Myth and Legends of Easter Island

Easter Island, or Isla de Pascua in Spanish and Rapanui in the island's Polynesian language, is a Chilean territory in the eastern edge of the Pacific Ocean. It is quite awesome that my free stopovers to Santiago has taken me from New Zealand, which is the south western vertex of the Polynesian Pacific triangle to French... Continue Reading →


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French Polynesia 2: Moorea and Tahiti

In addition to Bora Bora, My island hopping in French Polynesia also included a road trip around Tahiti (including Papeete) and the neighbouring island of Moorea. A great way to see the sites around Tahiti is to rent a car and drive around by yourself. The ring road around Tahiti is easy to drive, although there... Continue Reading →

French Polynesia 1: Beautiful Bora Bora

French Polynesia consists of 118 islands and atolls, organised into five geographically dispersed island groups with exotic names like the Windward & Leeward Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, and Austral Islands. As a French overseas country, French Polynesia has an interesting French influence, while still retaining its South Pacific identity. I had a... Continue Reading →

Trip costs/budget

One of the question that I get asked very often is "How can you afford to travel for so long?". The short answer is budgeting, both in the lead up to my travels and also while travelling. I have been wanting to take an extended time off work to travel for about four years before I... Continue Reading →

Around the world in 180 days

As a kid, I was intrigued by the adventures of Phileas Fogg in the Jules Verne novel Around the world in 80 days. Now, I have embarked on my own adventure, starting on 5 June 2016, on a round the world trip for 180 days.

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