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    Taj Mahal Travel Guide – A Day in Agra

    If you come to the Taj Mahal and don’t have Aladdin “Arabian Nights” stuck in your head, I just don’t think we can be friends anymore. The Taj Mahal is one of the worlds greatest sights, made from elegant white marble, towering into the sky and all in the declaration of love. Who wouldn’t want to come to see this magnificent monument up close? A Small History The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and with more reasons than just its jaw-dropping beauty. This monument was created by a husband’s undying love for his wife, a love that he wanted to make eternal. The Mughal Emperor…

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    What I wish I packed for Thailand

    Firstly can I just say how proud of myself  I am for packing lightly! I believe it is a rare talent for a the average female to pack carry on luggage for a couple weeks worth of travel. But in being so proud of packing nothing, I forgot to pack all the useful things I actually needed. Doh! So just for you, I have created a list of things that might come in handy for your next trip to Thailand, or Asia. What not to Forget: Sunscreen I know this sounds basic, but I am not joking. If you have forgotten it, they charge double what they do in Australia.…

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    Patong Party Paradise

    We landed in Phuket, our first stop on our round the world adventure, and were greeted with a heat wave. I forgot what it was like to be in weather over 4 degrees, take me back to the snowy mountains of Japan! Our Thailand adventure started in Patong, the most famous party town in Thailand. The streets are lined with hundreds of massage shops, with the girls of all shapes and sizes trying to lure you in for massage, nails and more I am sure. The lingering smells of spicy street foods, and sweet mangoes hit your nostrils and beg for you to taste. And of course you can’t escape…

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    A Taste of Krabi

    Krabi didn’t turn out as expected, however they do say that everything happens for a reason and that was the case for our short time in Krabi. We fell in love with this little pocket of Thailand.   How to get there: We arrived via ferry from Koh Phi Phi. This took about 2 hours, and cost us 300 baht total for two people. However the good thing to know when arrive at the ferry terminal is which taxi company to go with. DO NOT, go with the taxi company inside, they will try but they are 400 baht, outside on one of the shared shuttle services we only paid…