Author Archives : Diane Lee

How to plan a trip: Travelling Homebody's process.

How to plan an overseas trip: my easy 3 step process

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Please note: this post contains affiliate links. If you buy a product or service using any of these affiliate links, I will earn a small commission. There is no pressure for you to purchase — it is completely up to you! I recently wrote about things I used to hate about travelling, but now love. Actually, it’s more in line…

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Travelling Homebody - Cao Bang - Vietnam - Photo Essay

Cao Bang – Vietnam – Photo Essay

I visited in Cao Bang Province in 2017 and it could have killed me. You can read about the whys and wherefores here. Needless to say, it was pretty scary and a solid reminder that press trips are often not what they’re cracked up to be. And because I couldn’t write a glowing review, I submitted my pictures… which were…

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5 Reasons Why I Love Travelling Alone - Travelling Homebody

5 reasons why I love travelling alone

Apart from two trips — a short weekend trip to Dalat, Vietnam in 2017 and a longer one to Myanmar in 2018 — I have always travelled solo (apart from significant others, who don’t count). In 2010, when I initially started travelling, it was from necessity, but now travelling alone is my preferred way to travel. It was my trip…

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Scambodia: the Tonle Sap Lake scam - Travelling Homebody

Scambodia: the Tonle Sap Lake scam

Everything you need to know about the Tonle Sap Lake scam (and why I will never go back to Cambodia).  There are a few locations in Asia that have been on my bucket list for ages: Myanmar, Luang Prabang (in Laos), Chiang Mai (in Thailand) and Siem Reap/Angkor Wat (in Cambodia). I decided to remedy that this year. In May,…

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Travelling Homebody - top 10 places to Instagram Hanoi

My top 10 favourite Instagram and photography spots in Hanoi

Hanoi is a vibrant, bustling city brimming with unique Instagram and photography opportunities for the passionate photographer. There is a delightful mix of old and new that makes Hanoi such a fascinating place to explore travel and street photography. Even if you sit in a café and people watch, you are guaranteed amazing pics — and with free WiFi everywhere…

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