RTW

a trip by Manxie Living the Dream
From: September 6th 2012
Until: ongoing

Trip to explore as many corners of the globe as possible before the money runs out
Trip Length: 20 months
Blog Entries: 53
Photos: 1948
Words: 98001

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
September 7th 2012 Pre Trip Post Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater Manchester » Manchester
September 8th 2012 Hello Hong Kong, first few days on the road !! Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island » Wan Chai
September 12th 2012 Lantau, Victoria Peak and 10,000 Buddha's, yes there is that many !! Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island » The Peak
September 17th 2012 I'm a Legal Alien, I'm a Manxman in China !!! Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin » Daxu
September 22nd 2012 Guilin's Parks and Xi'an's Terracotta Army Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
September 26th 2012 Cycling Xi'an City Wall, Big Wild Goose, Shaanxi's History and the dreaded Night Train !! Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
September 30th 2012 Shanghai - Skyscrapers, Skyline, Scams and Snakes Asia » China » Shanghai » Huangpu
October 7th 2012 Beijing's Olympians and my Olympic effort up Mutianyu's great wall !! Asia » China » Beijing » Mutianyu
October 8th 2012 Beijing Part 2: The Not so Forbidden City, Summer Palace and tasty Night Market !! Asia » China » Beijing » Xuanwu District
October 14th 2012 Relaxing in Busan after hectic Beijing !! Asia » South Korea » Busan » Haeundae-gu
October 15th 2012 Stunning Gyeongju and searching for enlightenment !! Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju » Golgulsa Temple
October 24th 2012 Daegu's National Sports Week and Andong/Hahoe Folkin Folk Village !! Asia » South Korea » Daegu » Jung-gu
October 28th 2012 On the hunt for the North Korean's !! (and Suwon) Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Hongik
October 29th 2012 Seoul's Palaces, Museums and Sporting Venue's. Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Hongik
November 3rd 2012 Slow start but the Philippines are coming to life !! Asia » Philippines » Ifugao » Banaue
November 12th 2012 Bohol and Northern Luzon - World's smallest monkey, largest captive snake and 1400+ chocolate mountains !! Asia » Philippines » Bohol » Tagbilaran
November 27th 2012 Finding Nemo and the search for Turtles !! Asia » Philippines » Bohol » Panglao
December 10th 2012 Island hopping, diving, kayaking. El Nido is Palawan's jewel !! Asia » Philippines » Palawan » El Nido
December 16th 2012 Typhoon Bopha, Pac Man, Coron and the end of the Philippines !! Asia » Philippines » Palawan » Coron
January 2nd 2013 Messy Bangkok, Muay Thai and the Race of Champions !! Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok
January 5th 2013 Week long passage from Bangkok to Chiang Mai via Ayuttaya, LopBuri, Phitsanulok and Sukhothai Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai » San Kamphaeng
January 7th 2013 Christmas in Chiang Mai !! Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai » San Kamphaeng
January 17th 2013 A nice retreat to Pai before NYE in Chiang Mai !! Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Pai
January 17th 2013 The slowest of slow boats into Laos and Unesco's Luang Prabang !! Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang
January 19th 2013 Tubey Dubey Do Whop, Vang Vieng and Vientiane Asia » Laos » West » Vang Vieng
January 24th 2013 The longest journey of my life but rewarded by buzzing Hanoi !! Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi » Thuy An
January 26th 2013 The Stunning Ha Long Bay - Shame it was Grey !! Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay
February 8th 2013 Imperial Hue, Cute Hoi An, diving Nha Trang and 2 more night buses !! Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué
February 14th 2013 Petis Paris and the Windy City !! Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Binh Thuan » Mui Ne
February 15th 2013 Celebrating Lunar New Year amongst Saigon's rich History !! Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1
February 20th 2013 Final few days in Vietnam and a run in with the Cambodian Police !! Asia » Cambodia » South » Sihanoukville
March 1st 2013 Pol Pot - "Better to kill an innocent by mistake, than spare an enemy by mistake" Phnom Penh and the Khmer Rouge Genocide Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh
March 5th 2013 The Cambodian Wild East, Dolphin Spotting, Waterfalls, 1 nearly 2 RTC's. It had it all !! Asia » Cambodia » East » Kratié
March 7th 2013 6 Month Thoughts and Figures !! Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap » Knar
March 15th 2013 Moving north, being the only white tourist in the town and making it to Siem Reap Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap » Knar
March 25th 2013 Angkor Wat !! Ending my Cambodian trip in Siem Reap with a side trip to Preah Vihear temple thrown in for good measure !! Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap » Knar
March 26th 2013 Future Music Festival Asia, dancing Gangnam Style, Kuala Lumpur's towers and the quaint Melaka !!! Asia » Malaysia » Wilayah Persekutuan » Kuala Lumpur
March 27th 2013 Weekend at the Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix - Sepang International Circuit, KL Asia » Malaysia » Selangor » Sepang
April 13th 2013 Being a Holiday Tourist in Singapore !! Asia » Singapore
April 13th 2013 A quick pit stop in Bangkok before revisiting Cambodia and a few days relaxing at the beach, much needed !! Asia » Cambodia » West » Kaôh Rong
May 13th 2013 Once again alone in Mumbai and another long sleeper train, this time to Delhi !! (Short post) Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai
May 13th 2013 Bomb Blast in Bangalore, Royal Challengers and returning to the Chennai Super Kings Asia » India » Karnataka » Bangalore
May 13th 2013 Getting ill in Bangkok and the beginning of my Indian IPL adventure !! Asia » India » Tamil Nadu » Chennai
May 13th 2013 26 hours on a sleeper, meeting up with my Dad, countless security searches and it being a Dry day when a session was needed !! Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai
May 23rd 2013 The Magnificent Taj Mahal and Agra Fort (need i say more!!) Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra
June 5th 2013 Leaving India, actually seeing some of Bangkok and returning to Siem Reap for a respite from travelling !! Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap
June 21st 2013 Country number 12, Indonesia, come on down !!! Asia » Indonesia » Java » Bandung
June 21st 2013 Early mornings, climbing up mountains, falling down mountains, being let loose on the scooter and temple spotting. Yogyakarta is a hub of Culture !! Asia » Indonesia » Java » Yogyakarta
June 21st 2013 Being photographed more than Mount Bromo itself by locals and the magnificent Kawah Ijen, home to surely one of the toughest jobs on Earth !! Asia » Indonesia » Java » Mount Bromo
June 22nd 2013 The day after the night before, overnighting in Bali airport followed by 5 days on the tropical island of Gili Trawangan !! Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gilli Trawangan
July 11th 2013 Casual Island hopping in Indonesia. Nusa Lembongan and Bali Asia » Indonesia » Bali
July 18th 2013 Finishing Part 1 of my trip. Bye Bye to Asia after a fantastic 10 months !! Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Kota Kinabalu
September 3rd 2013 A year today i left home, here is a short review on what has happened !! Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne
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