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Tag: travel planning

Continued…Planning La Réunion…

Continued…Planning La Réunion…

As mentioned in my previous post, La Réunion has proven to be a very difficult destination to plan, especially as a native English speaker and non-driver. I have finally solidified my plans. I’d prefer to have more flexibility, but with limited information and infrastructure, settling on […]

Destinations before I die

Destinations before I die

I have to admit, I often think about my own mortality. Mostly in the sense that your life can be taken so quickly and I would like to enjoy my life to the fullest while I’m living and able-bodied. I have been fortunate to have […]

Costa Rica bound

Costa Rica bound

In less than two weeks, I am headed to Costa Rica. Initially I was planning to go solo in November for a week but instead I delayed a bit and decided to go for 2 weeks in January (and a friend is coming with me). […]

G(AP) Adventures

G(AP) Adventures

Despite having a lot of experience travelling independently, I decided to do a group tour for part of my vacation to Argentina and Brazil, for many reasons. First, my travel partner had never been outside of North America (and had never backpacked either) so I […]

Te amo, Mexico!

Te amo, Mexico!

I went to Mexico for three weeks, from Christmas day to the middle of January. I know it’s a bit late to be posting details and I’m sure no one will care, but for the sake of continuity and completion, I’ve decided to write about […]

Indonesia – Java

Indonesia – Java

These are the main things I knew about Indonesia before I visited. 1) It is one of the most natural disaster-prone areas in the world: earthquakes, volcano eruptions, tsunamis all occur here. 2) It is the fourth most populous country in the world with its […]

The exhausting voyage to Indonesia

The exhausting voyage to Indonesia

A direct flight from Krabi to Jakarta was really expensive so we decided to do a combination of minivan, train and plane with a one-night stopover in Kuala Lumpur. Instead, we travelled the following way: 1) Minivan ride to Hat Yai Hat Yai is where […]