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Follow the adventures of Scarlet Jones as she travels.

Travelling the world, attempting to learn Spanish and volunteering in various different projects, Scarlet doesn’t simply travel but she takes the time to interact with people and to discover what makes them tick.

In her blog you can read about the unusual and the different, the funny and the sad.  Travelling solo for the most part, the blog documents a journey of personal discovery, adventure and the most fantastic experiences.

Travel in Laos: Vang Vieng, Vientiane & Pakse

Travel in Laos: Vang Vieng, Vientiane and Pakse You can truly appreciate the diversity and the beauty of Laos when you travel the length of it.  Travel in Laos is not easy but it is worth the effort. The climate, the people, the clothes, the food and the scenery all...

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Cheerful cheap and free Melaka attractions

I put together this list of the best cheap and free Melaka attractions for you during the ten weeks that I stayed in Melaka. I hope you will check some of them out when you visit. Cheerful cheap and free Melaka attractions. To get an understanding of the historical...

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Inspirational People – Colin’s Story

How would you cope if I were to tell you that you will never walk again? What if you wake up from a sleep to discover that you have been in a coma for a month? Read on and tell me, do you think that YOU could deal with this? This post contains affiliate links and/or...

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Getting naked at Playa del Torn, Catalunya

I knew next to nothing about naturism in Catalunya until I began setting myself personal challenges.  I had never taken off my clothes off in public but I felt that I needed to give it a go.  I am a mentor to people with low self-confidence and low self-esteem helping...

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Myanmar travel guide: perfect itinerary and route on a budget

Here is your ultimate Myanmar travel guide with some of the best places to visit in Myanmar - and with a route that you can follow in just sixteen days - or you can take your time and do it over twenty-six days as I did. Myanmar, or Burma as it is also known, has been...

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I am a Survivor of Domestic Abuse

This article has been updated since its first publication in October 2016 Scarlet Jones Travels is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by...

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Explore Singapore: top things to do in Singapore

Singapore sits on the bottom tip of the Malaysian Peninsular in South East Asia. It's joined to the mainland by two bridges.  In this article I will tell you the top things do in Singapore and how to explore Singapore on a budget. Yes, Singapore can be expensive, but...

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Ayutthaya or Sukhothai? Which is the best?

Ayutthaya or Sukhothai: the ancient Siamese cities:  which one is the best? This article was originally published in January 2016 has been updated with new information.  It also contains affiliate links and/or references to our advertisers. We may receive compensation...

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5 reasons NOT to visit Finland in winter

Should you visit Finland in winter?   Won’t it will be cold and dark and expensive! I began to wonder why I had decided to visit Finland in winter as my plane landed at Tampere and all that I could see through the swirling snowflakes was a flat, grey and white...

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