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Backpacking travel stories and traveling tips for visiting Southeast Asia.

Thailand Travel – One Day in Bangkok

With travellers often making a beeline for either the gorgeous beaches on Thailand’s many islands or heading north to try jungle trekking, Bangkok often becomes a whistestop tour.  I could happily stay for weeks in this wonderful city but over the years there have been occassions where all I’ve had is one day. Believe me, […]

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Vietnam Travel – Halong Bay

Guest post from Katrina Manalo of Me & My Chucks. I’m marking Halong Bay as the most scenic place I have ever visited in Vietnam. Although, I only toured the bay for 2 days and 1 night, every moment spent there was truly majestic and breathtaking. Indeed Halong Bay deserves to belong to the 7 […]

Malaysia Travel – One day in Penang

Penang is a city that deserves far more time than one day, I know.  When I spent six months living in Thailand, Penang was the most common visa run stop over.  For my friends and I, it was only ever a whistle stop tour.  Seeing as that one day was so memorable, I now have […]

Thailand Travel – Top Tips for Trekking

Thailand travel isn’t all beaches, beer and fiery food – this fascinating country has the most beautiful jungle just waiting to be explored.  I am no trekking professional, I am a novice to say the least.  However, I look back and remember my trek in Chiang Mai as one of the best and most exhilarating […]

Singapore Travel – Architecture of the City

Singapore travel is a feast for the eyes with some of the most innovative and photogenic buildings imaginable.  I’ve been fortunate enough to of visited Singapore twice now and both times I’ve been blown away by it’s magnificent architecture. Singapore is a truly cosmopolitan city awash with wealth and prosperity.  Thankfully the insurgence of modern […]

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Thailand Travel – Full Moon Party

Thailand travel has become synonymous with Koh Phangan’s Full Moon Party. No matter what age you are, or type of backpacker, this party has to be experienced at least once in your lifetime.  I have seven Full Moon parties under my belt. Some were spent writhing around in the crowds growing massive calves from attempting the hard […]

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Laos Travel – Top 5 Adventure Things To Do in Laos

Laos travel is not only beautiful, but also jam packed with adventure activities.  I’m a selective adrenaline junkie, and sports such as rock climbing and tubing in Laos get me going.  However, suggest jumping out of an plane, and expect me to run for the hills.  Southeast Asia travel continues to be incredibly rewarding. Laos […]

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Asia Travel – Angkor Wat in Cambodia

When you think of Asia travel, you think Angkor Wat. There are very few people that visit Cambodia without paying a visit to this World Heritage Site. Asia Travel I had often been transfixed by stunning images of these temples and was determined to explore them myself. Like many things, however, when a dream  is realised, […]

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