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Teaching And Blogging: The Life Of A Bleacher Revealed

Teaching And Blogging

Today’s post comes from Goats on The Road who are about to embark on exciting journey through Central Asia. We’ve been blogging and teaching now for a year and it has been an amazing journey. We’ve moulded two lifestyles into one and we call it “bleaching”. We recommend that more people become bleachers and here’s […]

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VIDEO: Thai Yellow Noodle Dumpling Soup

Thai Yellow Noodle Dumpling Soup Street Food in Chiang Mai, Thailand

On our first night back in Chiang Mai, Thailand we decided to visit Chiang Mai Gate to indulge in our of our favorite Thai street food dish (yellow noodle dumpling soup – ba mee giew nam moo). During our 8 day Visa run to George Town and our subsequent holiday where we lounged at a beachfront […]

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VIDEO: Kuan Yin Teng Temple

Visiting Kuan Yin Teng Chinese Taoist Temple in George Town, Penang

As we randomly wandered around historic George Town we spotted Kuan Yin Teng Taoist Temple and decided to check it out in this travel video from Penang, Malaysia. Known as the Temple of the Goddess of Mercy, it is the oldest (although not the most ornate) temple in all of George Town. Given its historical […]

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Comparing budget flights with Nok Air and Air Asia

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Sometimes I’ve been guilty of falling in love with a product and/or service to the point where it blinds me from trying something else. When it comes to flying around select destinations in Asia, I’ve been a huge fan of Air Asia for years. Almost exclusively I’ve flown with Air Asia – on both long […]

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VIDEO: Rickshaw ride in George Town, Malaysia

Our fun rickshaw ride city tour around George Town, Penang, Malaysia

In our most recent travel video we hop on a rickshaw and receive a guided city tour of historic George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Although we had talked about taking a rickshaw tour of the city previously, it was a spur of the moment decision when we flagged down a colourful rickshaw heading down Chulia street […]

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VIDEO: Chulia Heritage Hotel in Penang

Staying at the Chulia Heritage Hotel in George Town - Penang, Malaysia

Seeking comfort without paying a fortune, we decided to check in and stay at the Chulia Hertiage Hotel located in the heart of historic George Town on Penang Island, Malaysia. It’s incredible how much our preferences and expectations have changed in such a short period of time. Only several months ago, we were staying in […]

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VIDEO: Chinese Food at Tek Sen Restaurant in Penang

Chinese Food at Tek Sen Restaurant in Georgetown - Penang, Malaysia

To satisfy our most recent cravings, we headed over to a popular local Malaysian Chinese restaurant (Tek Sen) to sample crispy chicken saturated in plum sauce, mapo tofu, Chinese fried rice and lime juice for lunch in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Tek Sen, is a restaurant I’ve been wanting to try for several years. When […]

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VIDEO: Border Crossing from Thailand to Malaysia

Border Crossing from Thailand to Malaysia

With our Thai visas set to expire we boarded a flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (with a connecting route to Hat Yai) with Nok Air and then took a bus the rest of the way to George Town, Penang crossing from Thailand into Malaysia to obtain a new Thai visa. Our journey started out […]

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Crossing International Borders Travel Pet Peeve

Border crossing from Chile to Bolivia

With a toothy grin that extended longer than the Great Wall of China, I couldn’t help but notice the crimson stains of betel nut juice all over his mouth. This jolly rotund Myanmar Immigration Officer was laughing joyfully, telling jokes and smiling at foreigners who walked past him after officially being stamped into the country. […]

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Laying My Anxiety To Rest

Scuba diving travel photo of Charlie from Wanderlusters

Scuba diving had never been something that I found alluring. The thought of submerging myself under 18 meters of water actually made me a little uneasy. I’ve suffered from various forms of anxiety throughout my life and diving was just another activity on a list of many that I considered ‘panic inducing’. Yet there I […]

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