#6 Viva Las Vegas

My travel posts have somewhat been abandoned for the past few months. However I’m now back with a vengeance and onto number 6 of my top 10 travel experiences.

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I find it really difficult to sum up what I think of Las Vegas because it’s so darn weird! I think I liked it. I certainly enjoyed the 5 days I spent there and would absolutely go back again. Never have I visited a place that hot before. I can see why the place is crawling with outdoor air-conditioned escalators. When you step out of your hotel, the temperature of this place hits you so powerfully. It’s the same feeling you get when walking into a very hot sauna for the first time.

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#4 three very lazy weeks in Port Barton

Electricity for six hours a day, no ATMs, no hospitals and very very limited internet. I can comfortably say that Port Barton of Palawan in the Philippines is one of the most remote places I have visited.

However what Port Barton lacks in facilities and technology, it certainly makes up for with its location and beautifully remote beaches.

Quite often missed by tourists who usually head straight up to El Nido, Port Barton remains fairly tourist free. Although this means it lacks certain desired requirements such as an ATM, it remains peaceful and serene, making it the perfect place to relax, sunbath and read plenty of books. I have never read so many books in such a short amount of time!

Beach on our doorstep

Beach on our doorstep

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#2 twenty-four hours in Macau

#2 of my best travel experiences over the last year has got to be Macau.  Often described as Asia’s ‘Las Vegas’ it is definitely a must place to visit if you are in Hong Kong.

Now part of China, Macau was a Portuguese colony up until 1999. There are many Portuguese influences noticeable today especially in their food and architecture.

the gang exploring Macau

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#1 Mochan’s wish club

10 best experiences of 2013/14 travel

In this series I want to share with you my top 10 travel experiences of last year.  I will be writing about them in no particular order, just however they decide to pop into my head.

My first one of the series is dedicated to Japan.  I have to write about Japan first.  It is such a beautiful place.

a beautiful sunny day with Mount Fuji in the background

a lovely sunny day with Mount Fuji in the background

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