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Lasenta Boutique Hotel, Hoi An

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A comfortable & aesthetically pleasing synthesis of the exotic & the familiar, the modern & the traditional, and Asian & European elements, Lasenta Boutique Hotel is yet another addition to Hoi An's list of excellent value, mid-range accommodation... Continue reading

2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Looking for last-minute ideas for a favorite cook? That may entail gifting yourself (!), a friend, or family member. This year, I found myself obsessing about certain kitchen tools and cooking appliances. Maybe it was an escape from the political roller coaster that we’ve all been on — no matter what your affiliation or inclination...

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Gallery: Some of Our Favourite Nepal Pictures

by Screndels @ Twourism

Oh, Nepal. What a wonderful place. With Jo a seasoned Nepal veteran, it only left me (Ash) to discover this backpacking paradise, full of nature, stunning views, perhaps the friendliest people you’ll meet on your travels, great food, and much more. We’ll be blogging about our three-week trip in the near future with guides on […]

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Most Dangerous Countries For Couchsurfing

by Vicky @

  Couchsurfing, even though already very popular, it gains more and more popularity as days go by and a millions of people use it daily to find free accommodation. This is a situation that could have never been foreseen by Casey Fenton, traveling enthusiast and...

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12 Incredible Palaces and Heritage Hotels in India (for all budgets)

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

12 of the Best Palaces and Heritage Hotels in India  India has an incredibly long and rich history and one of the highlights of a trip...

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Chilean Patagonia Destination Highlight

Chilean Patagonia Destination Highlight

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

Patagonia. It’s a major bucket list item for some but to be honest, it really never crossed my mind to add Patagonia to my list of destinations I really wanted to travel. When my company received an invite to go to Chilean Patagonia (Patagonia also extends into Argentina!) in the spring, I accepted the invitation hesitantly really only because I was already going to be in Santiago, where the trip began, two days before the start of the Patagonia trip. Time-wise, it made sense for me to go so I said “yes” to the invitation. And I’m soooo glad I did. Patagonia is unique because the landscapes are so varied. During my time in Chilean Patagonia, I saw countryside extending as far as the eye could so, enormous mountains, crystal blue glaciers, waterfalls, etc. There was a new delight around every corner. Patagonia is an adventurer’s paradise – I loved […]

What is the Expat Living Cost in Jakarta?

What is the Expat Living Cost in Jakarta?


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Living cost is one of the factors especially first time founders consider when choosing where to start a company. While the correct answer would be...

How To Travel The Maldives On A Budget – Exploring Paradise On The Cheap!

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Can you travel the Maldives on a budget? Yes you can! From accommodation and transport to food, here's how to travel the Maldives on a budget

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How Not to Lose Your Luggage and What To Do If You Lose It

by Vicky @

  You just gut out of your plane, you’re exhausted but ready to roll! All you can think of is the trip ahead of you – that tour you’ve got tomorrow, the museum tickets you have waiting for you, and your sense of wanderlust is...

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Vancouver: A 2 Day Itinerary And Sightseeing Guide

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Vancouver was our first stop in Canada and I’ll be honest: it wasn’t love at first sight. When we arrived it was cold and rain was pouring down from a dark-grey sky. We couldn’t even see the mountains north of… Continue Reading

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Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai: The Most Romantic Things to do

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is famous for its culture, temples and markets. It’s a city that attracts visitors from all over the world, who look for the real Thailand. Not many consider it to be a romantic destination and they head to the islands for honeymoons and getaways with their loved ones. But do you know there […]

Who You’re Likely to Meet Out

by Vicky @

The nightlife is something everyone interprets differently. Some people just can’t imagine their life without clubbing because it’s loud and way entertaining, while some others are more into a quiet evening with a close friend. Whether you like going out to a nightclub or not...

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Chaos Ensues After French Supermarket Reduces Price of Nutella

Chaos Ensues After French Supermarket Reduces Price of Nutella

by Mayukh Sen @ Munchies

“It was like an orgy," one supermarket employee said of the chaos.

Diamond Island – The fake Paris of Phnom Penh

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

I have a soft spot for Phnom Penh as it was the first city I visited in Southeast Asia. The combination of that good memory and it being a little rough around the edges has kept me coming back whenever I can. Every time I come back it’s a little less dustier and a little […]

How Much Does It Cost To Travel Australia: A Budget Breakdown

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Australia is the 6th biggest country in the world, so big in fact that it counts as a continental landmass! With more than 823,000 kilometers of road available to be explored it is an amazing road trip destination. Both Frank… Continue Reading

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Trekking to Wat Pha Lat in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Wat Pha Lat, also known as Wat Sakithaka, is a small gem on the map of Chiang Mai. This quiet temple is hidden in the forest and is very often omitted by travellers, who head straight to the nearby Wat Phra That Doi Suthep – one of the most famous temples in the north of […]

The North Face Thermoball Review: The Best Coat for Travelers

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

I recently bought the North Face Thermoball coat (and got one for Luke, too, so I’ll touch on how it is for men as well as women) and instantly fell in love with it. I’ve been looking for a great travel coat that will keep me warm in most destinations that doesn’t weigh a ton, […]

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Cost of Living in Vietnam

Cost of Living in Vietnam


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Real estate professional Dylan Nguyen offers an overview of the cost of living in Vietnam.

How to organise your own trip and travel on a budget?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

You want to see the world, but your earnings and budget don’t allow you to travel? You listen with envy to your friends who tell you about their adventures abroad and you dream to be able to do the same in the future? You want to know how other people can afford to go to […]

Booking the Trip of a Lifetime – Part Two

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

If you read my first post, you’ll know we have quite the trip ahead. It took a lot of saving, planning, and research, but in the end it was worth the time and effort.  So how did we do it? I wish I could say I have some sort of secret way of getting free … Continue reading "Booking the Trip of a Lifetime – Part Two"

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Timisoara / Temesvar, Romania

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Timisoara / Temesvar, Romania

Adam’s Peak In Photos

by EvanOnTheRoad @ Evan on the Road

I can clearly remember waking up at 3:00am – or a similar awful time – to be able to make it to Adam’s Peak for sunrise. I had lots of snacks to get me though the hike; I was thinking in survival mode so I bought lots of sugar-loaded local snacks, most of which I [...]

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48 Hours in Budapest. What to Do.

by Alyson Long for World Travel Family @ World Travel Family

Ask anyone who has traveled through Eastern Europe to name their favorite city and they will almost definitely say Budapest. Home of beautiful buildings, steaming spa baths and delightfully cheap beer, there’s really nothing not to love.Budapest is the ideal destination for people who want a weekend getaway. Two days in Budapest is all you […]

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5 Countries that are cheap to live in and offer a high quality of life!

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

5 Countries that are cheap to live in and offer a high quality of life! While everyone’s definition of ‘cheap’ and ‘high quality of life’ may differ, these countries offer an affordable cost of living certainly in comparison to most developed countries whilst still having a huge amount to offer. A budget of US$1000/month (€850, […]

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Don’t cancel your trip to Thailand yet! Read this first!

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

On the 13th of October at 15:52 local time King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the king of Thailand, passed away. The whole country has been mourning him since then. The famous Thai smile is a little less common nowadays, videos of crying crowds and pictures of people holding portraits of the King flood the internet. Tourists, who […]

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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Where I’m At: January, 2018 – Otres Beach edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Otres Beach, and happy new year! Where I’ve Been Hanoi A post shared by James Clark ✈️ (@nomadicnotes) on Dec 2, 2017 at 5:47am PST Ahh Hanoi. Every time I go back I’m amazed […]

Conquering Huayna Picchu

by EvanOnTheRoad @ Evan on the Road

The clouds and mist finally broke for the first time, and the sun managed to peek through the sky and briefly settle on the ruins below. Three days of hiking across jagged mountain cliffs, trekking through deeply carved valleys and exotic vegetation, and suffering the constantly changing temperatures had paid off. The moment was literally [...]

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How to Decide Where to Travel Next + Our Travel Bucket List

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

If you’re one of those people who loves the idea of running off, spur of the moment, to whichever international destination has captured

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Copper Cow Coffee: Vietnamese Pour-Over Goes Global

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Like her Copper Cow Coffee, Debbie Wei Mullan is a mix of Asian and American. She was raised in San Francisco by her Chinese-Vietnamese mother and American father, and although they assimilated into American culture, growing up, her mom’s kitchen was filled with the pungent aromas and intense flavors of Vietnamese and Chinese home-cooking. That […]

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REVIEW: Starling Bank – The Best Way To Manage Money Whilst Travelling?

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

What's best way to manage your money whilst travelling? The Starling Bank app is my favourite way to manage money abroad - here's why...

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Christmas Road Trip from Chiang Mai to Pai

Christmas Road Trip from Chiang Mai to Pai

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

This Christmas, we took a 2-day road trip from Chiang Mai to Pai. Because we work full-time, we use our Christmas holiday to make sure we go on an adventure! I know that doesn’t sound much like what you do at Christmas back home, but to be honest we’re both quite rubbish at sitting down, […]

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Travelling Europe by car: tips and things to consider

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

In the last three months, we’ve travelled over 5,000 miles across nine countries in Europe by car. The journey has taken us from the canal-lined streets of Amsterdam and the beaches of the Algarve to Bavarian castles, Slovenian lakes and finally, to Prague. Here’s a look at our experience of travelling Europe by car, including […]

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BRB – I’m Traveling in Southeast Asia

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Blog updates coming in the new year...

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Ukrainian International Airlines: Why I don’t want to save money on flights anymore

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Ukrainian International Airlines are one of the top airlines that fly between Thailand and Europe and because of their prices many people choose to holiday in the tropics. Expats from many countries very often use deals and promotions from UIA to visit their families, or to go for a short break to their home countries. Prices are […]

The cost of living in Vietnam

The cost of living in Vietnam


The cost of living in Vietnam

Updated in July 2017. How much costs a coffee in the street in Vietnam, the accomodation, appartment or shared house? and what about local food? and travel and night life? Dichungtaxi will answer to these questions in this post

What it’s Like to Stay at a Capsule Hotel in Tokyo

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

“SHOOOOOEEESSSS” From the moment the surgical-masked woman on the front desk screeched at me to take my shoes off the second I entered the door, I knew the capsule hotel in Tokyo was going to be an experience. It had taken me an hour to find the Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel, even though it was apparently just a ten-minute walk from the Shinjuku Station. A whole 60 minutes with over […]

One Day in Kuala Lumpur

by Luke Nicholson @ Charlie on Travel

In this Kuala Lumpur travel guide, we share our favourite things to do in Malaysia’s capital city, including the best temples, Chinatown and the best vegetarian restaurants in the city. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city, wasn’t on our original travel itinerary. But we’re so glad we went there! Kuala Lumpur is a city with towering skyscrapers, […]

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Ko Phangan with kids

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

So how is it in Ko Phangan ? It is our second month here. We spent a month here, had a short visit in Myanmar for a new visa to Thailand and then headed back home, to Koh Phangan. And…

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Tomb Rider: Hue to Dong Hoi on Back-Roads

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Covering nearly 200km of completely empty beach, coastal back-roads lead from the old imperial capital of Hue to the beach city of Dong Hoi. Scattered with thousands of traditional-style tombs, this coastal region is rarely explored by foreign visitors... Continue reading

Our 12 Favorite Travel Destinations of 2016

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

While the rest of the world was seemingly burning to the ground, we were actually having a pretty flippin’ fantastic time in 2016.

