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Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

One of the most fun border crossings I’ve made in Southeast Asia was from the northern Thai city of Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang in Laos, mainly because 2 days of the journey were made on a boat down the Mekong River! I mean sailing on the Mekong River to arrive at your destination does […]

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Plan to Backpack Cambodia? 21 Things to Know Before You Go

By on July 11, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Cambodia? 21 Things to Know Before You Go

The little gem of Cambodia is a backpackers’ paradise! Offering a wealth of things to see and do, travelling here is easy and cheap, with tons of services, places to stay and transport set up especially for budget travellers. Offering a slower pace of life than you’ll experience in neighbours Vietnam and Thailand, those who […]

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14 Places to Visit in Singapore For FREE!

By on July 1, 2019 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, SINGAPORE with 0 Comments
14 Places to Visit in Singapore For FREE!

I’ve got to be honest, I expected to be pretty cynical about Singapore –  a city known for its sterile feel and rampant consumerism (not my vibe!) But having spent almost a week in this country, I’ve got to admit I was wrong! And it’s not often that happens, so you know this is serious! […]

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21 Epic Things to Do in Samoa on a Budget

21 Epic Things to Do in Samoa on a Budget

A hidden gem isolated in the remote Pacific, Samoa is a paradise just begging to be discovered. From tropical forests to world-class beaches, rich heritage attractions to unbelievable underwater adventures, there’s so much to do during a trip to this small island nation that my list of things to do there just didn’t seem to […]

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21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

By on June 17, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

I must admit I feel a bit sorry for poor, old Kuala Lumpur. The capital of Malaysia tends to get seriously bagged out by travellers, who frequently label it as bland and boring. Largely overshadowed by its big-time neighbours – glitzy Singapore and bustling Bangkok – KL just rarely gets a tourist look-in and when […]

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10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

The beautiful, charming city of Malacca was, without question, one of my favourite spots throughout my 3 week trip in Malaysia. Chilled, café-laden and oozing a rich colonial history, Malacca ticked a lot of boxes for me and I can’t recommend getting this spot on your itinerary enough too. If you’re tired of big bustling […]

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How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

“How much does travel in Ethiopia cost?” is a question I get asked a lot, like, a lot! And the answer I always give is “well it depends.” And it does depend. Totally and utterly depends on a huge variety of features. So while I honestly always want to try and give an accurate answer, […]

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The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

By on May 24, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

If there’s one thing that living in Australia these last 4 years has taught me, it’s how to deal with long-haul flights. Yep from Perth it’s going to take me a whopping 22 hours to get to Paris when I jet off in a few days … and if I was flying from Sydney, Melbourne […]

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How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

Well, of course, the answer to this question really, is how long is a piece of string? Because, depending how long you travel for, where you travel to, how far you travel, what style of travel you like and what type of vehicle and set-up up you’ve got, the costs are going to vary wildly […]

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Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

If, like me, you’re wanting to travel overland cheaply and efficiently from Bangkok to Siem Reap, then listen up! I’ve just made this journey and it could not have been more straightforward or simple… if you know a few bits of key information! So read on to get the latest and complete lowdown about how […]

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