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Jan 21 2013

Toothache Whilst Travelling – What Do You Do?

Thankfully, I have never had toothache whilst travelling and had never really given it much thought.  That was until I suffered with toothache over the holidays (Christmas and New Year). Oral analgesia (painkillers) didn’t seem to ease the pain so I went to my local pharmacy, which was open, and asked if there was anything …

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Jan 07 2013

Should You Do A TEFL Course?

As I was standing alone at the front of a classroom with about 20 six year old Nepali children staring back at me with quizzical looks on their faces, I wished I had done a TEFL (Teaching English As A Foreign Language) course before I left for my travels.  I had thought about it but …

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Jan 02 2013

An Unexpected Side Effect Of Extended Travel

A neighbour’s daughter recently returned from 4 months travelling around Asia and she reminded me of something that I found difficult when I returned after a year of travelling around the world: an unexpected side effect. I had heard of reverse culture shock or re-entry shock, whatever you want to call it.  It’s basically when …

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Dec 24 2012

My Reasons For Wanting A Travel Blog

In a previous post, I mentioned some things I would do differently with the value of hindsight and one of these was blogging. I did think about starting a blog before I left for my travels and, knowing what I know now, it would have been really useful for me to do so but I …

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Dec 19 2012

Get Extra Cash By Renting Out A Room But Are You Covered?

The idea of renting out a room to bring in some extra cash for travelling is really appealing and something that I am considering at the moment.  How exactly I do that is up for debate at the moment because there are a few options: rent a room to a language student, get a long-term …

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Nov 30 2012

Travel Insurance: Are You Covered?

No matter how well you prepare, things don’t always go to plan and unexpected things happen when you travel independently.  That is all part of the experience and you deal with these things as and when they arise.  One thing that can help is having travel insurance.  I’m not talking about any travel insurance policy …

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