Travel Expenses in Timor-Leste (Timor-Leste Travel Advice)

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Asia, Planning, Timor Leste | No Comments
Travel Expenses in Timor-Leste (Timor-Leste Travel Advice)

The youngest country in Southeast Asia is not a popular destination with backpackers mostly due to its reputation for being quite an expensive country to travel in. Although travel expenses in Timor-Leste are usually higher than those you would expect to incur in other Southeast Asian countries, we discovered that it is not impossible to […]

Travel Expenses in Singapore – What We Spent and How

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Asia, Planning, Singapore | No Comments
Travel Expenses in Singapore – What We Spent and How

Singapore is frequently featured on most Southeast Asia itineraries mostly due to its proximity to Malaysia and Indonesia and its own extremely well-connected superstar airport Changi. It is often used as a stopover destination between the two countries, despite the relatively higher travel expenses in Singapore. Because the travel expenses in Singapore can be daunting, […]

How to Get to the Mythical Jaco Island in Timor-Leste – A Guide

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Asia, Timor Leste | No Comments
How to Get to the Mythical Jaco Island in Timor-Leste – A Guide

Have you ever wanted to go somewhere badly but you didn’t know how to get there or what you would find? We had heard about the allure of Jaco Island before we arrived in Timor-Leste, a small sacred island of almost mythical beauty. Beautiful empty beaches on Jaco Island The few people who had made […]

Things to do in Dili on a Budget – a Guide to Timor-Leste Travel

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Asia, Timor Leste | 6 Comments
Things to do in Dili on a Budget – a Guide to Timor-Leste Travel

Dili is the sleepy capital of Timor-Leste (East Timor), a country which makes up one half of the island of Timor, the other part being taken up by West-Timor which forms part of Indonesia. Although there are quite a few things to do in Dili, the capital is very relaxed and quiet… slightly reminiscent of […]

Places to Visit and What to do in Yogyakarta

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Places to Visit and What to do in Yogyakarta

Close to Borobodur, the world famous UNESCO World-Heritage Site, Yogyakarta (commonly called “Jogja”), is a sprawling town in Java and one of the most popular destinations on the island. When we started looking at what to do in Yogyakarta, we quickly realised that the town provides an excellent base from where to explore the nearby […]

A Mini Guide to Bukittinggi, West Sumatra

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | No Comments
A Mini Guide to Bukittinggi, West Sumatra

Bukittinggi is a little Sumatran hill town with a mild cool climate. The town is a perfect base for exploring the lush, fertile surroundings and landscape of West Sumatra, an area full of dramatic valleys, canyons and lakes renowned for its natural beauty. Bukittinggi itself is not particularly remarkable except for being home to convenient […]

20 Ways In Which You Know You’ve Embraced Traveling in Southeast Asia

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Asia, Planning | 2 Comments
20 Ways In Which You Know You’ve Embraced Traveling in Southeast Asia

After almost 7 months of traveling in Southeast Asia, we are slowly getting used to the complications and exasperation of traveling around this part of the world. Although we have both traveled here before, it was never for such an extended period of time. It was initially difficult for us to accept the daily frustration […]

Lake Toba Travel Guide – All About Lake Toba

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | One Comment
Lake Toba Travel Guide – All About Lake Toba

The largest lake in Southeast Asia and one of the deepest in the world might sound pretty special. Even more special is the fact that it is located inside a large volcanic crater with an island called Samosir right in the centre of it. Here’s our Lake Toba travel guide to introduce you to this […]

Where to stay in Malaysia – The Best Choices for Your Budget

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia, Planning | No Comments
Where to stay in Malaysia – The Best Choices for Your Budget

Malaysia attracts not only young budget travellers looking for an adventure holiday but also those wishing to spend some time in comfortable hotel or a luxury retreat, so here we are giving you some great options with respect to where to stay in Malaysia. We are often asked about where to stay in Malaysia. Accommodation […]

Bukit Lawang – Home of the Orangutans in Sumatra

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Asia, Indonesia | 2 Comments
Bukit Lawang – Home of the Orangutans in Sumatra

We were initially confused about planning out a trip to a country which is home to 17,000 plus islands. We were not keen to simply follow the banana pancake trail around the more popular spots and wanted to venture further afield. One thing which we were sure of though is that we wanted to see […]