Travel Videos – Vibrant Vietnam

Welcome to a new week! Today's video is one I compiled from my time in Vietnam, 2011. Wonderful wonderful warm country! I visited Ho Chi Minh City, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi and Halong Bay, and here's a pretty long (18 minute) video with the highlights! I hope you enjoy! Thanks for …

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The Air BnB Experience – Apartment Rental

So a couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about my experiences with Air BnB in homestay environments. Today I'm writing about the other way you can experience this phenomenon as a guest - renting a whole apartment. I did this last year in Buenos Aires for the first time. My wife and I …

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Train Journeys – The Eurostar London to Paris

Yes – the Trans-Mongolian wasn’t the only train journey from my most recent trip. In fact I was on trains in every single country I went to! One journey was the Eurostar from London to Paris which I took on May the 28th. I have taken the Eurostar before, to Brussels, however it was the …

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Train Journeys – Ekanterinburg to Moscow (Final Leg Trans-Mongolian)

My final journey which completed my trip from Beijing to Moscow began early morning in Ekanterinburg. Luckily my hotel was just opposite the train station, and I was there around 7am in the morning, an hour before the train left. In all cases I was advised to get to the station an hour before the …

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