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The Scams in Bali Continue

A while back we wrote a post about various scams to look out for when visiting the island of Bali (Read: 6 Common Scams to Avoid in Bali).  Since then, a couple of videos have surfaced on YouTube showing two such scams in action. The first video shows a man pulled over by police for […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda…Worth Every US Dollar! ~ Myanmar

Before arriving in Myanmar, we knew that one of the must see sites was going to be the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.  We had heard that it was such a special and sacred place for buddhists in Myanmar, to miss it would be an atrocity. The foreigner tax to get in wasn’t bad at all, […]

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We’ve Literally Seen The World’s End! ~ Sri Lanka

Today the world was supposed to end, and here we are now surfing the web, writing blog posts, and finishing up our last little bit of online Christmas shopping.  Well, life on Earth has carried on, and we’re here to tell you that we’ve actually been to the end of the world.  We’ve seen it […]

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The Temples of Anuradhapura ~ Sri Lanka

Ok, we’ve got to start this post by being completely honest.  Until landing in Sri Lanka, we had never even heard of Anuradhapura.  Our ignorance at its highest, it wasn’t until we talked to a “travel agent” at the New York Beach Club Guesthouse in Negombo that we discovered this place was a must see […]

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Bangkok’s Chinatown – Don’t Miss It!

Bangkok’s Chinatown can easily be described as a sensory overload not worth missing, and is an absolute must experience for both old and new tourists to the Thai capital.  Packed with shops selling anything from bathtub plugs to Angry Birds backpacks, it’s gold and food that’s Chinatown’s specialty.  The streets here are jam packed with people, […]

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