Asia

Teach English Luang Prabang

Teaching English in Lao

Considering teaching overseas as a way to see the world or pay for your travels? Here’s an interview I did a few years ago which has some useful insights into the life of

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Luxury Thailand Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park

5 Reasons to Choose Thailand for a Luxury Vacation

It’s no secret that I love Thailand. But it does have a reputation for being a mecca for backpackers and budget travellers so often gets overlooked

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Why I love Thailand

11 Things I Love About Thailand

I first visited Thailand in 1992 and loved it. So when Accor Hotels invited me to go there again in 2016 I was excited but also concerned. So often

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Biking around Hoi An

Biking off the Beaten Track in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is charming but touristy. It’s especially crowded in the evenings when busloads of tourists arrive from Na Dang

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Bali Rental Villa

5 Reasons to Rent a Villa in Bali

There’s no doubt that Bali is a special place. Even though it was discovered decades ago, and is now very much part of

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Travels with Luke

Traveling with a Teenager in Vietnam

If you’re thinking about travelling in Vietnam with a teenager it’s a choice. Once we finally got to Vietnam after the unfortunate visa debacle,

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Travel disaster: Refused entry on to plane

Travel Confession: I Wasn’t Allowed on the Plane

Our bags were packed, the sun was shining and the roads were clear. Luke and I arrived at Brisbane Airport in plenty of time for our flights to

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Elephant Village Luang Prabang

Elephant Village Luang Prabang: Mahout for a Day!

The Elephant Village is a brilliant day out near Luang Prabang. Check out my Steller story with links at the end. Make sure you click on the

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Luang Prabang reunion

Travel Reunion Story: 25 Years Later

Click! It was just a quick snap. A moment in time from 1991 that I’d hold close forever. A picture I’d carry with me for decades

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Sofitel Hua Hin

So Sofitel Hua Hin: Luxury Meets Fun Thai Style

A massive set of marble steps lead to the open air lobby past Spot the cheetah, one of numerous animal statues that

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Unesco listed Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang: 11 Reasons You’ll Dream of it Forever

It’s dangerous returning somewhere you loved the first time around; the destination might have been spoilt or just

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Bangkok luxury hotel sofitel sukhumvit

One Night of Luxury in Bangkok at Sofitel Sukhumvit

With a massive centrepiece of purple orchids and art from France, the lobby is a Thai-French blend that

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Luang Prabang Half Marathon

Running a Half Marathon in Luang Prabang: Exhaustion to Elation in 21 Kilometers

We set off in the dark and we’re still running when another misty morning settles over Luang Prabang, the ancient royal capital and spiritual center of Laos. It’s hot, muggy and smoky from the fires locals use to cook food and

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Intercontinental Bali Club Room Benefits

7 Benefits of Intercontinental Bali Club Rooms

if you’re thinking about staying at the Intercontinental Bali Resort consider the Club rooms. During my recent stay I was happily

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Thumbnail image for Cultural Bali Day Trip to Rumah Desa

Cultural Bali Day Trip to Rumah Desa

Much as I love the Intercontinental Resort and never want to leave this is my first visit to Bali so a visit to the lushisland centre is

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Author: Annabel Candy