Lessons learned from travelling Part One

'TRAVEL... It leaves you speechless and then turns you into a STORYTELLER'. I have a lot of stories too tell, ...

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Officially my favorite place in the world... So far! Koh Rong, Cambodia

Just the right blend of backpackerness and untouched beauty! I could have stayed here forever! Koh Rong, Cambodia The photos in this ...

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REVIEW - Cool Hostels - Ostello Bello Grande Milan, Italy

    So you may have noticed for my social media that I have been enjoying the amazing food in Italy. I ...

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Milan - Not as expensive as you think

What it lacks in historical sites and beautiful surroundings such as those in Rome and Venice, Milan makes up for with it's ...

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Top Instagramers that Inspire my Wanderlust Daydreaming

Staring out of my office window onto a building site does not really inspire much travel wanderlust. Just looking at ...

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Venice on a Budget

Venice is remarkably cheap for sightseeing. Its canals, bridges, architecture and lanes, can be explored and admired totally free. And ...

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What not to do in Thailand - Customs and beliefs to respect

While there are many customs in Thailand, most Thai people are used to tourist and can be very tolerant of ...

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Travel bloggers Tips for beating the travel blues

So I have been home in the UK for two months. It is not that bad.  I have caught up ...

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8 ways to beat the post travel blues

People probably won’t have much sympathy for you when you tell them you’re suffering from a serious case of travelling blues after your amazing long trip, ...

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Boracay on a budget – Maximum fun in paradise for minimum spend

Lots of people told me not to go to Boracay as a backpacker. They told me it was expensive, crowded and touristy and I would not like it. Well all I have to say is they were wrong. I LOVE Boracay! Love it, love it, LOVE it! It is perfect… They told me it was […]

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The Liebster Award

A huge thank you to Anna from Global Gallivanting for nominating me for the Liebster award! What is the Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is an award given to and nominated by bloggers to discover and enjoy new blogs. I am honored to be nominated and given the chance to nominate others as there are so many […]

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20 things backpacking has taught me

Travelling has taught me so much. I strongly believe it is the best education you can get. I know I still have so much to discover, but here are some lessons that I had to learn the hard way. Some of them I already knew, some are obvious, some  silly, some  serious and some are embarrassing. […]

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Budget backpacking. How much does a month in Thailand cost?

The hub of the backpacking world, Thailand is often the first stop for first time travelers and it’s a great way to break yourself in to life on the road. However, Thailand  is not as cheap as the rumours may suggest, it can be a bit of a tourist trap. Do not panic though, if you are […]

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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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A Party weekend in Budapest.

‘Good friends talk about their sex lives, best friends talk about poo!’ So when my friend, Stacy announced she was getting married, there was only thing for it… A ‘stag do’. Yes boys usually have stag dos or bachelor parties and girls have hen dos, but we are not exactly the pink sash wearing, willy straw […]

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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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Villa Cha Cha. A touch of luxury on Khao San road

Going home is always the worst bit of traveling. Yes I was looking forward to seeing everybody but after a hard two weeks of moving around Thailand and some epic parties, a 24 hour trip back to the UK was not filling my with excitement! I decided to spend my last two days in my […]

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5 reasons to visit Chiang Mai

It is not secret that I am not a fan of cities. A month in Bangkok wore me out and then straight to Koh Phangan for a week of partying. The thought of another week of partying for Songkran was starting to make me want to crawl into a hole! But I was heading to […]

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