48 Hours in Brunei

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 [...]

Finding the Best Deals on Hotels & Hostels

Finding the Best Deals on Hotels & Hostels

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. 

Driving the Hai Van Pass

Driving the Hai Van Pass

Hai Van Pass is one of the most beloved drives throughout Vietnam and ranked among the top 10 things you must do if you're visiting this country. Whether you've bought a motorbike for your journey or are just renting one for the day, this is an affordable, budget friendly, and once in a lifetime journey that is a must when traveling from Hue to Danang. 

Hue Ancient Citadel

Hue Ancient Citadel

The Ancient Citadel of Hue once boasted 160 buildings spread over a 1 mile complex, and has been proudly compared by the Vietnamese to the Forbidden City of Beijing. Today the temple stands in both splendor and ruins and is a wonderful budget friendly half day activity filled with history, architecture and culture. 

Travel Guide: Hue, Vietnam

Travel Guide: Hue, Vietnam

Hue is an attractive city, sitting on the Song Huong river with bridges, canals and moat criss crossing around the city.  Every corner you turn uncovers another hidden gem rich in both culture and history. Dedicate a couple of days to exploring the city and all that it has to offer, you can cover most of the sites in one action packed day if you are short on time.