Escaping the Smog in Chiang Mai at Hua Hin

Late March 2014 got very bad in Chiang Mai for smog. The air pollution from smoke one day last week was bad enough to urge us to escape Chiang Mai to the beach. After checking out the options we decided to try Hua Hin. This isn’t as exotic a location as the islands but getting […]

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Review of Huawei Y300 Cheap Smartphone

Recently I scrapped my disappointing cheap smartphone from Polaroid when I found a bargain in the Carphone Warehouse. This review of the Huawei Y300 is my way of spreading the news about this awesome bargain. What caught my eye of the Y300 was the price. It is currently just £39.95 on pay as you go […]

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Philippine Airlines Manila to London Flight Review

This is a review of Philippine Airlines Manila to London flights. There are no reviews online that I can find so I thought I’d document our trip. The direct Manila to London Heathrow service started early November. It is now mid December and I am in the air. By the end of this review I […]

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Long haul flight travel tips

I have just done a long haul flight of almost 16 hours. To prepare I scoured the web for long haul flight travel tips and used my many years knowledge too. Here are my findings: – Take a Toothbrush and Mouthwash I wrongly expected Philippine Airlines to provide these, so unless you are sure your […]

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Digital Nomad in Manila

Thinking of being a digital nomad in Manila? Well the quick bit of advice I can give you is to avoid it. But I have lived in Manila for quite some time so here are some tips in case you do want to stay in the Philippines capital city… The reason I say to avoid […]

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Digital Nomad in Boracay

Boracay is well worth considering as a destination for digital nomads. The small island is home to a beach which consistently appears in the top 10 worlds best beaches lists. The sand is white and the water is clear. There is a thriving kiteboarding scene on one beach, plus plenty of other activities such as scuba diving. […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Skiers

This post should give you some great Christmas gift ideas for skiers. They range from cheap novelty items to high tech gadgets. There should be something in this short list for every fan of skiing.   Best Ski Stocking Filler – The Snowbeard The Snowbear Ski Mask is a great novelty item which should go […]

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Polaroid PROG400 Review

This Polaroid PROG400 review is an amateur one written because nobody else has reviewed this device yet. Therefore you may see some things omitted that you usually see in mobile phone reviews.  This phone was bought for the bargain basement price of 3,000 PHP (Philippine Pesos) which is $70. This makes it one of the […]

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Smallest Phone in the World Review

The smallest phone in the world might just be the Mini Fastphone from cd-r king. This little device is extremely small, which is just what I wanted to use beside an iPod Touch (which isn’t a phone but a great, low priced device). I wanted something small enough so that I could justify carrying around […]

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Galaxy Grand Review and Comparison to Titan TV

The Samsung Galaxy Grand has been my phone for a month or two now, so it is time for a quick review. I’m not a techie person so this will very much be an amateur style review. Previously I owned the Cherry Mobile Titan TV but I decided to move on because of the weight […]

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