Backpacking

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Coping with returning home. An interview with Anxious adventurer

Returning home after a big trip is always hard. Last time was aweful. Yes I have great friends and family to come back to, but the big change is always hard to adjust to. With this in mind I decided to ask a fellow traveller how she coped with returning home and see if she could give […]

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Thank you!

Wow. Where has six months gone!? It has been a whole six months since I launched Sallyaroundtheworld.com. A huge Thank You to everyone who has supported, commented and shared my site and social media posts! I truly am loving working on my site and documenting my travel (mis)adventures and hopefully passing some tips on to […]

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Tips for travelling South East Asia

South East Asia is definitely one of the most popular first time backpacking destinations. But there is no perfect way to backpack around it, but rather a long way to discovering how you like to travel. If I was given the chance to go back in time,here are a few things I would tell backpacking Sally before she went off on her […]

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I survived Songkran. Just!

Travelling is as much about the people you meet as it is about the places you go. So when one of my best travelling buddies from last year, Tim declared he would be in Thailand at the same time as me and we should meet in Chiang Mai for Songkran, I jumped at the chance ! […]

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Cool hostel review – Pink Manila Hostel

As most people who have travelled know, it is not always where you are but who you are with. This is so true when it comes to hostels. You can be in the best hostel in the world, with amazing facilities, but if you are on your own or with a bunch oh D bags […]

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How to survive the Full Moon Party and do it cheaply

I may not be 22 any more, but at the grand age of *cough, cough* 31, I survived my second Full Moon Party in Koh Phagnan. 5 days of all night beach, jungle and pool parties! Not only did I come through this event having had an epic time, I had no injuries, I lost […]

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The Ghost Tower and other crazy things to see in Bangkok

After nearly a month of living in Bangkok and this being my 8th time here, I have done most of the normal touristy things. I decided that this time, I needed something a bit stranger. Well here you go. Four strange things Bangkok has to offer. Bangkok’s abandoned Skyscrapper – The Sathorn Unique Building During the 1990s Thailand’s […]

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How to spot an English backpacker in South East Asia

There is no denying that each country has it’s stereotypes of how people from that nation look and act. I am getting pretty good at guessing where people are from by their accents and mannerisms. I am English, no one can ever mistake that! My pale skin, the way I dress, my stupidly strong Essex […]

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Backpackers guide to Koh Tao

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I LOVE Koh Tao. It is the perfect go to Beach from Bangkok and a lot of Backpacker’s first taste of Thailand’s Island life. I have spent a lot of time on Koh Tao and can never get enough of its laid back vibe! It is so easy to get to […]

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A backpacker party girl’s guide to Bangkok

It is no secret that I love a good party. I love to drink, dance and be merry like the best of them.  When I was at University we once  had 3 weeks where we went out every single night. We survived on very little sleep and the nightlife was so cheap. It was also […]

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