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Belgrade is almost what I had ignorantly assumed the rest of Eastern Europe would be like. It’s got parts which are beautiful, but it’s noticeably less developed, less wealthy and less clean than the other places I’ve been. As I move southwards, the cities I’m visiting are progressively getting cheaper and less developed. For the […]

Vienna is Exquisite

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I’ve just arrived in Bratislava after a couple of nights in Vienna. I don’t recall if I’ve been to Vienna before or not (if I have, I was too young to take notice), but I was utterly awestruck when I first arrived. I met a Viennese guy in Prague who suggested I go. Naturally I […]

Burma Assist Christmas Cards

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I received my Burma Assist Christmas cards today and they’re great – a really nice design, with all proceeds going to a good cause. I always get slightly skeptical of huge charities that turnover millions of pounds per year – how much of the money actually goes to helping people? Burma Assist is a small […]

Dive In!

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I’ve compiled a video of some clips i took while diving in Malapascua, Philippines and Sipadan, Malaysian Borneo. There’s two versions for your viewing pleasure – a low resolution 9MB one and a better quality, high resolution 50MB one. I would normally embed the YouTube versions in this post, however, i find it slightly invasive […]

Vietnam 2.0

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It’s my second trip through Vietnam, and in some ways, this one is very different. However, in others, it’s painfully similar. Hanoi and Halong Bay We flew into Hanoi from Manila, after niftily sorting out our Visas in 24 hours (rather than the normal 3-5 days), thanks to Callum, and this site. The weather is […]