Oh Munich, you have pulled at our heart strings and captured our hearts. What an easy place to love! We had to make the detour to come to Oktoberest, and fell in love with Munich we did. There are plenty of things to do. If you have limited time here is a good place to start!
Things to do
17 Things To Do in Tokyo, Japan
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).
2 days in Phnom Penh by bicycle
After traveling through Thailand much along the beaten path, we had a longing to stray off and find places less travelled. What better way to wander freely through Phnom Penh than to hop back on to bicycles, how we comfortably explore our own city.
The Secrets of Bangkok’s Grand Palace
A visit to the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha tops every “10 things to do while visiting Bangkok” list. You have probably seen pictures and have a image of a large majestic, ornately decorated palace. Armed with an iPhone, everyone believes they will capture the palace […]
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 […]
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.
5 Things to do in Northern Ireland
Ireland 101 lesson right here: Northern Ireland is technically a different country than Ireland. Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom that uses pounds and measures distance in miles, while Ireland uses euros and measures in kilometers. Now you know. Northern Ireland is of course a must do […]