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Back home

Back Home A few days ago, I met my friend. We hadn't seen each other for a year or longer. We had been travelling, of course. and she is an oil and gas engineer working on fortnightly or monthly shifts in the desert. As we were catching up on our stories, I told her why I had come home earlier...
I didn’t put my mosquito net down the other night while I lay on my bed to read a book.  At least not until I switched off the light.  That was probably a mistake. The place was very quiet. Probably besides us, no one else was staying in the guesthouse. Quiet is a relative term, if there were a noise...

Cruising Mekong

The Trip When I posted on Instagram that we were going to Laos, I received lots of recommendations to go on a slow boat on the Mekong river. Ok then. If it’s a must, then we must. So I investigated. I looked at the map and saw that it makes sense to enter Laos from the north of Thailand and then...
Traveling for a year changes you. And it changes your budget as well. That is to say downward unless you become a millionaire in the meantime! In Chiang Mai, where the best places to stay are in the old city, hotels are expensive - so we booked a family room in a hostel. It was the first time the girls...
We are in Singapore again - Yay!!! Everything nearby was quite expensive. Yes we could have afforded but if you multiplied it by five nights then it comes to too big a sum. So for few days I was searching and searching thinking about a ratio of price, locations and other peoples reviews. And I found it. The cost for...