Hiking the Annapurna Circuit – 11 Days on the Trail in Nepal

Hiking the Annapurna Circuit, Nepal Namaste (pronounced nuhm-uh-stey) is a conventional, and respectful, Hindu expression on meeting or parting. While hiking the Annapurna circuit I was greeted this way half a thousand times, and answered in return as often. The Annapurna Circuit in Nepal sees thousands of foreign trekkers every year. Its route snakes through lush… Read More

How I Got a Job Teaching English in South Korea

Teaching english in south korea

Teaching English in South Korea Two months ago, I hopped on a plane bound for Incheon to start a new job teaching English in South Korea. It was a risky move: I had never worked as a teacher, I had never been to South Korea, and I didn’t know a soul in my new city…. Read More

The Best Hostels and Budget Hotels in Kuala Lumpur 2019

Best Hostels in Kuala Lumpur

The Best Hostels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Looking for the best hostels in Kuala Lumpur? We’ve got you covered! There are many places to stay in Kuala Lumpur, but not all of them are created equal. Especially for those of you looking to find great budget accommodations in this fantastic city. Kuala Lumpur is the… Read More

Surviving Food Poisoning in Thailand

Food poisoning in Thailand is a very common occurrence for travelers. Food poisoning. Are there two words more dreaded by any traveler? Probably not. Food poisoning is a risk that every traveler should be aware of when exploring new lands and trying new foods. And the food poisoning timeline is an unforgiving one. Moments after… Read More

6 Incredible Countries You Need to Visit in 2019

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Are you planning to travel in 2019 but haven’t yet decided where to go? Let us help! In the past five years we have traveled through 50 countries on 4 continents. And you know what? We have enjoyed virtually every minute of our travels, in all 50 countries. Each place we visited left a distinct impression on us,… Read More

Thailand to Cambodia Border Crossing – How to Avoid Scams at the Border

Thailand Cambodia Border Crossing Scams

The Thailand to Cambodia Border Crossing is filled with scams. Here’s how to avoid and the best way to cross the border pain free! Border crossings can sometimes be a hassle, even for the most patient and experienced travelers. We’ve crossed many a border by land, sea, and air, mostly without a hitch. The worst… Read More

Spend Less in Kuala Lumpur – A Budget Travel Guide

Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

Are you looking to spend less on your next visit to Kuala Lumpur? Is Kuala Lumpur an expensive city to visit? We get this question a lot, and the answer…varies. Travelers who have never been to Southeast Asia, especially people from Western countries, may find Malaysia’s capital city to be a budget-friendly destination. But for… Read More

Awesome and Free Things To Do in Pai – Exploring Thailand

Things to Do in Beautiful Pai, Thailand You don’t have to look far to find a ton of cool things to do in Pai, Thailand. Pai is located 150 kilometers, and seemingly a world away, from the hustle and bustle of Chiang Mai. It is secluded, peaceful, laid back, and is a MUST visit destination… Read More

Phuket on a Budget – Exploring Thailand

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Offering white sands, endless rays, blue waters, incredible sunsets, and (cheesy) nightlife, the lsland of Phuket in Thailand hosts millions of tourists and vacationers a year. Jet-setters from all around the world flock to Phuket (pronounced Puh-Ket) for its resorts and its spas. Holiday travelers and vacationers come for an easy week away. And it really… Read More