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48 Hours Layover Bangkok

48 Hours in Bangkok

Bangkok is a popular stopover for many tourists visiting Thailand and is the gateway to South East Asia. In fact, it was the first place I ever travelled to as a naïve teenager fresh out of high school! It can be overwhelming for the first time traveller and many leave remembering only the heat, chaotic traffic and questionable smells as…

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3 Nights in Guangxi, China

3 Nights in Guangxi Province, China

When I think of China I think of big cities, pollution and chaos. The Guangxi province was the complete antidote to all that. Stunning rivers running through limestone karsts, rice-terraced mountains shrouded in mist and a lively city scene.   Our Itinerary Day 1: Arrive Guilin, transfer to Yangshuo, Impressions of Light Show Day 2: Explore the countryside by bike…

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Dubai is an international layover hub. Make the most of your stopover by getting out of the airport to explore. With two days you can sample the local culture and shop til you drop.

48 Hours in Dubai

  Dubai is perfect layover destination and with one of the world’s busiest airports it’s no surprise that many travellers find themselves spending some time in this incredible city. We spent 48 hours in Dubai discovering everything it has to offer. With only two days to spend I put together my must see/do list and came up with the following:…

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Hong Kong is the gateway to Asia where east meets west. In a 48 hour layover you can see the big sights and start to get a feel for what makes this city tick.

48 Hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the gateway to Asia and buzzes with a vibrant culture of east meets west, old and new. As an expat living here it is easy to get caught up in the daily grind, but with a friend visiting soon I set out to rediscover what makes this city tick.   Here are all the must see places…

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Welcome to Expat Getaways

Welcome to Expat Getaways   I’m Jess and together with my husband Andrew we’ll be sharing our latest trips and travel advice! Head over to About Us to read more.   What is it? Expat Getaways is a travel blog full of itineraries for trips that we have taken from our base here in Hong Kong and travel hacks to make…

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