Backpacker’s budget – Laos

How expensive Laos is? Laos locates somewhere mid-range among South East Asian countries in terms of travel expenses. The food and accommodation is more expensive than in Vietnam, for example … Continue reading Backpacker’s budget – Laos

Vegan travel. Part two: Mainland South East Asia

Traveling as a vegan can be very challenging. Monotony, lack of choices, lack of information- all of these become an issue during a long-term travel in the countries with limited … Continue reading Vegan travel. Part two: Mainland South East Asia

On the benefits of spontaneity: a convoluted route of my 170 day journey across South East Asia.

Setting off on this open-ended journey, I silently wished to learn how to let go of expectations, go with the flow and become more spontaneous. All of the above transformations … Continue reading On the benefits of spontaneity: a convoluted route of my 170 day journey across South East Asia.

Couchsurfing- the best way to meet the locals and save some money

What is Couchsurfing? Couchsurfing is a social platform which allows potential hosts and travellers to find each other. The idea is simple: as a host, you open your doors to … Continue reading Couchsurfing- the best way to meet the locals and save some money

Budget your trip: Southern Thailand + Bangkok

We spent two months (Apr-June 2018) travelling around southern Thailand and around Bangkok. Our route was: Bangkok- Ko Tao- Ko Samui- Ko Lanta- Krabi- Phang Nga- Khao Sok- Phuket- Bangkok … Continue reading Budget your trip: Southern Thailand + Bangkok

What to pack for a long, backpacking trip to South Asia/ South East Asia?

Before going for my first backpacking voyage, I’d spent a long time reading posts about packing. Everybody stressed the importance of going light-weight and being a minimalist. I found all … Continue reading What to pack for a long, backpacking trip to South Asia/ South East Asia?

Tips for budget travel around South East Asia

How much money would you need for a long-term, independent travel around South East Asia? The shortest answer is: it depends on you. Estimating the budget of your trip is … Continue reading Tips for budget travel around South East Asia