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Kuching Sarawak, Reasons to Visit Kuching Now!

You’ve probably heard of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, but have you heard of Kuching, its capital, which is also known as Cat City?  Kuching Sarawak is one of our favourite destinations in the world, find out why in our post. The word Kuching actually means “cat” and cat-related landmarks abound. That has to …

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Travel With Kids. 10 Things Kids Hate About Travel

My kids are big now. Bigger than me. Young people with minds and opinions of their own. I think it’s time to ask them, honestly, what they hated about travel and travelling for 6 full years as a digital nomad family. There must be something, surely? All those long hours on planes, vomit-inducing bus rides, …

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Places To Visit in Queensland

Queensland Australia in a vast state to the northeast of Australia. It has mile after mile of beaches, surf, perfect island destinations, coral reefs, heritage rainforests, wildlife and a diverse array of lesser-known attractions. We give you our Queensland Australia bucket list, stuffed full of places to visit in Queensland. These towns and destinations are …

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Homeschooling Science – Easy Homeschool Science Ideas in Your Kitchen

Most of us have a kitchen of some sort, right? Well, you can use your kitchen to teach your kids science every day. I don’t mean lecturing them, making notes and doing experiments that have to be written up. Just talk to them, constantly, about what is going on right in front of them, all …

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Staying in an Iban Longhouse in Sarawak

The Iban tribe of Borneo are unique and special people. These are the former head hunters of Borneo but headhunting days are now long gone. More or less. Some groups of Iban still live traditionally in communal longhouses where dozens of families share a large covered communal area. These traditional longhouses are in remote areas, …

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Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty and Hardships – How Hard Can it Be?

We got back from Everest yesterday. It’s been an amazing 3 weeks, ( yes, 21 days, not 14) and it’s been tough, so, a few things you need to know about difficulty levels on the Everest Base Camp Trek ( EBC) both for your entertainment and general information, and to help you decide if this …

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Travel Essentials (Things I Never Travel Without)

It’s been 8 years on the road now, what are our travel essentials and what should we have left at home? Travel Essentials are the things we all need to pack every time, for every type of destination or travel style. They are also the essential items required in particular instances and for particular activities …

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