Category Archives: backpacking

Airports, Airlines, Queues, Disorientation – the First Day of a Trip

The following post was written at various points of the day on the 11th of March, 2018 as I begin my latest trip. I’ll complete the blog later but right now I’m writing from my first flight of the journey, on Scoot Flight 109 Melbourne to Singapore. I am in Business Class – Scoot Biz, which isn’t a full Business

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Border Crossings – the Bad

Last week I wrote about some of the better border crossings I’ve experienced. Today I’m going to talk about the less good experiences. So, I need to start with a caveat – I’ve never really been stuck with a really bad border crossing. What would that be? Well, probably one where I didn’t even get across the border. People can

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Iguazu Falls – Above and Below

The world has some pretty amazing natural wonders to see, and giant falls rate up there with the best features of our planet. You have Niagara Falls which borders Canada and the USA, Angel Falls in Venezuela, Victoria Falls which sits on the Zambian and Zimbabwean border, but not to be outdone, Iguazu (which means ‘big’) is at the border

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