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A Backpacker's Guide To The Perhentian Islands

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Planning a backpacking or budget travel trip to the Perhentian Islands!?  Well, look no further, because I'm here to help!  I've visited this little slice of paradise in Malaysia on numerous different occasions now, and it's slowly…
Phu Quoc Hostels

Top 10 Hostels & Budget Accommodation on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

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Planning a backpacking trip to Phu Quoc and wondering where to stay?  I know the feeling! I spent nearly two weeks on Phu Quoc, and actually checked out three different properties during my time on the island, so I definitely have researched…

Quit Your Job, Move Abroad, and Open a Hostel: The Hangtime Story

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It's crossed every traveler's mind. It's the classic "backpacker dream" to move to a faraway land, open up a hostel, and escape the "normal life" routine.  I've thought about it quite a lot myself, and I do think this is a business venture…

The 5 Best Hotels & Places To Stay in Arugam Bay

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Arugam Bay is a must-visit for anyone planning a trip to Sri Lanka.  It's easily my favorite place in the entire country, and have spent around 3 weeks in total chilling, surfing, and partying in Arugam Bay.  If you're looking at going to…

LongSha Beach Camping on Pulau Kapas

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When most people think of budget travel, their minds think of dirty hostels or questionable guesthouses, but there is another option: camping.  I had actually never camped before in South-East Asia, and I'm really glad that my first experience…

10 Amazing Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur is easily one of my favorite cities in South-East Asia.  It's a metropolitan city perfect for those looking for south-east Asia costs, but with a more modern touch.  I've spent a good amount of time in this city, and here is my…

Exploring Singapore in Style: The Westin Experience

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After nearly 9 months of living and working in Sydney, the time had come for this travel blogger to pack my bags and hit the road yet again.  After a rather painful flight and complicated arrival into Singapore, I couldn't have been more…

Backpacking Pai, Thailand: A Budget Travel Guide

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Backpacking Pai Thailand should be considered a must visit while exploring this beautiful country.  Pai is such an amazing city, and has this strange power that can keep you there longer than expected.  The minute you get there you get swept…

The Best Hostels in Thailand

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Planning a trip and looking for the best hostels in Thailand?  I'm here to help!  I've spent several months traveling throughout this amazing country.  I've stayed at some great hostels, and I've also stayed at some very questionable ones.…

Where To Stay In Bangkok

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Bangkok, the gateway to South-East Asia, is one of the most exciting cities to visit while traveling throughout this corner of the world.  It's massive, chaotic, busy, and a whole lot of fun.  From shopping and partying on the notorious Khao…