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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I recently spent two weeks in Bali. We decided to move around as much as we could to get a feel of the place as you never know when you’ll be back. We had booked Seminyak, Ubud and Gili Air but had a gap where Amed was due the potential eruption of Mt Agung. We decided to go mid October as by that point Bali had come out of its high season as it was moving from dry to wet…

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I have just come back from three glorious days in the Northern Spanish cities of San Sebastián and Bilbao which are in close proximity to the Spainish/French border. Why these two cities? Well both cities are rich in culture and food and travel wise they are really easy to get to. We flew into Bilbao which is a two hour flight from Stansted and San Sebastián is just a scentic 70 min bus ride from Bilbao. Bilbao – The Nervión River runs right…

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CLASSES

Every Wednesday from 9th January I will be running a yoga class for charity at Benk & Bo. If you are interested please sign up via Eventbrite – I would love to see you there.