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Vietnam – Phở, Family and Flat Tires

Vietnam – Phở, Family and Flat Tires

I visited Vietnam for only ten short days in 2012.  I knew immediately that it wouldn’t be enough time, and that I wanted to return someday to explore it more extensively.  So when I met Bianca in Malaysia this past Spring, I was really keen to hear about her two-month journey from north to south, … Continue reading

Dubai – Stephanie

Dubai – Stephanie

Stephanie is a 29 year old English teacher from Niagara, Ontario.  She was bit by the travel bug at the age of 19, and has not been able to stay in one place for an extended time since – in the past 10 years she has visited 17 countries, including Korea, Japan, Thailand, South Africa, … Continue reading

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Malaysia

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Malaysia

I recently began a four-month tour around Southeast Asia.  I have a pretty extensive list of countries that I want to visit which never gets any smaller, but I must admit that my first stop was determined simply because it was the cheapest ticket out of Korea. Now, after spending over a month there, getting … Continue reading

Japan and England – Anna-Marie Prohaska

Japan and England – Anna-Marie Prohaska

Anna-Marie Prohaska is a 28 year-old from Toronto who completed a triple degree in History, Political Science and English at the University of Toronto while still managing to socialise within the various colleges of the St. George campus and working two part-time jobs. She has travelled to over 15 countries, including volunteering for three months … Continue reading

Mongolia – Yolyn, Yaks and Yurts

Mongolia – Yolyn, Yaks and Yurts

Last December I entered the world of Couch Surfing. Given the fact that my flat in Seoul wasn’t much larger than a closet, I couldn’t very well host, but I thought I would get my foot in the door by offering to meet up with some travellers to show them around the city that I … Continue reading

Burma – Mandalay, Monastaries and Myanmar Beer

Burma – Mandalay, Monastaries and Myanmar Beer

Andy Macpherson is a 27-year-old Scot who is currently living in Korea.  Andy studied Geography at the University of Glasgow and after graduating bought a one-way ticket to Hong Kong.  This turned into a 14 month trip through Asia, full of incredible experiences.  After returning to the UK and shaving off his dreadlocks Andy decided … Continue reading

Thailand – Emma Rose

Thailand – Emma Rose

Emma is a 23-year-old Canadian who grew up in Ottawa.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts in English and History at Trent University in Peterborough and her Bachelor of Education at Queen’s University in Kingston this past spring.  She is currently working at an international school in Bangkok, Thailand as an English and Social Studies … Continue reading