Ever since my trip to Indonesia last year I saw first hand how much plastic is dumped into the oceans. It was shocking sitting on a beautiful beach looking out onto the big blue and seeing waves of plastic pass me by. I decided to get up and collect as much as I could rather than just sit there. Doing a beach or canal clean isn’t only for holiday either. I recently did my Give a Day Away with work…

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Post Cambodia we flew to Sri Lanka to meet two of our friends. Once we arrived in Colombo we did the standard check of “do they have uber?” Yes. We arrived at 1am so it was straight to bed once we got to the hotel. We had a rough itinerary for the trip so we could be fairly flexible. We decided to spend the following day in Colombo rather than at the end of our trip. If I am honest…

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So we were taking a 14hour bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap as its was $13.50 each with Virak Buntham Express. However the journey ended up taking 17hrs and was 3 hours late getting into Siem Reap which meant moving our quad bike tour that evening. The bus was not modern and the man who was in charge was very rude and wouldn’t allow us to have separate beds to each other even though more than half the…

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So I have taken a 6 month sabbatical from work and my first stop was Vietnam. I arrived in Vietnam and met my friend at our hostel Cocoon Inn. Great location, lovely staff, 6 bed female dorm with a shared bathroom and it was alright for the price and a night or two. The tour desk staff were really helpful and it is clearly a favoured hostel with tonnes of people to meet. We were on a very tight time…

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So you may have seen my post a couple of weeks ago about my plastic obsession that started whilst in Bali after seeing loads of plastic in the ocean. Since then I have been trying to reduce my plastic. Around 80 million tonnes of plastic ends up in our oceans every year. My last post on the plastic series was about easy ways you could reduce the plastic you use. I know that going plastic free may seem like a…

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