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backpacking

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    Advice Opinion

    There Is No “Right Way to Travel”

      Before I went backpacking, I was convinced that there was a right way to travel.  In preparation for my first trip to Asia, I stuffed my backpack full of tie-dye ‘hippy…

  • Malaysia

    Drinking on a Budget in Kuala Lumpur 

    There’s no denying it: Kuala Lumpur is an expensive place to drink. With Malaysia being a Muslim country, and KL being the capital of said country, it is no big surprise…

  • Vietnam

    MY FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN HANOI 

    I wasn’t expecting to like Hanoi. I’m not a huge fan of sprawling Asian cities as it is, and after 5 months of living on the idyllic island of Koh Rong,…

  • Malaysia

    George Town’s Street Art 

      A UNESCO World Heritage Site, George Town, Penang is famous for its food, architecture and street art. Almost every street has some sort of artwork along it somewhere, and if…

  • Advice Hostels

    How to Make Friends in Hostels

    When I first embarked on my travels, there was one fear that plagued me – what if I couldn’t make friends in hostels? I wouldn’t say I’m overly shy – I…

  • Vietnam

    4 Reasons to Visit Hoi An

    When most people are asked if they enjoyed Hoi An, they say, without hesitation, YES. However, when asked why they liked it so much, people often find it difficult to explain.…

  • Vietnam

    7 Things You Must Do in Da Lat

    1. Family Dinner Most of the hostels in Da Lat host a nightly “family dinner,” where, for the price of about £2, you can sit around a huge table with your…

  • Vietnam

    Is Mui Ne Backpacker-Friendly?

    Second stop in Vietnam was Mui Ne, a sleepy seaside town 5  hours east of Ho Chi Minh. Our accommodation, Mui Ne Hills Budget Hotel, was beyond impressive, but not exactly…

  • Vietnam

    Hello, Ho Chi Minh!

    After 6 months of living in Cambodia, my first impressions of Vietnam were that it was CLEAN. Well, in comparison to Cambodia anyway! The second thing I noticed was how different…