Diving with Diabetes – Blowing Bubbles to a Chronic Illness

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Planning | No Comments
Diving with Diabetes – Blowing Bubbles to a Chronic Illness

Diving with diabetes has been a taboo subject in the industry for many years. Many clubs and schools have outright rejected any applicants declaring the condition, as have many regulatory bodies, particularly in the UK, which until a few years ago still completely dismissed the notion that a person suffering from diabetes should, in any […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Malaysia Travel Expenses – What We Spent and How

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia, Planning | 4 Comments
Malaysia Travel Expenses – What We Spent and How

Months three and four of our long-term travels were mostly spent in Malaysia, one of the easiest countries in Southeast Asia to travel in. This is probably why our Malaysia travel expenses were a lot lower than our Philippines travel expenses, which on the other hand is a notoriously difficult country when it comes to […]

Tips for Trekking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017 in Asia, Nepal, Planning | No Comments
Tips for Trekking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal

It’s already been a month since I spent a few days trekking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, a relatively short and easy, but nevertheless beautiful trek around the lower Annapurna region. Although I’m no stranger to going on trekking trips abroad, I still tend to get a little nervous whilst I’m packing for them! The […]

Cheeky Passports’ Favourite Instagram Shots

Cheeky Passports’ Favourite Instagram Shots

Instagram is one of our favourite social media platforms, yet it takes a lot of work to plan ahead and choose what photos to post. Here’s a small collection of Cheeky Passports’ favourite Instagram shots taken over the past months. Remember you can get a daily dose of our pictures by following our Instagram account CheekyPassports! […]

Getting to Buscalan, Home of the Kalinga

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Asia, Philippines, Planning | No Comments
Getting to Buscalan, Home of the Kalinga

This is a post dedicated solely to the logistics of getting to Buscalan from Bontoc and back. Since we found it so difficult to find the relevant details about getting there and away when we were planning to visit Whang-Od, here is detailed information about how to do this, which we hope will make your journey […]

Two months in the Philippines – Travel expenses and costs

Posted by on Jun 17, 2017 in Asia, Philippines, Planning | No Comments
Two months in the Philippines – Travel expenses and costs

After having spent the last 15 years of our lives living on a professional wage which we mostly spent on wining, dining, travel and entertainment in general, setting a restrictive daily budget for traveling around the world was no easy task. Expensive dinners and wine had to be set aside and replaced by affordable accommodation […]