Back to the future

Tomorrow it will be a case of Good Morning Vietnam as I board a bus from here in Phnom Penh to the city of Saigon. I leave Cambodia with mixed feelings about the place. It is pretty much as I expected it to be with the associated highs and lows …

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Gooooood Mooorrrrrnnnning Cambodia

WARNING – Long post! Ok so I am not in Vietnam yet but I find myself in the Cambodian gold rush town of Siem Reap, famous for being the lungs of the nearby 7th wonder of the World. I am staying in a charming French colonial guesthouse overlooking a rather …

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Some things never change

I know people enjoy reading posts that involve an element of whinging so here is the first one for starters…. It’s been a couple of years since I have been to Bali for any real period of time and the island has barely crept forward in terms of online access. …

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Same same but different

So by some popular demand I am back blogging again after a few months layoff. So since you last saw me I have basically been living back in the UK with some frequent trips across the English channel. I am writing this from my favourite island of Bali. I am …

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Having something to get out of bed for

As I have mentioned many times you need to be pretty motivated to be a working nomad and to make websites for yourself. Some days over the last three years I have actually wondered why I bothered to get up (especially when I have wifi access from my bed). However …

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Google, the Big Sur and the hitchiker

So I left San Francisco today after a memorable three day visit. Certainly a cool place, quite literally at night! So I headed out in my Korean hire car along US 101 through Silicon Valley and decided to pull off the freeway and visit my old friend Google. It took …

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Getting my kicks on Route 66

They let me in! In fact despite what was said by the air stewards on Qantas it was painless and straight forward to get through US immigration and customs. Qantas by the way continues to slide down my league table of favourite airlines. Their planes inside are now as tired …

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Bob Geldof’s worst nightmare

Tomorrow will be the longest Monday imaginable for me and a day I’ll probably never forget. The day will start at 3.30 am when my taxi picks me up for the ride to Sydney airport. I then fly back to Auckland and have a 5 hour wait at the airport …

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Homeless again

I am waiting for my taxi now to take me to the airport and spending my last few hours at Ardmore Road in quiet reflection. I have had a lot of fun here and have met some quality people. Sadly a lot of those people have moved on as I …

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