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Trekking Sapa Vietnam | Rice Paddy Terraces and Home Stays with the Hill Tribes

Sapa Vietnam is a mountainous terrain which is famous for its rugged scenery, cascading rice paddy terraces and local cultures. Situated near the Chinese border, Sapa Vietnam will give you a taste of a completely different side of not only Vietnam but also Southeast Asia. Get off the grid for 2 days and trek through […]

3 Unique New Year’s Eve Destinations Around the World

New Years Eve is definitely the most overhyped night of the year but let’s face it – it’s just not going anywhere. Looking back on the last 3 years I’ve been living abroad and I have to say I’ve been pretty lucky to have spent the big night in these 3 unique New Year’s Eve destinations – […]

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6 Month South East Asia Backpacking Trip – Tips for Backpackers

A time comes, especially for us Australia/New Zealand working-holidayers, when your visa ends (this feels like the end of the world) and you don’t want to go home. For mostly all of us, South East Asia is on the way back so it just sort of makes sense to spend all of your hard earned cash traveling […]

What 6 Months Backpacking Southeast Asia Looks Like

Ever since those Lonely Planet guys released that Southeast Asia on a Shoestring back in 79′, travellers have been exploring the region like there’s no tomorrow. I can totally understand why. Backpacking Southeast Asia is one of those classic trails that’s just so accessible, exciting, and relatively cheap. Here’s a taste of what our 6 months […]

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The Complete Northern Thailand Travel Guide + Photo Journal

Why Northern Thailand? Northern Thailand is the true charm of the country. The North attracts a different type of tourist, less of the party-goers from the South and more travellers who are really keen to get to know the traditions, land and people. With Thailand being such a popular travel destination, the North isn’t lack […]

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Borneo National Parks + Wildlife Guide | Sarawak Adventures

In our 2 week Sarawak, Borneo trip we traveled from the very western tip of Sarawak all the way to the region’s end near Sabah. We planned our trip around the Borneo national parks that appealed to us. I mainly wanted to see wildlife, we both wanted to trek in the jungle, and Jonas was […]

Georgetown Malaysia Guide: Eat, Sleep, Explore

Accommodation I recommend ME.n.U Cafe & Lodge located just off of Love Lane in Georgetown. This is a restored historical Chinese building in a great location, with competitive prices, and great services including free breakfast and wifi. A very clean and tidy 12 bed mixed dormitory is $22 RM a night, around $6 USD. The deluxe double […]

Borneo on a Budget: Niah Caves National Park Guide

Forty thousand years ago, Niah Caves was a home and burial ground for early humans. Archeologists have found skeletons, boat shaped coffins, and cave paintings making Niah the oldest known site of human existence in South East Asia. Today, you can discover Niah National Park’s fascinating history and spooky caves. How to get here We […]