Category: Travel

Tips for finding cheap flights

Flights are usually one of the biggest expenses of a vacation and any money you can save on your flights, you can put to staying in a better hotel or for extra spending money.  Here are some tips which can help you to find a...

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How to Keep Holiday Expenses Down

A holiday is something many of us dream of doing and there is no doubt that many of us deserve a break after grueling hours of work. But contrary to what many people think, a vacation may just be within reach and within the...

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My new Nokia E63

My laptop has been giving me trouble these days and while the hardware is fine, Windows is giving the bluescreen of death every second day. It get’s pretty annoying. I think I will buy a new Netbook soon, so instead of a...

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Finding a place to settle

I started traveling at the start of 2007, partly I just wanted to travel and partly looking for a place to settle down more permanently. I finally decided that I was going to try and settle in Indonesia and have begun learning...

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Renting is cheap in Indonesia

I am planning to stop traveling for a little while. I have been going since September this year, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. I am planning to stay in Medan in Sumatra for a while and spend some time...

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My new home, maybe

I just came back from spending about a month in the Philippines. I had some good friends from the Philippines while I was living in China last year, until the government kicked most of them out right before the Beijing Olympics....

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So-long Beijing

It has been nearly a month since I posted my last entry to this blog, which is probably the longest break I have had from writing here. I suppose I felt like I needed to take a break from blogging after the Olympics. I am...

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Success in small steps

I have been battling away now on my Beijing blog for nearly a year now and it is just over a month until the the games start in August. The Wall Street Journal linked to the blog today and Problogger published an article I wrote...

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My China visa woes

I have been in China for a few months now and since I last posted about getting a visa to stay here for the Olympics, I still haven’t gotten it yet. Worst still the agent has my passport and my previous visa has long...

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Fun and games in China

I was surprised last year when I came to China how easy it had become to rent an apartment and live in the country (aside from the crowds and the pollution). With the run up to the Olympics, China has become more like it was ten...

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