There are an endless number of things to do in Tokyo. A whole life time isn’t enough time to do everything. So one must prioritize! Here are 17 things that we got up to in our 5 days in Tokyo, Japan!
Explore & Eat: Hanoi, Vietnam
It is inevitable that every backpacker passing through Vietnam will end up in Hanoi for a few days. Rightfully so, as it is such a charming place with plenty to do (and eat).
Eat and Fall in Love in Hoi An, Vietnam
This charming little town is that obligatory mid stop on your journey across Vietnam. It’s a romantic place to take it easy and try all the local foods.
How to get a Vietnam Visa from Cambodia
By now you have probably researched enough to realize that you cannot get a visa on arrival, like all of Vietnam’s neighbouring countries. But don’t fret, applying is easy.
Sri Lanka: A Backpacker’s Guide Part 1 – Hidden Gems Amongst the Chaos
About a year ago, I designed a lemon-mango Kolsch beer for my good friend Sanjay. He was preparing to leave Canada to work for an NGO in Sri Lanka – where he was born – and was hosting a going away party. Sara helped with the label design which featured […]
Penang, Malaysia: Why it should be on every backpacker’s wishlist.
The island of Penang, Malaysia has made a big mark on the backpacking radar, and for good reasons: there’s amazing, cheap food and photo ops left right centre. What more could a backpacker or travel blogger ask for?
What to Eat, Shop, and Do in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu, (also known as KK), is named after that Malaysia mountain, Mount Kinabalu, maybe you’ve heard of it? Yep, the one that experienced an earthquake after those Canadian tourists went streaking naked at the top. Well us Canadians have learned our lesson and no earthquakes were caused during our […]
3 Exciting Day-Trips from Kuala Lumpur
Though Kuala Lumpur is a bustling place with many things to do, sometime it is nice to get away from the noise to discover something different and new. Here are 3 places you can go to get away from the city for the day.
Try Hiking Mount Rinjani in Flip-Flops
If you search online for Lombok (the island just east of Bali), beautiful pictures of the lake and crater of Mount Rinjani will be the first thing you see. After seeing those photos, I knew that is the thing we had to do when visiting Lombok.
Packing Light: Travel Items That Will Save You Space
With space as valuable as money, every bit saved and squeezed helps. Here are a few really cool things we use to save space in our backpacks and travel light.