At 3,776 m above sea level, Mount Fuji is no stranger to tourists from all sides of the world. We figured with so many people summiting everyday, it would be simple to plan a trip up the mountain. But there are definitely some tips we would have liked to know in hindsight. But hey, hindsight is 20/20, and now you don’t need to be left in the dark.
7 Budget Things To Do in Luang Prabang, Laos
Laos in general is great for that because the whole country seems to move at a slower pace. Perfect for backpackers on a budget! Here are 7 must-do’s that won’t break the budget.
11 Cheap Things To Do in Hiroshima, Japan
No need to blow your backpacker budget in Hiroshima. There are many things to do that won’t cost much! Here are 11 things to do in Hiroshima for cheap.
6 Money Saving Tips for Traveling Japan
Japan is a weird and wonderful place that everyone MUST visit once, or twice, or many times, in their lifetime. Here’s how we (almost) stuck to our budget in this expensive metropolis.
2 Overlooked & Underrated Must-Visit Villages in Northern Laos
Want to get off the backpacker trail? The beautiful mountains of Northern Laos will surely put you at ease. Visit these 2 overlooked and underrated villages – Muang Khua & Muang Ngoy.
Vietnam to Laos – How to Travel by Bus & Get a Laos Visa on Arrival
Border crossings always tend to scare me a bit. We had read good things and bad things about crossing from Vietnam to Laos, especially on land. Despite all the research you try to prepare yourself with, you never quite know exactly what to expect. Here is how to bus and get […]
How to Trek Sapa Without a Guide
So you’re on a budget and you want to go trekking in beautiful Sapa in North Vietnam? Same! We all know that travel agencies love to take advantage of tourist wallets. Don’t fret, it’s easy to trek Sapa without a guide, DIY style!
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.
What The Pho? A guide to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Oh Ho Chi Minh City, the usual first or final stop on a backpacker’s journey through Vietnam. After an interesting bus ride across the border from Cambodia, we arrived in this adorable city filled with flowers overflowing from balconies and motorbikes making up the infamous traffic.