Tag Archives: backpacking

Northern Thailand Accommodations

**I was in Bali for a month where wifi never worked, hence the quietness of Curious Traveler Travelogues for such a stretch. I’ve been writing all along the way, so many of these are written as if they just happened … Continue reading

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Phnom Penh Hostel Rundown

One Stop Hostel Price: $7 dorm (female 8 bed) Breakfast: $2-$2.50 Staff: Very friendly. Lots of options for tours and tickets onwards. They even have a board where you can sign up to share a tuk-tuk to the Killing Fields.

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When Failure is Looming

Something I’ve been struggling with the past week is a sense of failure about this trip. People have said how brave and adventurous I am for doing this, but all I see is how much money I’m spending compared to … Continue reading

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The Inner Workings of Harry Harvey (AKA – What’s in My Pack?)

After a half dozen hours, and trips to 4 different sports/camping stores in NYC, I am over-whelmedly pleased to introduce you to my pack, Harry Harvey. (Funny story – I had a nightmare last night that I got to JFK … Continue reading

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Cellphones, Backpacks, and Following Your Heart

I know countless people who backpack and travel around the world for months, or even years, at a time. I know it’s do-able. But goodness, is it overwhelming! I’ve spent myriad hours staring at a glowing computer screen trying to … Continue reading

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One Way Ticket…

It’s time I told the world – I’m headed to South East Asia for four months to travel, adventure, explore, and experience life and new cultures. This change has been a long time in coming, but I couldn’t be happier … Continue reading

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