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The Best Luxury Hotel On Bali: Jamahal Private Resort & Spa

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

In November Frank and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Jamahal Private Resort and Spa on Bali. We had such an amazing time there that, even though I usually don’t write hotel posts, I made an exception for this… Continue Reading

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Home sweet home: Find your dream place in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

The first thing which you need to do when you come to live in Thailand is to find a good place to stay. It’s a stressful process for those, who want to settle here for the first time, but despite what you might think, finding an apartment, or a house in the Land of Smiles […]

Scooters in Chiang Mai: How to drive safely around the city

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Scooters are everywhere in Chiang Mai. Just like anywhere else in Thailand, they are used for transportation of people, goods and even animals. For expats living in Chiang Mai they are a necessary tool to get to work quickly and to see places further away from the city, which often cannot be found in any […]

The Best 5 Star Resorts and Luxury Hotels in Goa

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

The Best 5 Star Resorts and Luxury Hotels in Goa One of the best things about Goa is that this small, sunny, relaxed state...

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A Little Adrift… Dispatch from Mexico: Oaxacan Life

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

Has life sped up? The days, weeks, and months whip past faster than I can count. I landed in Oaxaca, Mexico in January. Two months later, I’m settled but restless. Does that even make sense? Traveling is a hard habit to break. I bought a coffee cup when I arrived. It was a small concession […]

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Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a writer and photographer.

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Go Overseas: How to choose your travel insurance

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

I’m gonna be honest, I have never once used travel insurance. I like to live my life with the confidence that any debilitating issue that crops up because of my poor lifestyle will be medically fixable by the time I’m 50. But this is because I live on a freelance writer’s budget. I’m a cheap bastard. […]

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Visiting Slovenia – tiny but lovely Ljubljana and Lake Bled

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

After a fairy tale trip to Neuschwanstein Castle, we set off along Germany’s Romantic Road, driving through tiny Bavarian villages surrounded by forests and peaks. We climbed higher through the Austrian Alps, passing through ski towns where the snow lay like thick icing on rooftops and clung to the branches of pine trees. This winter […]

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The 10 Best Places in the World to Celebrate Halloween

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

You guys, it’s finally Halloween season! This is hands down my favorite holiday. You can celebrate it literally anywhere and anyhow you want. If you want to get together with family and remember those you’ve lost recently, do it. If you want to stay in with a shit-your-pants scary movie, a bottle of wine to […]

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A Backpacker’s Travel Guide to The Philippines

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

A Backpacker’s Travel Guide to the Philippines Guest Post by John from PreTravels.com The Philippines is a beautiful country made up of over 7000 islands...

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AFTERNOON TEA ON THE THAMES: OXO TOWER, LONDON

by Janine Spencer @ Janine Spencer

After a morning of meetings and an endless amount of walking an afternoon of relaxation (and over eating) at…

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Nile Cruises: 10 things to see and do

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Deep, in the heart of Africa lies the world’s longest river – the Nile. It flows through a kingdom of breathtaking landscapes, where exotic species of animals live and where colourful cultures depend on its waters to survive. It was once a home to ancient Egyptians, who strongly believed that the river was a god, […]

Where I’m At: December, 2017 – Hanoi edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Hanoi! It’s been a month bookended by conferences in two different fields. I average about one conference a year, so two in a month is unusual for me. I try to mix it up […]

The Cost of Traveling Laos

The Cost of Traveling Laos


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Laos is one of the most popular destinations for travelers in Southeast Asia but how much does it cost to travel there? This article breaks down the prices.

I teach English on Skype: My way to earn money online

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Digital nomadism is one of the recent world trends. Many people want to travel, work online and earn money. It is a great option for those, who are tired with the corporate world and want to see and experience more. For a long time I dreamed about working remotely. I wanted to travel and work […]

Cost Of Living: Nha Trang, Vietnam

Cost Of Living: Nha Trang, Vietnam


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After spending three whole months in Koh Samui, Thailand the next stop on the list was Vietnam. Here I…

Finding perfection (and a possible future home) in Porto

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

Despite having just booked one-way tickets to Colombia, Andrew and I have been talking a lot lately about finding a future base in Europe. As much as we love our freedom, we know that after our South American adventures we’ll need to find a base in Europe where we can hang up our backpacks, work […]

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Best Airbnbs in Reykjavik for a Winter Break

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Let me share my Airbnb wishlist for Reykjavik, Iceland. Read my list of the best Airbnbs in Reykjavik, including budget rooms, perfect apartments and luxury rental homes.  Winter season has got me dreaming about white snow and cold countries. I was just sixteen when I went on my first trip to Iceland – it was short […]

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How much did our our trip to The Philippines cost

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

How much does a trip in The Philippines actually cost ? As usual, the answer isn’t straightforward and depends on many factors – how many people? How old are the kids ? How many places are in the itinerary ?…

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Backpacking Route for New Zealand

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

asia/oceania routes southeast asia | thailand | myanmar | vietnam | indonesia | india | australia | new zealand New Zealand Backpacking Route by Kayla Kurin Our New Zealand travel itinerary starts in Christchurch and loops around the South Island for wildlife, camping, glaciers, and activities for adventure junkies. The route then crosses to the North […]

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Which Cigar Does Your Country Love?

by Vicky @

I know it’s your favorite pastime and you can’t imagine your next holiday without them. Cigars are synonymous with relaxing and spending quality time with people. But I challenge you to leave them at home for once. Why not experience local tastes instead of simply...

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My trip to Tibet: 20 photographs from the Roof of the World

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

It was quite a spontaneous idea to visit Tibet. I was traveling in China and Tibet was so close, I just couldn’t resist. So, shortly after arriving in China, I also arranged my trip to Tibet. I’m forever glad I did. No country has ever kept me under its spell as Tibet. The unsurpassed beauty […]

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The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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My Daily Food Expenses in Hanoi - Sunkissed Suitcase

My Daily Food Expenses in Hanoi - Sunkissed Suitcase


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It's easy to eat cheap or to splurge when eating in Hanoi! Here's a look at my daily food expenses in Hanoi.

Keeping Your Stuff Safe While Traveling

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

While you are traveling, either for business or pleasure, it is always important to keep your luggage and personal belongings safe. Theft is always a risk, but more often, sometimes things just get lost. Listed here are various ways to keep your belongings safe whenever you’re traveling.

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Best Vacations Spots In Vietnam

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s the perfect time for traveling. In today’s article, you’ll discover five of the best vacation spots in Vietnam. These are all “off-the-grid,” making them fun getaways where you won’t be bothered by other tourists. If you’re looking for some fun spots to kick back and relax, you’ll love […]

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5 Things to consider before you teach English in China

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

5 Things to consider before you teach English in China image via Brian Yap, CC BY-NC 2.0 A guest post by Dimitris Vlachos If you’re interested in teaching English in China, then you’re in for an exciting and rewarding adventure. As a company which specialises in helping people like you teach abroad, we understand what you’re […]

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Hải Đăng Vegetarian Restaurant, Saigon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Hải Đăng is a simple, local, informal vegetarian restaurant in Saigon's Binh Thanh District. The sheer variety and freshness of vegetable dishes on offer (not just tofu and 'fake meat') sets it apart from other Vietnamese vegetarian eateries in the city.... Continue reading

Street food Tour in Bangkok’s Chinatown with TakeMeTour

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Bangkok’s Chinatown, or Yaowarat, definitely earns its spot on the list of must-see places in Thailand’s capital. It is home to one of the city’s most iconic streets and a haven for street food lovers. I have been to Bangkok many times before, but for some reason, I’ve never made it to Chinatown. That’s why […]

Celebrating Tet in Saigon

by Jimmy @

As a child, every year we always celebrated Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) as it was the most important date in the yearly calendar. It was also be a date that I would dread yet enjoy at the same time. The day would start my … Read all about it!

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Monthly recap: April travels

by Jo @ Twourism

In April we’ve been busy planning our upcoming trips and doing work – y’know that activity that funds our travels? (And, in all honesty, is an interesting and challenging way to spend most of our days.) We’ve booked three short trips for May and a long one for June so some home time has been […]

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The Year in Pho: Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Family Stories from 2017

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

| Wouldn’t you know it, there was a lot of pho fervor this year, especially at Viet World Kitchen! Instead of doing a year-end summary of the most popular recipes on the site, I decided to round up all the pho-related content that published during the past twelve months. I published tips, tricks, and recipes...

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Why Traveling Together Might Not be Such a Good Idea

by Vicky @

Dating sites (for example: https://uabrides.com/ ) often advise couples traveling together saying that it can improve quality of the relationships. However, there are certain strong reasons why traveling with a partner might not be such a good idea. Some couples think that taking a vacation together...

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8 reasons why you should become an Online English Teacher

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

When I started working as an online English teacher I didn’t know what to expect, but I knew that it was going to be better than working at a school, or for a big corporation. I wanted to be independent and wanted to be my own boss. So, I took the leap and I have […]

Best restaurants in Hanoi: Wander in the map of tastes

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi has complex layers of culture to distinguish itself from others big cities in Vietnam. The border between the ancient Hanoi and the Hanoi of modernity and luxury one is not chaotic but unusually remarkable: With a walk down the same street, one can admire an antique Buddhist temple and soon after, the French architecture […]

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Second wife and men’s dowry: Relationships in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Every time I research things related to Thai love, I get a little confused. As everything here, also relationships in Thailand are complicated and full of contradictions. Sometimes I think that even Thais can’t figure it out. On one hand the society is very conservative and talking about sex is wrong, on the other, there […]

A Year in Review: 2017

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

This year feels like it has gone faster than any other year. I guess you probably start saying that every year as you get older, but I feel like I was just ringing in 2017. Now all of a sudden 2018 is looming and I wonder what it is that has made this year speed […]

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The Perfect 2 Week Bali Itinerary For First Time Visitors

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

While we traveled extensively around Southeast Asia during our 5 month trip in 2015, we had not yet been to Indonesia. And because we longed for a tropical beach after our 5 month road trip adventure in Canada and the… Continue Reading

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Thailand Travel Costs and How Much to Budget [Infographic]

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Thailand is a very budget-friendly destination and you will almost always get a lot of bang for your Baht. But what’s a good budget per day for Thailand? Well, it depends on how you’re travelling. If you’re a digital nomad living in Thailand, you can take advantage of long-term rentals and keep costs low. If […]

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Skiing in Romania. Cavnic Maramures

by Alyson Long for World Travel Family @ World Travel Family

We’ve had a fantastic time skiing here in Romania, the kids took a few lessons while Chef and I were free to head up the mountain. Being child-free is a pretty new experience for us, as full time child-wranglers and educators, it kinda rocked! After just 3 lessons D was joining us on the big […]

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And the winner is….

