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!
Sri Lanka: A Backpacker’s Guide Part 2 – Hidden Gems Amongst Chaos
Sri Lanka is just popping up on the backpacker’s radar because the country has just recently settled from a 30 year civil war. Despite all of the chaos and noise, Sri Lanka is known for its beautiful changing landscapes all nicely contained in one tear drop shaped island. What do […]
Kuala Lumpur: Feet-Eating Fish to Food-Feeding Family
As the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur dares not disappoint. KL could be renamed the shopping capital of Asia due to its endless number of massive shopping centers for both luxury and budget buyers. I’m sure one day KL will have shopping centres that sell shopping centres. If shopping ain’t your thing though, there are many attractions that will keep you busy while in KL.
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.
Visiting Ubud Bali: if you only have 2 days
The island of Bali is the most well known of any in Indonesia. Maybe because of its rolling rice fields, or beautiful beaches, or tropical jungles, or vibrant culture. One whole lifetime wouldn’t be enough time to experience everything Bali has to offer.
How to Stay on Budget in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Yogyakarta. Smack in the middle of Java. Why go backpacking through Central Java? Temples. Two beautiful temples, one Hindu, one Buddhist. It’s what brought us here.
Bukittinggi: a must visit in Indonesia (that isn’t Bali)
Extra extra! Read all about it! Bukittinggi is an under visited gem that’s overshadowed by its eastern sibling, Bali. Don’t be fooled, the mountains have just as much to offer as the islands.
The Volcano That Erupted Garbage
How to hike a beautiful volcano of garbage, with an amazing view…
Har Paw Villa: The Must-See Theme Park to Avoid at All Costs
These pictures are probably worth more than a thousand words. Today’s trip to Har Paw Villa in Singapore made no sense. This bizarre post-apocalyptic abandoned theme park had a very strange flavour about it.
11 Essential Bike Gear Items for Any Cycling Tour
Now having cycled across two countries, Matti has become quite an avid cycling tourist. Having passed down his wisdom to me and my first tour (his second), here is our list of must-have bike equipment that will be worth the extra weight.