Bolivian Cholitas and The Secret of the Bowler Hats

Since its invention in 1849 in London, many famous people have been sporting bowler hats. You may recall the likes of Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy and even Mr.Potato head from Toy Story 2 wearing these types of hats. However, none of them...

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Backpacking Scams: The distract & Grab in Ecuador

There I sat in Quito, Ecuador with an egg McMuffin in one hand and a cup of tea in the other. Needless to say I was a happy girl. We were 2 weeks out from the end of our 7-month backpacking trip in South America. Having explored the beauty of Machu Picchu and the...

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Finding an Apartment In Chiang Mai

When we arrived in Thailand back on March 2nd we already had our destination pre-planned. Chiang Mai was in our sights once again as a base for a few months to relax after our 7-month trip around South America last year. This city has definitely captured our attention...

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5 Thai dishes you’ve got to try

It’s no secret that both Florence and I absolutely love Thai food. Renowned all over the world, Thai cuisine is famous for it’s mouth watering spiciness, variety of ingredients and gentle medicinal properties. We don’t particularly care about any associated medicinal...

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Photo Roulette Round #102: Landscapes

We were delighted to be announced as winners of round #101 in the photo roulette competition by Adam and Hannah from StreetFoodWorldTour.com. The theme was "Epic" and here's our winning photo: As a result of winning the previous round, it's now our duty to host round...

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Top 7 reasons to live in Thailand

There’s something about Thailand that just keeps calling us back. Our original plan for this year was to travel through Europe taking in some of the countries that we haven’t been to before and finish the year off with a 6 month stint in the U.S. that would consist of...

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How to apply a poker mindset to your business

Back in 2005 I went to Las Vegas for a 10 day solo poker trip that would see me return home with a massive desire to travel the world and a bank account that was down €4,500. I viewed the price of this trip as an “education” that would someday hopefully stand to me....

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Horse Racing Around the World for Every Occasion

Most people see horse racing as an elite sport, something that is only attended by the wealthy and astute upper class. A day out to drink champagne, mingle and make even more money on the horses. While there are many luxurious horse races around the world, there are...

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