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Author Archives: livingonbeans

‘Fin’tastic Philippines

As we’re having such a good time we realised we may not get all of these blogs finished before we return home in July, so for now here are some photos of our time in the Philippines. We’ll update with funny stories when we get chance! Panglao – Bohol Flying over some of the 7,107 … Continue reading »

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Whoopa Gangnam Style!

Seoul With bellies full of Kobe beef and red vino, it was time to bid farewell to our Barnsley buddies and set off yet again as a twosome. It seemed a bit weird for a while not turning around to make sure we hadn’t lost the gang, what didn’t feel weird was the shear relief … Continue reading »

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Kirin Ichiban – Japan

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All aboard the sushi train

In Japan the food options are endless, try ordering noodles from a vending machine, picking sushi from a conveyor belt or even ordering crazy Japanese food from a waitress dressed as a maid. Below are some of the best food items that we tasted during our trip to Japan. Tempura The Japanese version of fish … Continue reading »

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Nikkoji Beer – Japan

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Konnichiwa Japan and arigato gozaimasu

Tokyo So, two of us arrived from Malaysia, the other two from Barnsley. United we all were, tired and weary in a strange land of short legs, black hair, slanted eyes, funny writing and a very weird mother tongue. All was not lost, Boothy had packed his trusty well worn Japanese phase book albeit it … Continue reading »

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Asahi Super Dry – Japan

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Yebisu Black Beer – Japan

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Keeping up with the Omars – Our Brunei budget

Arriving in a country built on oil and home to a crazy rich sultan who had his pants pulled down for the worlds most expensive haircut at 24,000 usd we weren’t sure how far our pennies would go, however once in Brunei you realise not everyone is profiting from the land and there are still … Continue reading »

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A swift stopover to see the Sultan – Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan Having booked our shuttle bus to Brunei through the youth hostel the day before, we thought we were in for the usual terrifying and uncomfortable bone shaking 4 hour ride to our next destination. When the door bell rang 5 minutes early and a sweet smiling suited and booted chauffeur greeted us … Continue reading »

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