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James and I are travelling to Japan for the very first time in this backpacking adventure. 

We will be travelling there for one month, starting in Tokyo and then using the Japan Rail Pass to explore the country.

I'm travelling with James to the Philippines for 3 weeks, but does it live up to the hype? 

We're planning to check out 5 different islands: Manila, Boracay, Cebu, Siargau and Palawan, and hopefully find out if it really is more fun in the Philippines. 

I return to Nepal with Chris to attempt the Everest Base Camp Trek. 

 

Will we make it this time or will one of them be struck down by altitude sickness again?

 

This was my first trip to India, backpacking by myself for 6 weeks.

 

In the first half I explores the cities of the north, before relaxing in the beaches and backwaters of the south.

Chris and I went on a 3 week journey through China, Tibet & Nepal with the highlight of reaching Mt Everest base camp. 

 

However, our plans fall apart with Chris being hospitalised with severe altitude sickness. Will we succeed with our Quest for Everest?

Episode 2 sees us in Nepal exploring Kathmandu before heading to Pokhara for an action-packed week of ultra-light flying, mountain biking, white water rafting and canyoing. 

 

Then we return to Kathmandu for a scenic flight up to Mt Everest. 

 

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The start of my 9 month round the world trip with my mate James begins with the pre-trip build up, before flying to Hong Kong for a few nights. 

 

The major culture shock of China provides the first real challenge as we arrive for Chinese New Year before heading into the stunning countryside of Yangshou and the Longji Rice Fields. 

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Action packed journey through Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia.

 

Partying on Castaway Island in Halong Bay; tubing in Laos; nightmare overnight bus journies; firing AK-47s; discovering the Killing Fields in Cambodia; exploring the world famous Angkor Wat and getting ripped off in the floating villages.

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1 month into our trip we arrived in Thailand.

 

Starting with the craziness of Khao San Road in Bangkok, they travel north to the jungles of Chiang Mai for some zip lining, elephant riding and more. 

 

Following this they head way down to the southern islands to party in paradise including visiting the beach from The Beach.

 

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Things don't go to plan in Malaysia so we buy ourselves extra time in Bali.

 

Soaking up the sun and enjoying the party boat in the Gili Islands, encountering monkeys in Ubud and climbing the volcano of Mt Batur.

 

 

 

 

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