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Sustainable Travel in Chi Phat, Cambodia

Have you heard of Chi Phat? Probably not! Most people go to Cambodia for the temples of Angkor Wat. Maybe they detour to Phnom Penh and learn the devastating history of this tiny ...
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9 Food Tours to Tempt your Taste Buds

9 Food Tours to Tempt your Taste Buds

Food Tours are a great way to see a city and find the best local eats. My advice... book one for your first day in a new city and you'll be all set ...
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Dragon Legend Cruise review Halong Bay

Review: Dragon Legend Cruise Halong Bay

The Halong Bay Alernative - Bai Tu Long Bay Halong Bay often tops traveller’s bucket lists. The downside… 1000s of tourists visiting the same packed caves and lookouts. Thankfully there is an alternative! ...
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Where to go in 2017

Expat Getaways in 2017

Welcome to 2017! In case you missed last weeks post 2016 was amazing! I’m now in full planning mode for the next twelve months. Of course you’ve got to leave a few ...
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What Instagram Didn’t Show You 2016

In case you missed it 2016 has been a pretty epic year for Expat Getaways. Check out our Top 10 of 2016! But life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows especially when travelling ...
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Expat Getaways Top 10 destinations of 2016

Top 10 of 2016

As we move into December you start to reflect on the year that was. Looking back I can confidently say it was nothing short of EPIC! Especially coming off the back of a ...
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