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Here you will find articles on an ambitious plan to travel from Singapore to Morocco overland, i.e. without flying.

I will use buses and trains to travel through South East Asia, China, Mongolia, Russia, and Europe.

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(Video) Flying a drone above a dried rice field near Chiang Mai Thailand

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A short video showcasing some areal footage above a dried rice field in Chiang Mai

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A week in Kuala Lumpur (KL) Malaysia, and what to see

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I have spent a week in what I believe is an underrated travel destination: Kuala Lumpur. Kulua Lumpur is a haven for culinary enthusiasts, and a cultural confluence. Most people skip through the affectionately named KL, however I believe it deserves some more attention. It has more to it than meets the eye. Read on to find out why.

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Tioman to Kuala Lumpur by Ferry and Bus

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This is a brief article describing the overland trip of ferry and bus from Tioman's Air Batang (ABC) village to Malaysia's capital; Kuala Lumpur. Read on to find out about the journey.

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Air Batang (ABC) to Paya Village, Tioman Island

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This article describes the journey of cycling between Air Batang (ABC) village and Paya Village on Tioman Island by Bicycle.

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Snorkelling around Tioman Island

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This is an article about a snorkelling trip that I did in March 2018. I had a wonderful day out on the water seeing many different species of tropical fish, and even got to see a shark! The water was crystal clear, with more than 10 meters visibility.

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Hiking between Air Batang (ABC) and Monkey Bay on Tioman Island

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Ah, such a great day! I spent my first outing on Tioman Island hiking from Air Batang to Monkey Bay, and then onwards to Salang, with two fellow travellers, one from Italy and one from France. The jungle was lush, the water was sparking, and the beaches were pristine. Truly a day to cherish. Read on to find out about the hike.

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Melaka to Tioman Island by bus and ferry

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From Melaka my next destination was to be the East Coast Island, Palau Tioman. To get to Tioman I needed to cut across the peninsular, and the best way to do that was to catch a bus to the coastal town of Mersing, and then to catch a ferry from Mersing to Tioman itself. This article describes that journey.

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Four days in Historic Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia

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I spent three days in the Historic city of Melaka, or more commonly known as Malacca. In Melaka I explored the colonial fortress, sampled the local cuisines, and wondered through the walking street markets.

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Singapore to Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia by train

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The is an account of my overland journey from Singapore to Melaka (Malacca) using local transport in March 2018. The journey starts in Singapore, crosses the famous Johor-Singapore causeway, before travelling through the Malay countryside by the old diesel powered trains. The journey took most of the day, and is far more involved than catching a private bus, but is enjoyable and comfortable.

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One week in the capitalist metropolis and garden city, Singapore

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The first stop for my grand journey: the garden city, Singapore! I stayed here for one week in the historic suburb of Chinatown. Singapore, a prosperous yet young country, played host to many important events during World World Two. It is said that Singapore is the only shopping centre to have a seat on the United Nations!

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Temples of Nihn Binh & Vietnamese New Year

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It’s Vietnamese New Year Eve and I have just checked in to my hostel after a long nine hours on the train. The town is sedate, with the local populace at home forgetting the troubles of the year past and wishing for better days in the year to come.

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Phong Nha Caves & National Park Touring

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I have spent four days visiting Phong Nha Ke Bang. So, what is so special about the area? Well, the caves for sure. But don’t overlook the breadth taking beauty of the national park and Karst geography.

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Visiting Hue Vietnam

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I have recently visited the provincial city of Hue, Vietnam. I wanted to briefly write about Hue as a travel destination as I believe that it is quite underrated. A lot of travellers that I met would spend only one or two nights in Hue, see the imperial city, then skip through. But there is quite a lot to do in Hue, and it is somewhat off the beaten track, meaning that you are not inundated with group buses loaded with selfie-stick bearing tourists.

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An Abandoned Water Park in Hue Vietnam

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Sitting in the common area of my hostel, a fellow backpacker told me of an abandoned water park on the edge of town, the provincial Vietnamese city Hue. My interest piqued. I immediately knew what I would be doing the following day and an hour later I had a scooter organised and was planning the trip.

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Candid thoughts on travelling to Nha Trang Vietnam

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Well, I have left Nha Trang. Did I like it there? Not really. I found it to be kind of like the Gold Coast, but grubbier. If that is possible. It has a certain feeling of emptiness to it. Created by an esplanade overgrown with monolithic hotels, creating long expanses of nothingness which you need to trek through for days before finding anything of interest. And not the good kind of trekking.

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Travelling Vietnam overland on trains and buses: Saigon to Hanoi

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To get started with my overland trip to Europe I came to Vietnam, to travel the length of the country before jumping over to China. This article describes some of the things I experienced travelling Vietnam by train and bus.

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The craziness of Vietnamese scooter driving

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I wanted to write about my experiences riding a scooter and to make some tips for others considering hiring scooters in Vietnam. Firstly, I have to say that riding in Vietnam isn’t for the faint of heart. It is definitely more challenging than what I have experienced in other South East countries, predominately Thailand. These are some of the differences which I noted.

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Streets of Saigon and Vietnam Celebrates the Under 23 Semifinals

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Landing in the tumultuous metropolis of Saigon was an experience to remember; bustling backstreets, roaring crowds, mouth-watering meals, and more. Read this article to find out more!

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Discovering a mans body in the streets of Chiang Mai

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I brief re­count of dis­cov­er­ing a man who had died on the streets in Chi­ang Mai, and how I han­dled the sit­u­a­tion.

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Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) in Chiang Mai

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I spent an evening watching Thai Boxing at a Chiang Mai stadium, this is what I experienced.

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Solo trekking to the Gokyo Lakes

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In October 2017 I spent 5 weeks trekking through the Mt. Everest region with the final destination of the Emerald Gokyo lakes. These are some of the things that I experienced.

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Travelling in Thailand; Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Yao Noi, and Ao Nang

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To close 2017 and celebrate the arrival of 2018, Julie and I decided to visit wonderful Thailand. Over the course of two weeks we visited Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Yao Noi, and Ao Nang.

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Here you will find articles on an ambitious plan to travel from Singapore to Morocco overland, i.e. without flying.

I will use buses and trains to travel through South East Asia, China, Mongolia, Russia, and Europe.

Read about The Plan So Far.