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

I received thousands of submissions for my round the world contest, and I enjoyed reading every single one of them. Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. Today, I'm very excited to announce the official winner of the round the world contest! The journey begins next month.

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A Little Portrait… Stories of Microfinance from the Women of the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

It’s the scent of warm corn that most reminds me of my time in Oaxaca, Mexico. Corn is intrinsically woven into the fabric of Mexico’s culture and daily life. And in the rural areas of Mexico, this link is even stronger. First cultivated 10,000 years ago, indigenous cultures keep a link to their past as […]

This travel story (A Little Portrait… Stories of Microfinance from the Women of the Oaxaca Valley, Mexico ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville by train

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

The railway line from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville was reopened for passenger services in 2016 after 14 years of being out of action. I’ve been to Phnom Penh numerous times and I have always admired the old train station, hoping that one day that train services would resume. If you want to ride the only […]

109: Sam Fawahl, Becoming More Committed to This Lifestyle

by Nomad Capitalist Live @ Nomad Capitalist

  The new year is coming! This is the last podcast episode of the year. Andrew has a lot of things in the works right now, but 2018’s theme is going to be ‘commitment.’ Are you committed to going where you’re treated best, paying less in taxes, and living a freedom-based lifestyle? People who get […]

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San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

Long-term visas to Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

If you are reading this post, it means that you’re either moving to Thailand, or you would like to move. I am sure that you’ve searched the Internet and you’re still confused which visa to choose. Long-term visas to Thailand is not an easy subject. You need a lot of patience and have quite a […]

Ladies Who Rock: Katie Jones, Copywriter and Digital Nomad

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Katie is another strong, independent woman, who decided to pursue her career as a digital nomad. She lives in exotic places, such as Bali and Chiang Mai, and works remotely. She also helps Flylancer – a company that dedicates its work to building a strong community of digital nomads around the world – to develop […]

Why Living in the Developing World Makes You More Mindful

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

Having been born and brought up in a rich, developed country full of opportunity and structure, I never would have been able to imagine a life any different. That was, of course, until I stepped outside my comfort zone and backpacked in India, Nepal, and SE Asia for 8 months, and then moved to Vietnam...

Backpacking in the Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca & Formentera)

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

Backpacking in the Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca & Formentera) The Balearic Islands have long been popular holiday destinations, mostly for Northern Europeans looking for a short sunny getaway. Typically people fly in and fly out, only visiting one island but it is possible to do a longer, backpacking trip in the Balearic Islands. You […]

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How to Bargain in Vietnam

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

How to Bargain in Vietnam A guest post by Jim from Asia Marvels Many travellers in Vietnam are so afraid of paying more than they should that they forget to enjoy their trip. Here is some insight into bargaining in Vietnam to make your time here easier. The first thing you should know about bargaining […]

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Why Traveling Together Might Not be Such a Good Idea

by Vicky @

Dating sites (for example: https://uabrides.com/ ) often advise couples traveling together saying that it can improve quality of the relationships. However, there are certain strong reasons why traveling with a partner might not be such a good idea. Some couples think that taking a vacation together...

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The best places for some tea and pastries in Kuala Lumpur that the Queen would approve

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

This post is brought to you by Traveloka  When you are in Kuala Lumpur but you’ve covered everything this city has to offer, all its touristic attractions and glory, what else can you do? If you are a person who enjoys their siesta time with the perfect cup of English tea and some scones to […]

The Cost of Living in Hoi An, Vietnam

The Cost of Living in Hoi An, Vietnam


Never Ending Voyage

The Cost of Living in Hoi An, Vietnam

KNITWEAR MUST-HAVES: IVYREVEL

by Janine Spencer @ Janine Spencer

My latest collaboration with IVYREVEL showcases their stunning knitwear pieces! These two jumpers are a modern take on basic…

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Sichuan Magic Dust Popcorn Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Since late November, my friend Andrew Janjigian and I have made a total of about 55 batches of this popcorn. It’s his recipe, which he shared with me after I wrote about MSG in pho. When he realized that I was open to tinkering with monosodium glutamate in cooking, he sent the recipe to me....

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Economic report on the cost of dengue fever in Vietnam: case of a provincial hospital

Economic report on the cost of dengue fever in Vietnam: case of a provincial hospital


PubMed Central (PMC)

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral illness with the world’s fastest rate of infection. In 2014, Vietnam had recorded 43,000 cases in 53 provinces, with 28 deaths.A 6-month cross-sectional study was conducted from September 2015 to March 2016 at ...

A guide on choosing a hotel around Hanoi Old Quarter

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Choosing a hotel for your holidays always takes time. Especially when you have a long list of places to visit, you have to book a hotel that is easy for you to commute. When in Hanoi, due to its complicated traffic system and the position of famous tourist attractions, you should book a hotel around […]

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Koh Kood: A Most Fabulous Island (But Not Quite For Me)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Koh Kood is often billed as "Thailand's last unspoiled island". And I didn't like it.

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Our South America trip begins! Visas, vaccines, insurance and packing list

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

Tomorrow we set off for Colombia! We’ve been talking about this South America trip for so many years that it’s taken on a surreal, dream-like quality for me. Now it’s a tangible thing. This time tomorrow we’ll be zooming across the sky to the other side of the world. Here’s a look at how we’ve […]

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We Are Back From Our Twourism Break!

by Screndels @ Twourism

After a bit of a break from Twourism, we’re back on the blogging scene with a new-look website, some brand new content, and a greater commitment to giving you the best travel tips. We know it’s been a while. We’re sorry. Some of the content here will now seem quite dated, but we’ll refresh it […]

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Sighisoara, Romania

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Sighisoara, Romania

Puerto Montt, Chile

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Puerto Montt, Chile

Flight Review : Swiss Airlines CS100 Business Class Budapest to Zurich

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

This was the first of two flights on the day, and honestly the one I was least looking forward to. I was just personally looking forward to our long haul flight back to Boston a little more. It’s also a short-haul flight and European carriers are known to use a EuroBusiness model, which is a … Continue reading "Flight Review : Swiss Airlines CS100 Business Class Budapest to Zurich"

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Expat Exposed: Raksha In Sydney, Australia

Expat Exposed: Raksha In Sydney, Australia

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

Meet Raksha, an Indian girl who loves traveling! She mostly travels solo and loves to meet new people and explore new cultures. Traveling is her first love and photography is her second. She mostly photographs landscapes and skyscapes. What inspired you to become an expat? Traveling was the main reason. I wanted to explore the World and I wanted to experience staying away from home. Why did you choose Sydney? I had three options based on my job opportunities – Denmark, Canada and Australia. This was the first time I was moving away from family and I knew it was hard for my mother to accept this change. Because of which I decided on a place that was closest to home (India), which was Australia. Did you go alone or did you have a friend/significant other with you? Yes, alone. I had a job before I arrived in Australia, so […]

SEE TEFL course interview with Hailey from America

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

A few months ago, I visited SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai to take a look at their brand-new school building in Chiang Mai. SEE TEFL is, of course, the TEFL school I attended when I arrived in Thailand around four years ago to get trained to become an English teacher. During my visit, I had […]

The Doomed Independence Movement of Easter Island

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

Easter Island barely juts out of the ocean over 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent. It’s one of the most remote places on Earth – Antarctica is far more accessible, almost as if the land called Rapa Nui by the locals wasn’t meant to have locals in the first place. Man didn’t make it to […]

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My Mom Says This Blog is Boring

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]

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A Little Reckoning… On Transformative Travel Experiences and 9 Years of Travel

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

To call it sadness gives it too much weight. But happiness is too vibrant and concrete. I don’t feel identifiably happy as I enter my tenth year on the road. At least not toward travel, particularly. It’s more like a heavy uncertainty. My life is pregnant with pause. I am waiting to hear from the […]

This travel story (A Little Reckoning… On Transformative Travel Experiences and 9 Years of Travel ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Tipping in Mexico: A Traveler’s Guide

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

Wondering what the deal is with tipping in Mexico? Hopefully, this little guide can help you in any situation where you wonder whether or not to slip someone a few Pesos. Whether you’re thinking about traveling to Mexico City, Tulum, Oaxaca, or further afield, the rules are generally the same when it comes to tipping […]

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Seven Natural Beauty Brands From Vietnam

by Minh Nguyen @ Vietcetera

Vietnam’s cosmetic retail market rakes in US $1.78 billion per year and is expected to hit US $2.35 billion by the end of 2018. That’s one of the fastest compound annual growth rates on the planet. Currently, 90% of Vietnam’s cosmetic market share is dominated by multinationals including companies from South Korea, Europe, Japan, Thailand, […]

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Mauritius is Paradise

by Vicky @

I had read about Mauritius in travel blogs before but it wasn’t until our recent trip to South Africa that this exotic island became a reality. In all honestly our initial plan was to travel from South Africa to Madagascar for a 2 week trip...

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Gap Year Itinerary Ideas By Region

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

To get the maximum experience out of your gap year, both in quality and quantity, you’re going to need to plan your gap year travel itinerary. This isn’t to say that you have to stick to it like your life depends on it — you should never let plans get in the way of following […]

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Four Things I Dislike About Living in Vietnam

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

Living in Vietnam has changed my entire perspective on life. It’s made me laugh, cry, and nearly pull my hair out at times. But ultimately, it’s helped me appreciate all the wonderful things I have, and what a privilege it was to be able to grow up and be educated in a developed, Western nation....

Orangutans in Borneo | Our Rainforest Adventure

by Luke Nicholson @ Charlie on Travel

The best place to see orangutans in the wild is Tanjung Puting National Park on the island of Borneo. There are said to be 6000 orangutans in the park. Borneo is shared by three countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Tanjung Puting is in Indonesian Borneo, which is known as Kalimantan. Wild orangutans are found only on […]

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Get To Know The Real Bali: Live Like A Local In Sebatu Village

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

An Indonesian man with a wide smile walks toward us and asks: “Are you Lotte?”. “Yes I am”, I say: “And this is my husband Frank”. “My name is Wayan”, he replies: “I will be your host for the next… Continue Reading

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The Real Cost of Travelling Through Vietnam

The Real Cost of Travelling Through Vietnam


Twourism

Travelling through Vietnam is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. So grab a map, a guide book, and start planning that trip!

40 photos that will inspire you to visit Tajikistan!

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

TAJIKISTAN – “Never heard of it. No idea where it’s located. Isn’t that a dangerous country?…” Just a couple of responses I got from people when I told them I traveled through Tajikistan, a country you generally don’t hear a lot about. Undeservedly so. Tajikistan is absolutely stunning and the people are incredibly friendly and hospitable. Even though […]

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Discovering the capes and coastal gems of Prince Edward Island, Canada

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

Discovering the capes and coastal gems of Prince Edward Island by Jared Nusinoff Tourists venture out to Eastern Canada to experience the geographical beauty and tranquillity which makes this part of the country unique. Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in Canada, and a destination to experience the charm and beauty of a relaxed […]

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Doors: The Balkans – Part 1

by EvanOnTheRoad @ Evan on the Road

Doors and their ways. What do you think before opening a door and crossing through a doorway? Nothing? Watching your head? Wondering what’s on the other side? Something superstitious? Often, I view traveling and its benefits as a doorway. A doorway to a fuller, happier life; to open mindedness; to a brighter future; to obtaining [...]

