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The remaining days . . .

I was going back to Cambodia to spend my last 3 days of vacation in Siem Reap before I head back to Singapore. I suddenly got a message from my Vietnamese friend telling me that the guys from Gibraltar that we met in Singapore are coming to Vietnam and that we should have dinner together.…

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A Wistful Night

It is too early to sleep so I decided to go to the coffee shop nearby my hostel to relax and to also catch up on my blog. I was watching youtube videos and exchanging messages with my friends as well. I then realized that I’ll have to leave Vietnam soon. I’ll have to go…

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Vietnam 2014 (Day 7 & 8)

My 7th day in Vietnam was a lazy day. The last few days were tiring and I needed to get some rest. The girl from California (Ellen) was not fully recovered yet so we just went out to have lunch. Then, it was raining for the rest of the day. On my 8th day, Ellen…

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Vietnam (Day 5)

I haven’t seen much of Ho Chi Minh yet and I have been running around since I got here. I am so tired so I decided that today, I will just stay in the hostel or chill in the coffee shop nearby. I slept a lot which made me feel refreshed. I didn’t get out…

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Vietnam 2014 (Day 2)

On my second day, a girl from Germany named Julie checked in in the room where I’m at. We talked and laughed within the first 30 minutes. She asked me if I’d like to go out for the night and of course I said yes. She wanted to have a drink so we went to…

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Vietnam 2014 (Day 1)

They said the best bus to Vietnam from Phnom Penh is Giant Ibis so I took it for $18. We left around 8AM and I arrived in Ho Chi Minh around 2PM. It took us 6 hours and the whole trip went smoothly from the time we departed, going through immigration and my arrival in Saigon…

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Phnôm Pênh, Cambodia 2014

I found a round trip ticket through Jetstar from Singapore to Phnom Penh for S$127.00. Without knowing anyone and with the hope of getting a job as English teacher, I decided to fly to Cambodia on July 21, 2014. I chose to stay in Lovely Jubbly Place. I paid US$10.00 for 3 nights for the 12-bed…

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Empire Hostel Singapore

So here’s my review about the first ever hostel I stayed at. A lot of bad reviews I’ve read online. This was one of cheapest hostel I found though and was my last option. The review through hostelworld is limited to characters so I couldn’t write these all. I’m hoping travellers will see this and…

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Singapore 2014

I met a lot of different people from different country by staying in the hostel. I first met the two awesome young guys from India named Tushar and Ankit. They are Engineering students doing internship at Nanyang Technological University. It was their last weekend though when I arrived. They wanted to go out to take…

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