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Travel

‘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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Travel Blogs

Not bothered about what’s making us fat, what we’ve been supping or how much we’ve spent, and just want to look at our travel photos and read our stories? Check out the posts below:

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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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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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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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Borneo to be wild

Semmengoh Nature Reserve After a swift flight change at Kuala Lumpur we boarded yet another ‘winged friend’ and touched down in the early moonlight hours at Kuching, the other side of Malaysia. Basically, to all you kids that nodded off during geography, we were extremely excited to have arrived in Malaysian Borneo. Not ones to … Continue reading »

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Diving feet first into Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur We arrived this time at the Kathmandu International airport, a whole world away from the domestic shed next door. Thinking it would be a low key affair flying out of Kathmandu, we couldn’t believe our eyes when we walked up to the big bird sat on the runway, it was massive and there … Continue reading »

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Namaste Nepal – To the top of the world and back

Lumbini Departing India was not quite as comfortable as our Spice Jet arrival. It involved a fair few gut wrenching bus rides, a cycle rickshaw (each) across the border at Sunauli, a slightly adventurous jeep ‘ride’ (if you can call it a ride), before another very sweaty overly populated bus took us to our destination for … Continue reading »

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Losing my religion – An end of an India

Amritsar It was inevitable that the world famous Delhi belly would come and get us, and that it certainly did. With Danny suffering badly and first hand experiences of his previous small accidents keeping her awake at night, ‘Claire Bear Gryll’s’ had no choice but to put into practice studied survival tactics. ‘Borrowing’ a towel … Continue reading »

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Camel Toe, Tigers, Taj & Turbans

Jaisalmer Always a step ahead of the rip off merchants, our jeep was awaiting us 5am as promised outside the train station. Off we scuttled into the back of the jeep thankful for the additional leg room it provided comparable to a tuktuk. The sky was clear, the air had a slight chill, and so … Continue reading »

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