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Vietnam Travel Costs & Prices - Halong Bay, the Mekong Delta & Floating Markets | BudgetYourTrip.com

Vietnam Travel Costs & Prices - Halong Bay, the Mekong Delta & Floating Markets | BudgetYourTrip.com


Budget Your Trip

Vietnam is a country rich in culture and history. It's an ever changing country that is forever working to increase its tourism base.

11 ways to cure flight delay boredom in the airport

by Screndels @ Twourism

NEWSFLASH: Being stuck in an airport is boring. The customer experience in an airport is typically dire, even at the best of times. Airports are simply a way to filter humans onto flights, and make a bit of money along the way with over-priced nonsense. So airports are especially frustrating if you have a flight […]

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Florida airport hell and a taste of Miami

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

‘Welcome to the USA’, the sign was just visible above a sea of people crammed into the arrivals terminal at Fort Lauderdale Airport. It was nearly midnight and after a nine-hour flight from London, we’d now been stuck in immigration queues for almost four hours. The perfect start to our two-day layover in Miami, right? […]

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Pink Sands Club: The Height of Luxury

Pink Sands Club: The Height of Luxury

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

The Pinks Sands Club on Canouan Island was such a surprise to me! This was my second work trip (my first was to Uruguay, Chile and Chilean Patagonia) and it still hasn’t quite sunk in yet that I get to travel to some pretty fantastic places, The Pink Sands Club included. Snuggled on a private beach on an island in St. Vincent and The Grenadines in the Caribbean, the hotel is white with splashes of bright pink and blue – a favorite combo of mine. Each room is slightly different but all in the same style. Each room in the hotel has a large terrace overlooking the ocean – my sister came with me on this trip and we liked to sleep with the door open to the terrace so we could hear the ocean as we went to sleep. Canouan Island has a population of roughly 2,500 people. The […]

Christmas Tours in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Come explore Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, home to imperial palaces and fairy-tale castles, Bavarian villages and Baroque cities, the mysterious Black Forest and the snow-capped Alps. This is storybook Europe, where half-timbered inns painted with festive flowers lean over quiet country roads, and the Gothic spires of castles rise from craggy bluffs above the Rhine River.

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How Not to Lose Your Luggage and What To Do If You Lose It

by Vicky @

  You just gut out of your plane, you’re exhausted but ready to roll! All you can think of is the trip ahead of you – that tour you’ve got tomorrow, the museum tickets you have waiting for you, and your sense of wanderlust is...

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Chiang Rai Province: Why It’s Worth a Stop in Northern Thailand

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chiang Rai highlights: from mountain-top views stretching into Laos to scenic villages among the tea fields.

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New York in Winter is a magical place, according to New Yorkers

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

Now that I live in New York, and the holiday season has well and truly begun (I mean, not by my standards, but there are already decorations and skating rinks going up on every block, like what?), I thought it’d be appropriate to repost an older article. This was originally from November 2nd, 2013 on Matador Network. New […]

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Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization.

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110, Final Episode: When It Comes to Your Taxes, There Is No Room Left for Error

by Nomad Capitalist Live @ Nomad Capitalist

  The U.S. now has the ability to not only take away your passport but also to refuse to issue you a new one if you owe the IRS over $50,000. They are following in the footsteps of other Western countries like Australia. People who believe hide-and-seek is the way to go when it comes […]

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Saigon on A Budget - Tips for Cheap Foods, Transportation, Activities

Saigon on A Budget - Tips for Cheap Foods, Transportation, Activities


The Christina's Blog

Ho Chi Minh City remains a place that can be enjoyed if you have tight money. Here is some tips to do Saigon on a budget.

7 Towns in the Lake District Worth Your Time

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

Every time I go back to the UK I have the opportunity to visit different towns in the Lake District. Luke has family up there so we can explore the region for days on end, usually during the quiet winter months. I love exploring the natural beauty of the Lake District, visiting the old market […]

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Vietnam’s Visa System is a Mess (Here’s How it Actually Works)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Explaining the four different ways of entering Vietnam visa-free or with visa.

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Which Cigar Does Your Country Love?

by Vicky @

I know it’s your favorite pastime and you can’t imagine your next holiday without them. Cigars are synonymous with relaxing and spending quality time with people. But I challenge you to leave them at home for once. Why not experience local tastes instead of simply...

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One Day in Chiang Mai: The Essential Guide

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I absolutely love Chiang Mai! I’ve been living here on and off for more than three years now and have been using most of my free time to explore the city and its surrounding areas. Chiang Mai really has a lot to offer and finding the “must-sees” can be a real hassle, especially if you only […]

My New Favorite Island: Harbour Island

My New Favorite Island: Harbour Island

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

I discovered my new favorite destination this past April when I went on a long weekend away with my mom and sister: Harbour Island. This tiny little island only takes about 5 minutes to walk the width of at its center but there is surprisingly a lot of activity on this hidden gem. Plus the beaches aren’t hard on the eyes either…Harbour Island is dotted with colorful buildings covered in tropical blooms. We spent hours driving around our rental golf cart trying to decide which house we would live in if we moved here in our dreams.The crystal blue water is a sight to see in and of itself. If you look close enough, you can tell that the sand on the beach is pink! The pink of the sand doesn’t appear as vivid in photos but in person, especially at sunset, it’s a fun touch added to the island.  […]

6 Adventurous things to do in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Northern Thailand, is truly rich in culture, nature and food. Attested by more than 300 Buddhist temples, numerous historical sites, 4 colourful festivals and uncountable markets, Chiang Mai cannot be missing on your Thailand itinerary. It’s also a playground for adventurers, thrill-seekers, and adrenaline junkies. Chiang Mai will […]

Izmir, Turkey

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Izmir, Turkey

Food at work becomes the norm

Food at work becomes the norm


vietnamnews.vn

It has become important for companies to give their workers meals at work. Ever since last year, workplaces have had to make sure that the meals they offer are good.

Our Snowy Night at the Manor Country House, Oxford

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

It took us SIX hours to get to the Manor Country House in Oxford, from Portsmouth, SIX HOURS. Unfortunately we’d (me and this new man I dropped into that catch up blog post)  decided to travel on the most difficult weekend of the year for the route, actually, not even weekend, day. Train strikes and inches of snow meant it was four trains, a two hour wait in the cold […]

How Much A Trip to Vietnam Costs | Vietnam Travel Budget 2017

How Much A Trip to Vietnam Costs | Vietnam Travel Budget 2017


Charlie on Travel

How much does it cost to travel Vietnam? Average daily cost per person, total travel expenses, budget accommodation and cheap food in Vietnam.

One day in Laos (or Visa Run in short)

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

Last night I was on my own for five hours. Only Me and Myself. A-l-o-n-e! Being alone on a world family trip is not something that happens a lot. Did I say not a lot? I meant almost doesn’t happen…

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How Much Does it Cost to Travel Cambodia?

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

Cambodia is one of South East Asia’s hotspots, commonly visited on a typical Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos backpacking trip, and also drawing visitors from all over the globe to visit the famed Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap. It’s other appeal is that its quite cheap to travel – you can get around on the smallest of budgets. Cambodia has some of the… Read more →

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Monthly Update: Saigon, Bangkok, Melbourne – March 2016

by Jimmy @

Greetings from Melbourne! After a three month road trip across America and two months in Saigon, I am finally back in Australia. I spent a week in Melbourne in late August prior to leaving for America and couldn’t wait to … Read all about it!

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A Little Photoessay… What’s Japan Like? Gorgeous. Contradictory. Fascinating.

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

Shibuya, Tokyo Shibuya represented the Japan I had anticipated — bright lights, vibrant colors, pulsing energy, and so. many. people. A friend from college lives in Japan, a lucky circumstance that guaranteed mea familiar face to lead me through my first days in Tokyo. She navigated us through the metro’s maze and the surging mass […]

This travel story (A Little Photoessay… What’s Japan Like? Gorgeous. Contradictory. Fascinating. ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

Kumquat Festival Hoi An 2018

by Alyson Long for World Travel Family @ World Travel Family

The Kumquat festival in on in Hoi An this weekend ( 27 -28 January 2018), it’s a feast of kumquat goodness and yes, it’s worth going. There are various events over the weekend including kumquat tree judging, bonsai displays, kumquat related produce to taste and more. We have some photos of what’s going on at […]

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All you need to know about Thai spirit houses

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand is a country, where Buddhist philosophy blends with mysticism and superstitions. Faithful gather in golden temples to pray to Buddha statutes and offer money and food to different gods to get rid of misfortunes and attract good luck. Thais are very superstitious and they strongly believe in ghosts and mystic energy, which is everywhere and […]

Thai Friendly Review

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

Thai Friendly is the best local dating site in all of Thailand. This site is huge with locals, and is easily the number one online dating tool in Thailand. In fact, I think it’s even more popular than Tinder or Plenty of Fish. In this article, I’ll show you the site’s main features, your best […]

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Fulidhoo Island – A Complete Guide To The Maldives Diving Paradise

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking at diving the Maldives on a budget? Well the local island of Fulidhoo in the Vaavu atoll is the perfect place to experience diving in the Maldives!

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Northern Lights Tours of Iceland

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Iceland is one of the most famous destinations for seeking a view of the famous dancing lights, and there are several tour options here to give you the best opportunity to spot them.

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Most Dangerous Countries For Couchsurfing

by Vicky @

  Couchsurfing, even though already very popular, it gains more and more popularity as days go by and a millions of people use it daily to find free accommodation. This is a situation that could have never been foreseen by Casey Fenton, traveling enthusiast and...

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Convenience costs Vietnam’s out-of-home food service industry

Convenience costs Vietnam’s out-of-home food service industry


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

Ho Chi Minh City-based market research firm Decision Lab has confirmed the continued rise of the convenience store at a breakfast seminar co-hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City.

💸 Cost of living in Da Nang, Vietnam - The Blond Travels

💸 Cost of living in Da Nang, Vietnam - The Blond Travels


The Blond Travels

Planning to move to Da Nang? Find out if the cost of living fits into your budget using our helpful tables and case studies. Food ✔ Transport ✔ Rent ✔

My Travel Plans for 2018

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

My 2018 so far has been two weeks of intense home renovation and decoration. It’s been SUPER productive though and the house is at least 80% where I want it to be – the kitchen will have to wait. I’m so happy with it – looks amazing and so cosy. This weekend I had 7 of my favourite people come and visit from London for a kind of unofficial housewarming […]

Panama – It’s A Jungle Out There!

Panama – It’s A Jungle Out There!

