April 25, 2018

Making my way to Mui Ne by bus is an adventure in itself. Standing on the busy street of Ho Chi Minh, a man on a motorbike turned up to take me to the bus. Bare in mind that this bike was carrying me, my taxi man, and my backpack and camera backpack. To put it lightly,...

April 16, 2018

Arriving in Ho Chi Minh was an assault on the senses. The bright neon lights, the constant buzz of engines from the millions of motorcycles and the spicy scent of Vietnamese Street eats. I wasn’t immediately smitten.  It took a few more days, tasting the celebrated str...

April 11, 2018

I wasn’t sure what to expect about Cambodia when I arrived in this complex and also simple place. An unfamiliar language, complicated history and seemingly veiled cultural customs I was a little apprehensive and a little disconnected. I didn’t feel grounded here. Howev...

March 28, 2018

“Siem Reap is basically a well established stopping base for Angkor Wat”.  

Well at least this is what I was told by all the travelling nomads out there, but there is more to Siem Reap than at first glance.
So yes, the integrity of its cultural heritage has been swayed...

March 26, 2018

Arriving at Angkor Wat for sunrise was a little more complex than we had hoped for.  We had overslept and were running drastically late.  It was 5.15AM and while we were awake at 4.30AM in preparation for the day, we had not anticipated the lengthy ticket queues at the...

March 18, 2018

 “Sanuk” is a Thai word meaning "to have a good time, fun, derive pleasure and joy from something."

Thailand is a time honoured favourite of backpackers travelling through South East Asia. It's warm climate, spiritual philosophy and exuberante nightlife has always been...

February 19, 2018

Great Britain is a popular destination in the world, and it is easy to understand why. It has a long and dramatic history, while also being ground zero for some of the greatest artists of all time and home to an eccentric and lovable royal family. London-town is the ch...

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My name is Kate McInerny. I am a 30 something years old. I am from Australia and I picked up the travel bug when I was 14 years old.  I love to travel, because it reminds me of how diverse the world is. I love having the opportunity to immerse myself in cultures that are so different from my own.  Being able to witness how 'normal' is so different depending on geography.

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