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Welcome to The Furious Panda

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Welcome to The Furious Panda

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Welcome to The Furious Panda

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Welcome to The Furious Panda

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What if?

What if you could travel the world and money and time is not a concern? Would you go on a round-the-world trip? How would you go about doing it? Will you go alone? Or will you bring a friend? Where would you go? Which countries are a must see? Will…

Medan, Balige and Toba

Medan, Balige and Toba (Part 1 of 4) Date: Wed 22nd Jan'14 From Medan to Parapat I am in Sumatra, Indonesia. The largest of Indonesia's islands (that's completely in Indonesia). More specifically, I am in the town of Parapat, North Sumatra. Back for another micro-adventure in one of my favourite…

Minangkabau of Malaysia

In the 1500s, Minangkabau males engaged in voluntary migration, called merantau, across the Straits of Malacca.They landed in today's Negeri Sembilan state and founded settlements all over the region. These settlers intermarried with the local population and brought with them the culture of the Minangkabau, or Adat Perpatih, which governs…

Lessons & Realisations

A list of thoughts after returning from almost 1.5 years of travel. 1) When you can live on a 12kg backpack's worth of stuff, you realise you don't really need much. No fancy cars, no second property, no expensive brands. 2) When you meet different people who dress in different…