Popular Holiday Destinations For Brits In November

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Popular Holiday Destinations For Brits In November November has become a very popular month for travel amongst the British public. The main reason for this is pretty obvious, it’s the last chance to soak up some sun before the temperature rapidly drops and the frosty British winter comes out in full force! We took a look at what destinations are most favourable amongst British holiday makers and we chose 5 beautiful locations to showcase to you. During our research we found that the average location takes roughly between 4 – 5 hours to reach and the temperate in these delightful …

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Essentials For Your Backpacking Adventure

Essentials For Your Backpacking Adventure Deciding what to pack for a long trip can be daunting. Especially if your about to embark on a one month plus journey to the other side of the world. You will have a maximum of 2 bags to take with you and prioritising can be a challenging task, especially for us ladies. Sure you planned on packing those beautiful heels but somehow bug spray and a pair of trainers replaced them. Don’t worry you’ll be thankful later. After all, the heels won’t help when your up all night itching bug bites and your feet …

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5 Thing’s You Must NEVER Do When Visiting Thailand

5 Thing’s You Must NEVER Do When Visiting Thailand Earlier this year we quit our jobs and hit the road to travel around South East Asia. Our first stop was Thailand where we spent one month backpacking around the country, just us and our backpacks. We loved our four weeks in Thailand so much that we changed our travel plans and returned in July to live in Bangkok for a couple of months. This means that to date, we’ve spent over two month’s in this beautiful country and we just cant get enough of it. The time we have spent …

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Cambodia Visa Process

Cambodia Visa Process There are a number of ways that you can obtain a 30 day tourist visa for Cambodia, but in this post I will explain how we did it and tell you about our experience. Bus 24 from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh To begin with my partner Blanaid and I were staying at The Pink Tulip Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City a few days before we planned to enter Cambodia. This is where we became friendly with a lovely dutch man who was the owner of the hotel. He advised us to book our trip …

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Milo Our Doggo Of The Week

Milo Our Doggo Of The Week Say hello to Milo We met Milo in Pai whilst backpacking through Thailand earlier this year. Milo lives with his family who own a restaurant just a couple of doors down from Medio De Pai which is the hotel we stayed in. Whenever we would pass by him he would always come over to us looking for belly tickles. Booking.com Like a lot of dogs in Asia he was very friendly and only approached us once he became familiar with us. He is the loveliest little fella who would literally lay all day having …

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5 Tips For Vegan Newbies

5 Tips For Vegan Newbies As newbies to the vegan World my partner Blanaid and I have learned a lot over the past couple of weeks. I feel like we’ve both become more curious and we have found ourselves questioning thing’s a lot more over the transitional period. Our curiosity has led us to uncover a few tips that are proving to be extremely useful in our day to day life. So, we thought we’d share them in hope that they can prove just as useful to other vegan newbies. 1. Carry Soy Milk After many disappointing visits to coffee …

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Dennis Our Doggo Of The Week

Dennis Our Doggo Of The Week Here at Route J To B we are big animal lovers! Myself and Blanaid especially love dog’s and we’ve met some extremely cute dog’s throughout our travels around Asia. We’ve found that although some dog’s are kept as pets it’s also common to see a lot of stray’s in the streets. This might sound frightening but to date we haven’t had any bad experience with unfriendly animals. We’ve decided to share some pictures and short stories of our furry little mates with you so look out for their faces which will feature on our …

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Top 10 Vegetarian Restaurants In Vietnam And Cambodia

Top 10 Vegetarian Restaurants In Vietnam And Cambodia 11 weeks ago Blanaid and I left Manchester to backpack through South East Asia. A lot has happened since then including our eating habits and lifestyle choices. One month ago whilst travelling through Vietnam we became vegetarian’s, something I never thought I’d hear myself say as I once had a weird habit of including chicken in almost every single meal I ate. Since turning veggie we’ve had to put a lot more thought into our meal planing by researching local restaurants in each place we want to visit. To make life a …

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Becoming Vegan Whilst Backpacking Asia

Becoming Vegan Whilst Backpacking Asia My relationship with food Growing up, like most of the population I was taught that having a stable and balanced diet meant including meat and dairy into my daily intake. Ignorant to the effects it was having on my body, this cultural influence naturally took its course and I chose to eat a substantial amount of meat and dairy products on a weekly basis. I drank milk with my tea and coffee and ate cheese on an occasional pizza without giving any of it a second thought. It wasn’t until I became older, around the …

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Perks Of Backpacking Through Vietnam

Perks Of Backpacking Through Vietnam Three advantages when backpacking in Vietnam compared to Thailand: 1. Your money will go a lot further in Vietnam Vietnam does work out to be cheaper than Thailand and I’m pretty sure its because Thailand is a lot more westernised and built up. Thailand thrive’s in the tourism sector and you’ll often find yourself saying; “No thank you” 155,000 times per day to people trying to sell you anything from clothing to tours and probably even their mothers if they could. Im not saying you don’t get sales people in Vietnam because you most certainly …

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