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

I recently made my first trip to Panama on a work trip with 12 other travel advisors from around the United States. It such a fun way to travel because I get to meet new interesting people who also have a passion for travel, and because I can learn from other travel advisors in the industry that may have more experience in a certain destination or have a different way of approaching a trip. My absolute favorite day exploring Panama was our jungle boat adventure (we also hiked, did a Panama Canal Transit, enjoyed the beach and explored Panama City’s Old City – Casco Antiguo). Our jungle day was my favorite day in country because jungle’s excite me – the landscape is gorgeous, I always find it interesting that you are surrounded by wildlife – much of which you probably can’t see at any given moment. Panama – it’s a […]

Sapa-Y Ty Scenic Motorbike Loop

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Sapa's dramatic mountainous landscape continues north of town, via Y Ty Village, all the way to the Chinese border. Several small roads penetrate deep into steep, terraced valleys & climb high above ferocious rivers creating a scenic loop.... Continue reading

Weather and how to explore Hanoi in January

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and is home to around eight million people, which is over 8 percent of Vietnam’s overall population. This area of Asia has a tropical climate with hot, humid weather in Summer but it is completely different in Winter, the temperature sometimes goes down to 8°C. The best weather […]

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Chè Chuối Nướng Út Lúa

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

Chè Chuối Nướng Út Lúa 115 Phan Đăng Lưu Street, P.7 Phú Nhuận District DT: 0915 762 076 DT: 0121 547 3763 Facebook:Chuối Nếp Nướng Nam Bộ *************************************************** If you’re in Saigon, and can’t quite make it to the Mekong River Delta countryside, don’t despair. There’s still a way to find yourself inside a Mekong [Read on ...]

My Cheap Eats From New York

by Jimmy @

New York is huge. With the title of  most expensive city to live in the world,it also is America’s most densely populated city. With limited space within resident’s homes for kitchens, you’ll find most people either eating or “taking out” from … Read all about it!

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January in Breb. Life in the Freezer

by Alyson Long for World Travel Family @ World Travel Family

We’ve been waiting for this. When we first had the idea of basing ourselves in Romania, locals told us winter temperatures can easily drop to -25C. We checked online, we couldn’t find any records of temperatures that low, so we kind of didn’t believe it but wanted to find out what it was like. With […]

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Singapore Travel Guide | What To Do with a Stopover in Singapore

by Luke Nicholson @ Charlie on Travel

In this Singapore travel guide, we share the best travel tips for a stopover in Singapore that takes in all of the city’s best sights without breaking the bank. Known as the gateway to Asia, Singapore is a popular stopover destination for travellers taking connecting flights to and from other countries in Asia. This unique […]

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Vietnam Backpacking Budget - MyFunkyTravel

Vietnam Backpacking Budget - MyFunkyTravel


MyFunkyTravel

Daily travel costs in Vietnam including sample prices for beds, beers and buses. Click here to find out our suggested backpacking budget for Vietnam!

Thailand Vs. Vietnam: Which Is Better for Retirees?

Thailand Vs. Vietnam: Which Is Better for Retirees?


Investopedia

Learn how Vietnam and Thailand compare in terms of living cost, access to health care and lifestyle to help you decide which is the best retirement destination.

Southeast Asia current and proposed railways [2017]

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Current and proposed railways of Southeast Asia – every line mapped In 2016 I compiled every current and proposed railway in Southeast Asia and created the Future Southeast Asia Railway Map, which depicted all current and proposed railways as a subway map. [Future Southeast Asia Railway Map – 2016 version (Click for larger image).] I’ve […]

Zip-lining Over the Paradise Island of Boracay

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

We love to seek out adrenalin-fuelled activities when we travel. Experiences that you can’t have elsewhere are always on our must-do list. Boracay is the adventure capital of the Philippines – you can do pretty much everything on the island – whether young or old, solo or a couple or a family with children, there’s something for everyone! Zip-lining is one… Read more →

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How to Use Your Social Network to Travel the World

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly very few hiccups along the way.

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Our Laos Budget. We're spending $40/day, sort of.. – World Travel Family

Our Laos Budget. We're spending $40/day, sort of.. – World Travel Family


World Travel Family

Laos budget. Costs of food and accommodation in Laos. Finding the best deals on a backpacker budget or as a luxury traveller. Cost and prices Laos.

How To Stay Online in China

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

In todays modern age, the internet is indispensable when it comes to travel. We scour websites online to find the cheapest flight, and book it ourselves. We book accommodation online. We read stories and feedback and recommendations when it comes to planning what to do and see at our destination. We plan our route on maps so we know how… Read more →

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Who You’re Likely to Meet Out

by Vicky @

The nightlife is something everyone interprets differently. Some people just can’t imagine their life without clubbing because it’s loud and way entertaining, while some others are more into a quiet evening with a close friend. Whether you like going out to a nightclub or not...

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Expenses for a Motorbike Road Trip in Vietnam

Expenses for a Motorbike Road Trip in Vietnam


Vietnam Coracle

Many readers write me wanting to know how much to budget for a road trip by motorbike through Vietnam. I've put together this list of necessary expenses, and an estimate of total daily cost while on the road in Vietnam... Continue reading →

5 best rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City for a glamorous night with a view

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

If you want to enjoy Ho Chi Minh City night life at its best, don’t forget to visit a rooftop bar, overlooking the vibrant city. These are great places to meet friends to share the views with. Here are our 5 go to rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City. The Social Club & Pool […]

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Backpacking in Zimbabwe: Route, costs and general tips!

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

When preparing for BoB’s Epic Adventure, Zimbabwe was probably one of the countries that intrigued me most. Its neighbours, Zambia and Botswana, always sounded ‘friendly, happy and green’, but this was not the case with Zimbabwe… Somehow, to me, Zimbabwe sounded adventurous, rough and even a bit dark. However, even before getting to Zimbabwe, my views […]

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How to travel for free: Part 2

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

Yesterday I covered the important things to know about free travel. Make sure you read that first before diving into the job listings

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8 Best Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh – the Heart of India

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

The Best Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh – the Heart of India You may not have heard of Madhya Pradesh in Central India...

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Why Backpacking Sometimes Sucks

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

You’ve been there before – For those of you who’ve been daring and adventurous enough to strap on a backpack and set off into the great unknown, you know what it’s like to rough it in almost any circumstances. But there are those times when you pause and think to yourself why you’re even doing...

Southeast Asia Backpacking: Cost of Travel Overview (2017)

Southeast Asia Backpacking: Cost of Travel Overview (2017)


Indie Traveller

Average costs, key expenses and suggested daily budgets for backpackers or independent travellers planning a trip to Southeast Asia.

Top 5 exciting shopping experiences in Hanoi

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Besides visiting famous places or trying authentic cuisine, shopping is one of the activities everyone should have on their list while traveling. Hanoi offers so many shopping options for any kind of interests. Find out more what you buy and where to shop in Hanoi. Hanoi Shopping Malls Keangnam Hanoi  Shopping malls are the best […]

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Moving to Chiang Mai: How much money do you need for the start?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

If after visiting Chiang Mai you started thinking that it would be a great place to move to for a little while, or you want to become a teacher here and stay in the north of Thailand longer, then you must be wondering how much money you need, so moving to Chiang Mai wouldn’t be […]

The best places to live in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

You have been thinking of living in Thailand for a long time now. You read forums, reviews, take part in discussions on Facebook groups, calculate the costs of living and wonder how to live in Thailand permanently. This type of decisions is not easy. Among of all other things, you need to make a decision […]

How to Make Driving Abroad a Smooth Experience

by Screndels @ Twourism

Driving abroad could be classed as a hobby of mine. There’s no better feeling than finding your own special destinations out on the open road. But all freedom comes with a price. With driving, it literally comes with a price that’s often quite high. Luckily there are some tips and tricks to make driving abroad […]

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How Much It Costs: A Day In Sapa, Vietnam - Evan on the Road

How Much It Costs: A Day In Sapa, Vietnam - Evan on the Road


Evan on the Road

  One of the favorite things of my pre-travel research included looking up long-term travel budgets. I would look up numerous different budgets for different cities and countries around Southeast Asia and then I’d be able to create a pretty realistic budget for myself. In the following post I’ll give you an idea of what [...]

How much did our our trip to The Philippines cost | We Took The Red Pill

How much did our our trip to The Philippines cost | We Took The Red Pill


We Took The Red Pill

How much does a trip in The Philippines actually cost ? As usual, the answer isn’t straightforward and depends on many factors – how many people? How old are the kids ? How many places are in the itinerary ?…

How I Make Money as a Digital Nomad: December 2017 Income Report

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

This post contains affiliate links. November seems to have gone by in a blur. I thought that things would slow down in the copywriting and freelance world, but it seems that it was even busier than the last two or three months! I turned down of a lot of work in order to enjoy spending […]

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Travel with kids in South East Asia – the biggest bummers

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

The top five mishaps in our journey. Some of them are innocent mistakes and some are destinations we think it is better to avoid. “You’re living the dream”, “Wow, I envy you so much”, “Heaven”. We hear these sentences every…

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How Much Does it Cost to Travel in China?

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

Ah, China – home to the Great Wall, the Giant Panda and 1.3 billion people – making it the most populated country on the planet. China has fascinated travellers for a long time – however there aren’t too many who travel to this mysterious country of the far east. Difficulties obtaining a complex visa, the obvious language barrier and the… Read more →

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A/W 2016 COLLECTION: JARLO LONDON

by Janine Spencer @ Janine Spencer

JARLO London’s latest autumn/winter collection has something for everyone this festive season. With Christmas fast approaching it is always…

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A guide to travelling to the Super Bowl

by Vicky @

As 2017 draws to a close, the thought of the 2018 Super Bowl will, as a fan of American Football, be at the forefront of your mind. Even if you just love to travel and experience the biggest events on the planet, this is something...

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The Antarctica Trip Checklist

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

You can hike. You can snowshoe. You can go mountaineering, you can kayak, you can even camp out under the stars. There are plenty of ways that you can explore the stark beauty of Antarctica – the rugged landscapes, the drifting icebergs, the determined wildlife that includes lots and lots of penguins. The question about […]

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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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The Backpacker's Budget Guide to Vietnam - Elsewhere Man

The Backpacker's Budget Guide to Vietnam - Elsewhere Man


Elsewhere Man

The Backpacker's Budget Guide to Vietnam for the rebellious backpacker who knows his mama's spending recommendations ain't gonna cut it.

Home birth in Thailand

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

Being a doula on a journey ? When we set out on our journey one of the dreams I had written in the Bucket List was to attend and support a childbirth in various places. I knew it probably would not…

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My 2018 Travel Wishlist

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

I love thinking about my future travels. I find myself constantly making lists, looking at flights on Skyscanner, seeing how much an Airbnb would cost in different locations, and then finally wondering when I should visit. I’m excited about 2018. I have a lot of plans to not only explore more of Mexico City, but […]

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4 P’s Pizza – Saigon’s Best

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

4 P’s PIZZA 8 Thu Khoa Huan, District 1 (immediately behind Bến Thành Market) +84-8-3622-0500 (Reservation Only) ***************************************************** Once in a while, Hai and I decide to leave Saigon’s streets and enjoy dinner inside a “fully-enclosed” eatery. And we recently decided to do it in real style! Not only had we convinced ourselves that we deserved an [Read on ...]

