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One Month In The Philippines: Travel Itinerary

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Looking for the ultimate Philippines itinerary!?  Well, look no further, because spending one month in the Philippines was absolutely one of the best decisions I made during my travels throughout South-East Asia.  After my trip was…

The Best 3-Day Ubud Itinerary

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Looking for the best 3-Day Ubud Itinerary...?  Well, look no further, because I'm here to help!  No trip to Bali would be complete without spending a few days exploring the beautiful, relaxing, and spiritually transformational area…

25 Tips for Backpacking Thailand

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Backpacking Thailand is like enrolling in "Backpacking 101"!   It's the absolute perfect destination for new backpackers and travelers, because it's an amazing country with a little something to offer everyone!  With that being said, going…

77 Amazing, Helpful, and Money-Saving Tips for South-East Asia

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I've spent in total over 15 months backpacking around South-East Asia.  I think it's the absolute best part of the world for long-term travel, and can truly be a life-changing experience.  I got an email the other day asking about advice and…

Coron Island Hopping: Perfectly Picturesque

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I’m watching the sun go down up at the top of Mt. Tapyas after a long day of exploring by myself, when a German girl hears my music (from my portable Beats Pill music player) and sits down next to me.  We do what any two solo travelers in…

"I Hate Thailand"

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I recently saw this posted into one of the travel groups I'm on Facebook.  I started watching out of sheer curiousity, and ended up thinking it was worth sharing.  It starts off with a guy explaining that he thought Thailand was going to be…

Chasing Waterfalls in Langkawi

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“Don’t go Chasing Wateralls, please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to” Sorry TLC, you must have never been to Langkawi.  Checking out a couple of waterfalls in Langkawi is probably my favorite day during my time…

The Ultimate Backpackers Guide to Langkawi, Malaysia

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Looking for a Backpackers Guide to Langkawi, Malaysia?  Look no further!  I've visited Langkawi on three separate occasions now, and I know you'll love it as much as I do.  Officially known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah, Langkawi is an archipelago…

Adventures in Indonesia: Bali Road Trip

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Indonesia is a really cheap country, especially transportation around the island.  I was fortunate enough to be able meet up with some family out here (shoutout to the Rosa clan), and we ended up renting a car with a personal driver for 12…

Why Every South-East Asia Backpacker Should Read "I Of The Sun"

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"I stepped into a new continent, the biggest of them all.  Elevated train ride to the main building and through Immgration.  I grabbed my backpack from the belt and gazed around the huge glass arrivals hall.  Outside a wall of eager taxi…

Hiking Sigirya Rock is Completely Worth It

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After hours of research figuring out which route I would take while backpacking Sri Lanka, I decided that I definitely would be stopping at the massive and beautiful Sigirya Rock Fortress. I met an Austrian girl in my hostel in Colombo…