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Railay: Thai paradise for outdoor adventurers

After the “backpacker heaven” of Phi-Phi and the sleazy unruliness of Phuket, the yet-to-be-completely-exploited vibe of Railay was much appreciated. It’s an early-to-rise town, with many rock climbers scrambling up the limestone by 8 a.m. and then napping on the beach as sun blazes overhead. With only footpaths to get around the island, most people […]

March 9, 2012 Continue reading…

Welcome to Melbourne: a review of The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse is widely renowned as not only one of the best hostels in Melbourne–and it lives up to its reputation. I read about The Greenhouse in Lonely Planet and was also recommended by a friend who stayed there for a few months while working in Melbourne. Thus, my expectations were high–but The Greenhouse completely […]

March 28, 2011 Continue reading…