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Asia

Asia is the world’s biggest continent. It therefore provides plenty of opportunities to explore when you travel to this side of the world. These posts will provide you with travel tips, guides and other handy information when exploring various countries in Asia.
 
In particular, I have included posts about my travel experience in the Philippines (that includes spending Christmas in Nature’s Healing Home), Malaysia (I’ve listed the free things you can do in Kuala Lumpur), India (where I was lucky enough to be invited to a Hindu wedding), and South Korea (where I witnessed a silent protest and got culturally crafty).
 
I also detail the dark side of travelling in Asia, just like my experience in Thailand. If you want to travel to this part of the world, make sure you read my posts to get helpful ideas that you can use to plan your own travel and make the most of the experience, like I did:

Asia, Destinations, Goa, India

Female Friendly Places in Anjuna, Goa

India is known to be tough to travel in as a lone female but how about the more liberal Goa? A place where things are more laid back but that comes with the problem of Indian tourists (and those of other places in the world) who are not used to the scantily clad Europeans who frequent Goa’s beach. The secret for me is to find female friendly places that I know will keep me safe and secure.

I have travelled all over the world as a lone female. Some people are shocked. However I have met plenty of females who are travelling solo. I have never had too much of a problem and this extends to Goa and India as a whole.

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Asia, Destinations, Goa, India

Sea Breeze Hiking in Goa

As a sea eagle circled above me carrying a sea snake in its talons, I breathed in the fresh sea air. I am hiking along the top of the sea cliff with amazing views all around. I feel like I am on a deserted island. However, this is not some island out in the wilds of the sea. I am sea breeze hiking in Goa with Adventure Breaks between two of  Goa’s most northern beaches, and I’m heading towards Karma jungle. A place I have heard about from many a traveller.

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Asia, Destinations, Goa, India

Riding Around the Cycle Tour of Old Goa

It was an effort to cycle up the hill in the heat of the Indian sun but I knew the reward at the top would be worth it. Watching the sun go down always is worth an effort, but watching the sun go down over the view of Goa from Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Monte, incredible. These are just a few of the highlights during my Cycle Tour of Old Goa.

 

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Asia, Destinations, Goa, India, Travel Tips

Solo Female Travel: Female Safety in Goa, India

After the tragic passing of Danielle in Goa, India recently, the place where I am now and that I love, I feel that it is important to talk about female safety for solo  travel. Specifically, I want to shed light on the topic when travelling in India and in all places in the world.  Danielle, just like myself and many other females in India, was just looking to travel the world, have experiences she would not have at home and to learn about new cultures.

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Destinations, Kuala Lumpur, Travel Tips

Bed bugs and Bad Ethics

I had never met a bed bug until one afternoon in Kuala Lumpur. In the past eight years of extensive travels, I had heard many a tale about the terror of bed bugs. How they had ruined whole trips! And more seriously how difficult it is to get rid of bed bugs.

 

For those who haven’t really heard about bed bugs but don’t fancy a bug in the bed, they are more than just a harmless bug. They are the back packers nemesis.

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