What's the cost of living in Vietnam?

What's the cost of living in Vietnam?


Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

What's the cost of living in Vietnam? We share our expenses including accommodation, transport, food and entertainment...

A Simple Way to Raise Money for a Honeymoon

by Vicky @

When soon to be married couples think about going on their dream honeymoon, they often get excited about the prospects of this amazing vacation, yet it’s also depressing for many because an exotic honeymoon is often too expensive for a newly married couple just starting...

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How to become an online English teacher?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

We live in a world where you don’t need to leave your house to be able to go to school. Thanks to the internet and developed technology we can learn whatever we want and wherever we are. We can also teach anywhere, whether it’s a hostel in Thailand or a nice Airbnb apartment in Italy. […]

Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe

A Little Update…

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

Have no fear, The Shoestring Trekkers are back! It was looking like the page was going to fall into the abyss of the interwebs, but fear not! Honestly, as soon as we got home everything just sort of fell back into place like we never left. I can’t tell you how many blogs I read … Continue reading "A Little Update…"

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14 Months in 14 Pictures

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

It’s been a month since we’ve been home, and it’s almost as if it never happened. Lucky for us, we have the pictures as proof of our adventures! I literally took thousands upon thousands of pictures along the way, but I thought I would pick just 14, one for each month we were away. These … Continue reading "14 Months in 14 Pictures"

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A perfect itinerary for your two-day Mekong Delta tour suggested by a local

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

The Mekong Delta, otherwise known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, is a colourful display of various shades of green. Here in this water world, boats float in the lazy rivers, buffalos wander in the rice fields and ripe fruits adorn the trees. It is also here that visitors will get a true taste of […]

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Sibiu, Romania

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Sibiu, Romania

Five Crazy Things I Did While Traveling Solo in India

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

They tried telling me it was a bad idea, that I was foolish and I was taking a huge risk traveling to India alone as a solo girl. That I was probably going to get mugged, raped, or even murdered. But the more and more criticism I got for wanting to go to India, the...

Hanoi Street Food: Into Capital’s Cuisine with a food connoisseur

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Google Maps can easily show you top tier restaurants with a few strokes on a smartphone, but it still struggles to pinpoint the location of Hanoi street food vendors. Hanoi’s small stands rarely have a specific address or really, any desgination at all. They are located in unsuspecting alleys, hidden within unpopular parks, or spotted […]

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A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year […]

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The cost of traveling in Vietnam - Jimmy Eats World

The cost of traveling in Vietnam - Jimmy Eats World


Jimmy Eats World

Before arriving, I knew that the cost of traveling in Vietnam was going to be quite affordable, but by no means where the final figure ended up.

Humahuaca, Argentina

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Humahuaca, Argentina

The cost of traveling for two years.

by Jimmy @

“How much does it cost to travel for two years?” “How can you afford to go away for so long?” “Did you win the lottery or something?” These were the most commonly asked questions while I was travelling. My simple … Read all about it!

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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Floating Lotus Lake Homestays, Mekong Delta

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

In the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, a collection of bamboo & palm-thatch huts on wooden stilts above a sea of lotus flowers, offer a night in a hammock or on a futon under a mosquito net, just a few feet above the frogs, the fish & the flowers... Continue reading

Tips To Stay Within Your Budget While Vacationing In Japan

by Tiffy @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Vacationing to any foreign country can become an expensive venture in a short amount of time. The same holds true when vacationing in Japan. Besides the travel costs, there are a number of extra expenses that begin to add up as soon as you step foot in the country. From lodging to shopping, food costs to entry costs, the money you have set aside for your Japanese adventure can disappear quickly. But there are several things you can do to be a budget conscious traveler while still enjoying all that Japan has to offer.

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10 Amazing Private Luxury Villas for Rent in Goa

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

The best private luxury villas for rent in Goa Whether you’ve visited Goa  10 times or if it’s your first time, instead of staying in hotel...

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Thinking of Moving to Vietnam? What Soon to Be Expats Should Know

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

 Vietnam is one of the top destinations for expats in the world. There’s so many reasons to move to Vietnam, including the extremely low cost of living, beautiful weather all year round, high salaries for ESL teachers, a booming infrastructure, and its proximity to some of the top tourist destinations in the world. Vietnam is a...

Christmas Tours in England and Scotland

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

From the glistening, frosted landscapes to bustling Christmas markets on cobbled squares and carols carrying on the breeze, the UK is the ideal place to celebrate this very special time of year. Every destination is dressed with its finest decorations. During your Christmas Holidays in the UK you will make memories for a lifetime and you will bring back home the best traditional Christmas presents. Travelers looking for a different Christmas experience are in for a delicious and visually enchanting treat when visiting the UK from late November until Christmas each year. With so much charm, fantasy, and tradition, a trip to the UK during the Christmas season is bound to inspire awe in any traveler, and luckily there are several tour options available to allow you to make the most of these Christmas-wonder-lands.

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The Ultimate Top 100 of Travel Instagram Accounts

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

A Top 100 of inspiring travel Instagrammers, ranked based on user engagement and activity.

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Basel Christmas Market: What to Pack, See and Do

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

I’m just back from Basel Christmas Market, my first time checking out some Crimbo stalls in Europe. FIRST TIME. It was great. After my limited experience at the delights of Manchester German Market, and London Christmas Market, this one was definitely bigger, better and had a much bigger variety when it came to the stalls. In short, it was way better. So for today’s festive post, I just wanted to […]

What is the Cost of Living in Vietnam? - 2017

What is the Cost of Living in Vietnam? - 2017


Banker in the Sun

The cost of living in Vietnam earns big marks too when it comes to booze--alcohol is magnitudes cheaper than neighboring Thailand.

The rise of the transatlantic budget airline – WOW, Norwegian & Level compared

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

The rise of the transatlantic budget airline – WOW, Norwegian & Level compared The cost of travelling from Europe to the United States and Canada (or vice-versa) is going down. The suggestion that budget airlines could start operating transatlantic flights has been around for a while but it’s only in the past year or so […]

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How Quality Luggage Help us for Higher Studies while Traveling?

by Vicky @

The world is larger than us all. What is in it? What people occupy its lands? What knowledge is accessible to the diligent searcher? These questions and others have propelled great men and women to go beyond themselves to reach new heights and horizons. These...

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Private Island Paradise in Belize

Private Island Paradise in Belize

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine myself on a private island paradise in Belize. The Central American country had been on my travel list for years since I’m a certified scuba diver – did you know that the second largest barrier reef in the world (after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia) is just off the coast of Belize? My company (I’m a travel advisor!) was lucky enough to receive an invite for 3 nights on Royal Belize Private Island…I’m still in disbelief that I got to go! Royal Belize is a private island buyout which means that only one party can use it at a time, whether it’s one couple (hello unbelizeable honeymoon!) or a multi-generational family or group of friends. The island can easily accommodate 10 adults and varies when kids are thrown into the mix. There are various ways to get to the island depending […]

Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice paddies, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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4 awesome rooftop bars in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is a place where it’s good to slow down and relax. During the day you can spend your time shopping in various boutiques and malls, or drink coffee in a beautiful and stylish cafe. And when the sun sets you can head to one of the bars in the city and mingle with […]

Jakarta, Indonesia

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Jakarta, Indonesia

Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Just a couple hours' drive from Saigon, Binh Chau Hot Springs Resort & Spa has improved it's facilities and aesthetics in recent years: it's now a lush, relaxing and satisfying retreat from the city.... Continue reading

Boulevard Grill HCMC: The Steakhouse With A Heart

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

There’s a new steakhouse in town, Boulevard Grill HCMC. Located in District 3, the restaurant’s philanthropic business model has them cooking up more than just their trademark Australian grass-fed T-bone and wagyu beef jerky. That’s because through the restaurant’s “Dining for Giving” program, Boulevard Grill HCMC are also connecting with non-profit organizations in the city […]

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Monthly Update: Saigon – January 2016

by Jimmy @

Holy shit! Where did 2015 go? It feels like the past five months have been quite the whirlwind. You may notice that I’ve been super lazy in making any attempt at making updates here as well as my other blog. I’ve spent the … Read all about it!

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Vietnam • Phenomenal Globe

How Much Does It Cost To Travel Vietnam • Phenomenal Globe


Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Everything you need to know about the cost of travel in Vietnam: detailed budget breakdown with info about accommodation, transport, food and activities.

General Cost of Things

General Cost of Things


My Guide Vietnam

Our guide to General Cost of Things by our Vietnam local expert - General Costs of Things and Shoestring Budget in Vietnam...

Festive Fun at the Prague Xmas Markets

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

It’s nearly Christmas! Well, it certainly feels like it here in Prague. The streets are strung with fairy lights and the squares full of huge sparkly Christmas trees and stalls selling gifts and mulled wine. This is all set against a backdrop of Prague’s Gothic spires and domed cathedrals, cobbled streets and stone bridges. Oh, […]

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Where I’m At: November, 2017 – Chiang Mai edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Chiang Mai! I’ve been here for nearly two weeks on a visa run from Vietnam. In that time I’ve completed a new map of current and proposed railways of Southeast Asia. [Click here for […]

East-West Chicken Stock

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

For the most part, Asian meat broths and stocks rarely include a lot of vegetables. Onion and ginger and basically it. No carrot or celery. However, for the Paul Bocuse soup with truffles, I came up with this hybrid recipe. I made it in my Fagor Lux, but you can use an Instant Pot or...

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Does an Actual Lottery Strategy Exist?

by Vicky @

A Jacksonville man just won $1 million with a lottery couple of days ago. While compared to the huge winnings we have all heard about, winnings going up to a billion dollars and more, this doesn’t seem like a huge win, it would make most...

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Our 2017 travel roundup

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

As the year draws to a close and we prepare to leave for South America in January, it’s time to take a look at our 2017 travel roundup. I feel incredibly blessed to have enjoyed yet another year full of new experiences, adventures and travel. In 2017, we managed to live in Thailand, trek to […]

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7 Best Places to Visit in Bali

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

Bali is an enchanting paradise,  scattered with ancient temples, astounding nature, and friendly locals. It’s rich in natural beauty, from it’s cascading waterfalls to it’s lush jungles, pristine beaches, active volcanoes, and hidden caves, the nature here is incredibly diverse. Bali is a cultural mecca, with ancient traditions that visitors can easily immerse themselves in....

PRICES in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )

PRICES in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )


Eating Saigon!

  Maybe you’ve heard the real estate bubble in Vietnam has burst – some housing prices dropping from their highs by 30-40% in 2012! Maybe you’ve heard that inflation in Vietn…

Elsewhere Plans: Festivals Calendar January 2016

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

Happy new year, everybody! Congratulations on surviving another lap around the sun. At this rate, you could probably hit at least another six or seven. I’m sure you’ve made plenty of resolutions for the new year. You’re probably going to fail most of them before February. But if you need to pick one to stick with, […]

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The Real Budweiser Budvar Brewery Tour

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

I can still remember the first time I ever heard of the Czech Budweiser. It was 2011 and I was in Vienna, drinking at the hostel with my buddy Dominic. I asked the bartender what he had for good beers and he replied “Budweiser”. I gave him some wise crack somewhere along the lines of … Continue reading "The Real Budweiser Budvar Brewery Tour"

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Patagonia: the Ultimate Travel and Hiking Guide

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Patagonia is a huge region of South America covering both Argentina and Chile. With so much to see and do, including hiking, trekking, boating, skiing and snowboarding, touring historical sites, and more, we had to send someone down there to find out everything about it. And now our ultimate guide to Patagonia is awaiting those who yearn for more adventure in this beautiful and inspiring area. Come check out our guide and start planning your trip today!

