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Chernobyl

I know I’ve missed a few countries (will get back to them, I promise!) but with so many people asking about our experience, I feel I need to write my blogs on Chernobyl first. We chose to visit this area as the history has always moved me, the disaster happened the year I was born and our local community welcomed children that were evacuated from Pripyat (city close to the Nuclear disaster site) every summer. You need to visit Chernobyl…

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Tourist scams we encountered

Don’t let this post put you off travelling anywhere, it is merely to help you prepare for travel and avoid scams. People in general are good and we received honest help and kindness everywhere we went. Most scams are harmless and you will just end up shelling out a few dollars or listening to people whine! Here are some interesting and sometimes dangerous tourist scams we learned about and encountered along the way. Everywhere: If you can at all, use…

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Manila…get in, get out!

We began our trip to the Philippines in Penang airport where I spent our ringgit on a massage! This was like no other chair massage I’d had before! The intensity of it lifted me right up off the chair! We arrived in Singapore and I have to say it is the best airport in the world, I’ll even forgive them their expensive beer. There’s a pretty garden, gaming area, a swimming pool and a cinema all free to use. There…

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