Let’s start this off by saying I visited Brunei during Ramadan which gives me a different insight into a fascinating country. It’s also the place I would inauspiciously start talking to the incredibly pretty blonde sitting at the breakfast table in our hostel, who would eventually become my better half and inspiration. All of that [...]
An eclectic mix of over 200 Buddhist and Hindu statues set in a park on the Mekong is a must see while exploring the capital of Vientiane. Getting there: Getting a truck taxi from the centre costs around 80,000 Kip for the 30-40 minute journey which can be split between 6+ people Costs: Entrance fee: [...]
When you think of Cambodia your first thought probably isn’t deserted islands with long pristine beaches, but if you’re looking to escape the grind you’ve got excellent options. There are 2 stand out islands where you can have your own Robinson Crusoe experience, Koh Tonsay or Koh Ta Kiev. As I was in the right [...]
Avoiding international flight departure requirements for tourist travel is easy and essentially free with this budget trick and loophole we've found through our years of travel trial and error. Many travelers know that feeling of frustration associated with dealing with a dreaded mandatory exit flight from a country as a Visa requirement for international travel. [...]
A spooky actioned packed morning or afternoon can be spent at the abandoned waterpark of Hue for a small and budget friendly admission fee of only $.50. Spend a few hours or an entier day at Thuy Tien Lake, exploring buildings, aquariums, and giant slides which once had the hopes of ushering in thousands of visitors a day, but now stands empty and desolute.
Travelling on a budget can be challenging yet fun. Each new destination means a new hotel or hostel, new activities, and the exciting unknown. Do you book an accomodation in advance, or do you wing it and hope to find a cheap hostel upon arrival? We break down the top online booking sites for you as well as our suggestions on finding lodging the months, weeks and only hours out from your arrival.