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Non-US Spouse: Tax Strategies for US Expats Married to Non-US Citizens

by Andrew Henderson @ Nomad Capitalist

  Dateline: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia For most people who meet the love of their life overseas, taxes are probably the last thing on their mind. But Nomad Capitalists are not most people. You already know that taxes for expats are complicated enough as they are, but US expats married to non-US citizens face an additional […]

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Backpack Review: Osprey Porter 46 (Newest 2017 Edition)

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Osprey's new 2017 model of the Porter 46 sees some great improvements, but how does it compare to the Farpoint 40?

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The Best Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Retreats in Goa

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

The Best Yoga Retreats in Goa and Places for Yoga Teacher Training in Goa. When I first came to India learning yoga was on very...

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Sailing The Whitsunday Islands With Cruise Whitsundays: A Day On The Camira

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Just like diving the Great Barrier Reef, sailing the Whitsundays had been a bucket list item for years. So when we finally made it to Australia, there was no question about it, we would explore the fabled Whitsunday Islands… About… Continue Reading

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An ATV Adventure In Boracay

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

Boracay generally has idyllic weather year-round, except during monsoon season. Whilst it’s not usually affected too heavily, there are times when there are strong winds and lots of rain. In weather like this some of Boracay’s adventure activities are not always possible. There is one adventure however that can usually be undertaken in rain, hail or shine – and we… Read more →

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On new travel plans and more…

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

My last ‘personal’ blog titled ‘On work and wanderlust has a publishing date of almost two years ago. Therefore, time for a small update on my personal life and also to reveal new exciting travel plans! On a personal note In september, I finally obtained my Ph.D. degree, which I celebrated together with friends, family and […]

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The Realistic Guide to Solo Travel

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

Y’know all these guides to solo travel, where the writer bangs on about how it’s going to be the ‘best time of your life’, you’ll meet ‘lifelong friends’ who’ll help you ‘find yourself’ and you’ll ‘be bitten by the travel bug foreverrrrr’ etc etc? Well, I’d say 99% of them are at least 88% exaggeration. Rose. Tinted. The Realistic Guide to Solo Travel Obviously, I’ve made a career out of […]

Backpacking Vietnam on a Budget: 2-3 Week Itinerary + Tips

Backpacking Vietnam on a Budget: 2-3 Week Itinerary + Tips


Taylor's Tracks

Backpacking Vietnam on a budget is easily done, but with so much to see in the country where do you even start? Learn how to spend 2-3 weeks in Vietnam, what to do backpacking in Vietnam and help building a Vietnam backpacking route plus Vietnam travel tips and a Vietnam budget.

Matador Network: 10 Experiences to Have in Los Angeles

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

I’ve written about Los Angeles a few times for Matador Network lately. I think it’s because since I’ve been back in America, I’m looking to settle down. The last place I settled in America was LA, so it’s difficult not to make comparisons. What would my life be like back there, had I never left? Is […]

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VietnamCupid Review (The Best Vietnamese Dating Site)

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

VietnamCupid is the most popular dating site in Vietnam. It has over 800,000 local users, far surpassing competitors like Plenty of Fish or Match.com. Additionally, the site allows you to meet a wide variety of different women. You’ll find college girls, cute chicks in their 20’s, and mature MILF types as well. There’s a great […]

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Vietnam Travel Tips

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

Almost a year ago now I decided to sit on a beach on the island of Phu Quoc and sweat it out to pass on my top Vietnam Travel Tips, via video. Until now, those friendly words of advice have been buried under a mountain of work, but, you’ll be pleased to know, with a few hours to kill on my recent inbound and outbound Florida flights, I’ve dredged them […]

How Much To Budget For A Month In...Cambodia - Backpacker Banter

How Much To Budget For A Month In...Cambodia - Backpacker Banter


Backpacker Banter

Cambodia is one of my favourite places to travel - from Angkor Wat to island time on Koh Rong. But how much does it cost & what should you budget for a month?

Why a self-catering apartment is your best budget bet

by Screndels @ Twourism

Endless ice cream in summer sun; enough drink to drown in; snacks swiftly supplied to suppress even the hint of hunger. The all-inclusive package was a pretty good deal. When I was 12 years old. Then I matured and the glossy package holiday where everything was included didn’t seem quite as valuable through adult eyes. […]

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Things to do in Chiang Mai Thailand with kids

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

Many people come to Chiang Mai but don’t actually arrive in it, but rather use it as a home base for trips and attractions in North Thailand, especially with kids. Elephants, tigers, ziplines, insects, reptiles, two or three temples, night…

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Visiting Neuschwanstein Castle, a German Fairytale

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

Visiting Bavaria feels like stepping into a fairytale. Picture forests of tall pointy trees, rolling green fields and medieval towns set against a backdrop of the jagged, snow-topped Alps. Then there’s the castles that dot the landscape, including a turreted Disneyesque masterpiece that looks like it’s been pulled straight from the pages of a storybook. […]

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Backpacking Vietnam - Average Prices of Common Goods

Backpacking Vietnam - Average Prices of Common Goods


The Shoestring Trekkers

How much is a hostel bed? A beer? A pack of smokes? Find out those and more with our post of the average costs of goods in Vietnam!

Vietnam Cost of Living (How Much to Live in Vietnam in 2017)

Vietnam Cost of Living (How Much to Live in Vietnam in 2017)


A Little Adrift

This full breakdown covers the cost of living in Vietnam as an expat and digital nomad Includes food, rent, internet, & why expats love Southeast Asia.

The Real Cost of Travel in Vietnam

The Real Cost of Travel in Vietnam


Be My Travel Muse

What can you expect to spend in Vietnam, even during the Tet holiday? What kind of budget is realistic? This post evaluates the cost of traveling in Vietnam

A Little Story… How One Maasai Tribe Is Changing the Face of Responsible Tourism

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

The sharp guffaw of a wild baboon startled me from sleep. Close as a whisper, the eerie sound ricocheted through my dreams. I awoke in full fight or flight response mode. My eyes whipped open, careening around the space; they slowly adjusted to the soft ochre light emanating from the banked campfire. From somewhere outside the dim […]

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Knife Sharpening and Maintenance Tips

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Folks, working with a new blogging system is confusing. I made a mistake with part of this post. For a Japanese knife buying guide, see my 2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks. For this post, I’m focusing on how I keep my all of my knives in ship-sharp shape. Read on! Since I’d invested...

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6 insider tips for a brilliant Berlin getaway

by Jo @ Twourism

We’re off to Berlin for a few days and are beyond excited. Over the years I’ve gotten to know Berlin very well, and picked up a few tips and tricks to make a visit smoother, cheaper and more fun. If you’re also Berlin-bound, here are six insider tips for a better vacation. Over the last […]

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Mauritius is Paradise

by Vicky @

I had read about Mauritius in travel blogs before but it wasn’t until our recent trip to South Africa that this exotic island became a reality. In all honestly our initial plan was to travel from South Africa to Madagascar for a 2 week trip...

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Eat With a Local Saigon Family – An Amazing Experience!

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

Once in awhile Hai and I get feedback from our readers that makes us feel great about what we’re doing here at Eating Saigon! In this case, Justin and his friends from Michigan, USA shared their thoughts about their recent home-cooked Saigon dinner with our family hosts, Hà and Hà. Seems they had a wonderful Eat With [Read on ...]

The Backpacker’s Budget Guide to Spain

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

Spain is one of those places that everybody hates for their first three hours. You’re new in town, jetlagged to hell and back, and all you want to do is find someplace to eat. But it’s 4 PM. Every god damn restaurant in the city is closed down for siesta and the guy who’s supposed […]

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Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Love hoisin sauce with pho and in other Asian dishes? Make it yourself! I didn’t think it would be easy, but for the sake of excellent pho and the desire to offer a gluten-free hoisin recipe in The Pho Cookbook, I experimented for about two weeks to come up with an excellent recipe. Now, you...

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How to find an apartment in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is the most popular location for expats in the north of Thailand. It is full of hostels, hotels and apartment buildings, which are available to rent in different prices. A room in a condominium can cost only 4,000 Baht per month, plus bills. But how to find an apartment in Chiang Mai if […]

Spiced Persimmon and Ginger Muffin Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

My parents adore bargains, especially the ones at their local Salvation Army on Wednesdays, when seniors receive a 25 percent discount. On October 12, 2016, they scored a charming set of English Royal Wessex Red Willow dishes for about $22 (discounted from the original $29.50). They bought it with the intention of gifting it to...

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The Most Beautiful Towns in the Peak District

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

The Peak District is a gorgeous part of the UK. If you like hiking, wandering through quaint English towns, drinking at cozy little pubs, and eating all manner of delicious desserts, I highly recommend heading North of London for a day out in one of these beautiful towns in the Peak District. Where is the […]

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Flying Over The Treetops With The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

I remember when I was a little girl, a little girl very fond of climbing trees. There was a big tree in my parents back yard and my father had made a rope in the tree so we could climb… Continue Reading

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Cost of living in Thailand: Can you afford it?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand is not only popular because of its weather, food and smiling people, but also because of relatively low prices. You can live here comfortably on around $500 a month. It all depends on which part of the country you want to live in and what kind of lifestyle you prefer. Expats, who have been […]

An exploration of Vietnamese Food from North to the South

by Jimmy @

Vietnamese food is simple, yet exciting and loved by millions around the world – me especially. After the first year of travel primarily through Latin America, I felt that I should spend the majority of the second year in the country of my heritage. What I … Read all about it!

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A guide to travelling to the Super Bowl

by Vicky @

As 2017 draws to a close, the thought of the 2018 Super Bowl will, as a fan of American Football, be at the forefront of your mind. Even if you just love to travel and experience the biggest events on the planet, this is something...

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1 Week Indonesia Itinerary: How to Make the Most Of Your Trip

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Rachita shares how you can see the best of Java and Bali in one shorter trip.

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Memories

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Spurred by the writing of my next book about my years on the road, I find myself wandering the halls of memory reminiscing about my last decade of travel. I dig through old photos and journal entries. I search Facebook for people I met years ago. Stories and faces long forgotten zoom back into my […]

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Oranjestad (Sint Eustatius), Caribbean Netherlands

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Oranjestad (Sint Eustatius), Caribbean Netherlands

Six things to know about Sweden before your Eurovision trip

by Jo @ Twourism

Are you busy packing your sparkly wig, facepaint and Swedish kronor while randomly blurting out ICEEEEBREEEAAAAAKEEEEER? Have you listened through this year’s line-up and picked your favourite? Between all those key changes and wind machines, here are six things to know about the weird and wonderful world of Swedish Eurovision. As a Swede, travel blogger, […]

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Vietnamese wedding parties cost $4,800 on average - Tuoi Tre News

Vietnamese wedding parties cost $4,800 on average - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

The average cost of a wedding party in Vietnam is about VND100 million (US$4,800), according to a foreign survey.

