backpackerlee

Join me on my travels around the world

When Nature Calls

The Merlion may be a myth, and the tiger may be extinct, but Singapore has a surprisingly vast array of wildlife on the island – including a few surprise visitors!

October 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dead elephants at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Who would have thought a dying elephant with a bone tied to its tail could inspire the construction of Chiang Mai’s best and popular temple?!

October 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bunaken: The Dive of my Life!

The site of my first ever underwater adventure was at Bunaken in Indonesia, and what a great place to finally get my flippers wet!

October 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

A New Egyptian Plague?

Forget the biblical locusts, Cairo’s Human population has trebled since the 1970s and there is expected to be over 40m living here by 2050.

October 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Window or Aisle?

You’ve got that holiday planned, the flights booked, and the backpack packed. But now the big decision needs to be made: window seat or aisle seat?!

October 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Perched up high in the Blue Mountains

I didn’t stay Down Under for too long this time but one of the things I really wanted to experience was a trip to the Blue Mountains.

October 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Burmese Foodporn

With Myanmar recently opening itself up to tourism, more people are now becoming familiar with the food and drink of the country.

October 20, 2014 · 4 Comments
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