When we were in Sapa, with an almost expired visa, we had to go into Laos so we wouldn’t overstay our visa. We hesitated a lot what the best option could be, but knowing that we’re on a budget, we opted to take the bus journey to Muang Khua in Laos. There are a lot of horror stories about the bus ride on the internet that scared us. But it seems that a lot of them are outdated. Here you’ll find our thoughts and up-to-date facts about this 24-hour journey.
Going to Cambodia but don’t know what to expect budget-wise? Let us help you out! Cambodia is getting more popular among the backpackers, and for a reason. You can easily get around Cambodia for less than $700 a month. Everyone already knows the world famous temples of Angkor Wat, but Cambodia has plenty of other things to offer. Besides visiting temples, you can go dolphin spotting, relax at the beach or take a bamboo train. It’s a beautiful country with heaps of friendly people, who are always ready to help you with a big smile. We loved Cambodia and can recommend it to everyone! Find out here how much you should budget for your Cambodian adventure!
Central Asia is often a destination that many people skip when traveling. We think that’s a big shame. We traveled through whole Central Asia by doing The Mongol Rally, and we fell completely in love with it. This part of the world has so much to offer, from the hospitality of the people to the vibrant markets and its beautiful nature. When you like to travel off the beaten path, Central Asia should be on the top of your list! There is still so much to discover. Maybe we can convince you with these awesome things in Central Asia that need to be on everyone’s bucket list.
We had this dream to travel already for a long time and a lot of people share this dream. But there is a big gap between saying it and eventually taking the leap to do it. Leaving everything behind to explore the world is a big step, and you need the courage to do it. So a lot of people are coming up with excuses like “I can’t quit my job” or “I don’t have enough money”. That’s bullshit, so we’ll show you in which ways you can save money for your next trip.
Everyone who knows us a little bit knows that we are addicted to food. We just love to eat and the more, the better! When traveling, we are always looking around for delicious food, whether it’s from a street food stall or a cool eatery. Phnom Penh has a lot to offer when it comes to eating possibilities ranging from Khmer to Western food. Of course, there are the well-known restaurants near the more touristic places. But we found it rather hard to find cool places where we could get a good meal in a relaxed atmosphere. These 4 hidden gems will give you a fantastic meal for a relatively low price if you want something different than the traditional Khmer cuisine.
When people imagine pearl white beaches, clear blue water, and palm trees, they immediately think about an island in Thailand. But what most of them don’t know is that its little neighbor Cambodia also has its own beautiful islands. One of these is Koh Rong. Once you arrive at the pier, it feels like you’ve arrived in paradise. Here you’ll find fewer tourists than on all the Thai islands. Koh Rong is the perfect place to get away from all the stress of work (or backpacking) and relax a bit because of its laid back vibe. This mini-guide is made so you can get the most out of your stay, together with 5 great things to do on the island. Don’t wait too long because the island is developing fast.