Kevin’s Travel Diary

I hope this site will provide you with some new ideas and potential travel opportunities, giving you an insight into my adventurous and exciting lifestyle during my annual holiday leave.

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7 Things to do in Don Det

Don Det is one amongst the most visited islands in the southern area of Laos, bordering Cambodia. Although reaching it is not easy, the peace and rural environment that you will find there certainly compensates for the difficulties of the road.

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A Guide to Camping Solo

Camping solo might come off as intimidating to first timers, as there are a lot of items to bring and factors to think about. You need to consider the number of packed food you have to prepare and the size of the camping gear you need to bring with you. Do you go for a full set of gear or just with an efficient kit that is enough for survival?

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Killing fields of Cambodia

The Horrors of the Choeung Ek Killing Fields

One of the most touching tours of my trip through Southeast Asia was the Choeung Ek killing fields of Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. An emotional experience I must confess, as I had no idea about what happened until I visited.

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Hospitality – The Thai version

Having grown to become one of the world’s leading tourist magnets, Thailand has been able to attract a significant number of people from all over the world, all year-long into its beautiful terrestrial by creating social policies which consolidates its economic development.

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Hyena Feeding In Harar

The motivation behind my most recent travels came from the tv documentary 'Planet Earth'. I have always loved the series and dreamt about the opportunity to visit and explore each destination. One particular episode really caught my eye and instantly I knew that I HAD to do it, and that was an episode based in Harar in Ethiopia about a native man hand feeding wild Hyenas. After a lot of research and planning, my bags were packed and I was heading to Ethiopia.

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Somaliland

Somaliland – A Place To Find Peace And Hospitality

Somalia and tourism are not quite the words that usually go together in the last few decades. But Somaliland, on the other hand, is a completely different story. Although Somaliland is a part of Somalia, in many other aspects they are completely different.

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Cape Verde Sal

When you hear the word Africa, the last thing you think about is the sea and the islands. Most of the people consider that Africa has only vast deserts and jungles but in fact, the black continent is much more diverse. So if you are up for a new type of African adventure then book yourself a ticket to the small country of Cape Verde.

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Travel and Friendships

One of the things that keep people from enjoying their travelling experience, is the fear of going on alone. The fear is understandable but takes heart as your journey will not stay that way, as you’ll meet someone who will be your companion on the way.

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Have I Been Brainwashed By North Korea

North Korea is usually a synonym for dictatorship, nuclear tests, various missiles, and three Kims. It is also one of the most isolated countries in the world, you probably wouldn’t have heard of someone that has visited North Korea. To some extent, it is true that visiting North Korea is a little difficult and that it is not easy to obtain a visa.

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South Somalia

If you love playing Call of Duty – Mogadishu, then this place is perfect for you. But bare in mind that you can actually get hurt here.

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Puntland, Somalia – A Dangerous Visit To An Unexplored And Beautiful Nature

There are several destinations in every corner of the world that are not quite suitable for every traveller. Those are the spots for only the bravest and most adventurous types that don’t care a lot about comfort or their safety. One can find places like that on every continent, but Africa probably has the most of them.

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