In April 2010, Iceland’s dormant volcano Eyjafjallajökull (say that 3 times fast!) started erupting over a period of a month, effectively stopping air traffic in Europe and stranding more than 100k people. This infamous volcano...

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Iceland Video: Around Golden Circle

Driving around Iceland is perhaps one of the coolest experiences in natural scenery this wanderlust lover has ever experienced. One minute you see the harsh Atlantic ocean, the next you are driving among the Icelandic...

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Lava Island: Westman Island, Iceland

Lava Island: Westman Island, Iceland

Iceland is one of the youngest land masses in the world. Shaped by 2 competing forces, the lava that exploded to cover the sea bed and the glaciers which burrowed and grooved the land. The...

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Ha Long Bay

Travel Wars: Travel Rules

In my continuing series on Travel Wars, I wanted to investigate the on-going abuse of the modern travel. Seems these days that are a lot of CANT’S in travel. You can’t do this, you are...

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