You’re Never Going to Travel Like a Local (& Why That’s OK)

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

It’s the “holy grail” of long-term travel. There are travel empires built on the concept. But here’s the truth: You are never going

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28 Goals to Accomplish While 28

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

Somehow in the past year I just never got used to being 27, and I’m already turning a year older! I think the

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5 Unusual Ways To Make Money Traveling

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

Do you want to see the world, but don’t have the cash to do so? Then today’s article is for you. In it, I’ll show you five unusual ways to make money traveling. This isn’t your standard, “digital nomad” schlock either. Instead, you’re getting actionable advice on ventures that actually pay. Best of all, each […]

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Best new banks for travellers, expats, and nomads

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

A guide to new world of banking and finance – direct banks, international transfers, mobile wallets, crypto exchanges, and other online investing platforms I often grumble about the high fees associated with international banking when travelling abroad (especially with Australian banks), so I’ve been looking around at banking alternatives. Changing bank accounts is not something […]

Transport in Thailand: All you need to know

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

South East Asia is famous for its crowded streets, speeding mopeds, buses and trains that never go on time and ever present chaos in public transport. Thailand is a bit more developed than the other nearby countries, but when it comes to its transportation it’s not that much differnet. It’s easy to get lost here. […]

The World's Best School Lunch Costs $1

The World's Best School Lunch Costs $1


SAVEUR

On a rare occasion in Quang Nam, Vietnam, elementary school students enjoy the province's iconic noodle soup—but at $1, school lunch is still a luxury.

How Travel Advisors Benefit The Traveler

How Travel Advisors Benefit The Traveler

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

One of the biggest lesson I’ve learned about my job is that people have a common misconception about travel advisors and are unaware of the benefit to working with one to plan their travels. In this day and age, there is a wealth of information on the internet at our fingertips so a lot of people plan their own travels. Which begs the question: “Why pay someone to plan a trip when you can do it on your own?” Believe me, I was asking the same question less than two years ago so when I was looking for a job, the title of “Luxury Travel Advisor” didn’t appeal to me until I started doing my research. Not only did I find that it is an extremely fun and fulfilling career to have, but I also learned that Luxury Travel Advisors benefit the traveler in a number of unknown ways. First-hand […]

Your next trip should include a cooking class, here’s why

by Alex @ Practically Everywhere

I like food a lot, which is probably pretty clear given how much I’ve written about it during our travels. I think it’s

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A short guide to Had Rin

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Had Rin is a small town, located on thee beautiful island of Koh Phangan, in the south of Thailand. It is mostly famous for its full moon parties – monthly events, frequented by thousands of young people looking for cheap booze, loud music and good fun. I have been coming to Had Rin every year […]

Meet Phil, the man behind Thailand’s #1 TEFL website

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Before I moved to Thailand I had done a lot of research about the country and teaching opportunities. I was a complete newbie. All I knew was that I really wanted to live in the Land of Smiles. I had no idea how much a teacher could earn, how to find a job and what […]

Three Best Guest Friendly Hotels Sukhumvit, Bangkok

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

Looking for somewhere to stay in Bangkok? This article will help. In it, you’ll discover the top three guest friendly hotels Sukhumvit offers. Sukhumvit is easily the best neighborhood in the city, and it’s full of attractions. There’s nightlife, restaurants, huge malls, beautiful parks, and high-end shopping plazas. It’s comparable to Manhattan, for one-tenth the […]

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One Day in Da Nang: The Essential Guide

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

My digital nomad life led me to Da Nang – one of the rapidly developing cities in Vietnam. I chose it mostly because it was by the sea and the internet was supposed to be good. I expected it to be different than Thailand, but I didn’t expect it to be so fascinating and beautiful. […]

Maison Marou – Best Chocolate in Saigon, or Anywhere?

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

Maison Marou 167-169 Calmette Street District 1 +84-873005010 09:00 am – 22:00 pm ************************************************************************ Fifteen years ago, when I first began traveling back and forth between Vietnam and California, there were two predictable requests by my Vietnamese friends about what items I must buy in the USA and bring back for them upon my return [Read on ...]

Vietnam budget for couples: What we spent on 19 days in Vietnam - Practically Everywhere

Vietnam budget for couples: What we spent on 19 days in Vietnam - Practically Everywhere


Practically Everywhere

After a rough time with our budget in Thailand and Cambodia, Vietnam was a welcome change of pace. Per day, this was nearly

Living in Krakow as an expat: pros and cons

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

When we decided to move to Poland I knew that I wanted to live in Krakow. I had visited the city a couple of times before and I thought it was a magical, lovely place, full of history and a lively international expat scene. We have been here for over 4 months. Living in Krakow was […]

Vegetarian Food In Vietnam: The Ultimate Guide

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Despite misconceptions, Vietnam is a country with exemplary vegetarian cuisine. There’s a long history of vegetarian food in Vietnam with its roots firmly planted in Buddhist ideologies. The key to understanding the Vietnamese vegetarian food scene is knowing what to look for and where to go in order to find it. Although plenty of standard […]

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District Eight’s Marcus Loke’s Life In Furniture Production

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

[Article] Read the full story about Marcus Loke here

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Overland from Chiang Mai to Vientiane: A cheap and easy way to get from Thailand to Laos

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Travelling overland from Chiang Mai to Vientiane is an easy and cheap way to get from Thailand to Laos. It is a very popular way of doing visa and border runs for many backpackers and expats, who want to stay in the Land of Smiles a bit longer. Ticket prices are reasonable – for only 750 […]

The Secret to Happy Travel

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

Rule #1: Don’t talk about fight club. Know thyself. Rule #2: Know thy travel partner. Rule #3: Do not expect to change. Every

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10 Tips for a Stress-Free, First Time Visit to China

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

Visiting a country for the first time can always be a little stressful. Visiting a country for the first time that doesn’t speak the same language as you can be even more stressful. Add in things like strict laws, a powerful military, over a billion people and no access to the internet as we know it – a first time… Read more →

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The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Every flight is hand-searched!

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Come Fly With Me, Pack Up, Let’s Fly Away

by Steven King @ International Living

What convinced me that I was in the right place were the friendly, warm and welcoming Cambodian people who greeted me and generously offered assistance wherever I went. I fell head-over-heels for the charming nature of the Cambodian people...

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AN EVENING OF MAGIC: ARTESIAN, LONDON

by Janine Spencer @ Janine Spencer

If you’re looking for an unforgettable evening of pure indulgence where you can enjoy the finest cocktails in the…

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Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Bonaire, Caribbean Netherlands

Why Backpacking in Cuba is Different than Anywhere Else

by Bailey Busslinger @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Only a couple of weeks ago I returned from a backpacking trip that was like no other I have ever been on, exploring the Caribbean island of Cuba! Arriving in Cuba was like taking a time machine back to the 1950’s, which is probably why travelling there was such a different experience - and such an unforgettable one.

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9 Tips On How to Save Money When You Travel

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

It’s easy to just show up somewhere when you’re backpacking and have no idea much money you’ll be spending, especially when you travel to less expensive destinations, like Thailand. It’s so important to be able to stay within your budget while still being able to have a great time!     Travel During the Low Season...

Best Guest Friendly Hotels Hanoi

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

Hanoi is a conservative city. And many hotels have a strict policy forbidding Vietnamese women from staying in the same hotel room as a Western man. If you’re picking up chicks, or traveling with your local girlfriend, dealing with this policy becomes a hassle. Luckily, there’s an easy solution. Stay in one of the many […]

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Crazy Jump Macau Tower: Bungy jumpers in costume at the highest commercial skyjump in the world

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Sometimes the word crazy is overused, but in the case of the Macau Tower Crazy Jump the use of crazy is warranted. The Macau Tower is 338 metres high and was completed in 2001. Bungee jumping from the tower began in 2006. The jump is 233 metres, making it the highest commercial skyjump in the […]

2018: Time to Be Kinder to Yourself

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

New Year’s resolution time. I really enjoying hearing people’s answers to the old “any New Years resolutions?” question. Whether they’ve got any hope of sticking to it or not, I just like to know how they’d change their lifestyle, or life course, if they could. Has anyone actually ever stuck to them? Really? This year I will. My resolution for 2018 is simple – be kinder, to myself. Join me? […]

The Coast Road: Saigon to Hoi An & Beyond

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Thanks to new coastal roads, it's now possible to ride from Saigon to Hoi An, and beyond to Dong Hoi, following the coast all the way & avoiding the busy main artery of Highway 1 for the vast majority of the route. This is a salty, sunny, sandy & scenic road trip.... Continue reading

6 Things we Learned Traveling Around the World by Bicycle

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

6 Things we Learned Traveling Around the World by Bicycle Guest Post by Daniele Giannotta and Elena Stefanin from Cycloscope.net a blog about bicycle touring and...

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Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel Vietnam? - Bunch of Backpackers

Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel Vietnam? - Bunch of Backpackers


Bunch of Backpackers

What are the costs to travel Vietnam? Inc. average costs per day, price examples and budget Vietnam tips from a fellow backpacker.

Bucket List Item: Diving At The Great Barrier Reef In Australia

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Since getting our PADI in 2015 Frank and I have been diving whenever we get the chance. The underwater world is incredible and I love floating through the water without any distractions or sounds. One of the dive spots that’s… Continue Reading

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I ate Cobra in Hanoi – Vietnam – November 2014

I ate Cobra in Hanoi – Vietnam – November 2014


Miles away from home

I heard that a short taxi ride away from the Old Quarter there is a snake village where we can pick and eat our very own venomous snake.  Having felt rather distant with my inner barbarian lately, …

Fourteen Reasons Why I Love Vietnam

by Jimmy @

This is the second successive year that I’ve returned to Vietnam. The first stint lasted nearly nine months that took me from the north to south; with my recently stay only lasting a quick two months. What can I say – I just love the place! Vietnam is a popular … Read all about it!

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Where To Meet Asian MILFs

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

A reader emails, asking where to meet Asian MILFs: Hey man, great blog! I’m going to Southeast Asia soon. And am wondering which country is easiest for meeting and banging hot MILFs and cougars? That’s kind of my thing and I’ve never seen anyone talk about this. I’m hoping you can help. Any advice is […]

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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Hotel Life: COMO Hotels in Ubud, Bali

Hotel Life: COMO Hotels in Ubud, Bali

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

Ubud, Bali is such a magical place. And as such, it’s a must on any Bali itinerary. I visited Ubud the very first time I was in Bali in July 2016 as one of my last Southeast Asian destinations before returning home from my year as an expat in Vietnam. When I had the opportunity to go back to explore Bali on a work trip, I jumped at the chance and was thrilled I’d be returning. Since it is a such a popular Balinese destination for travelers, it should come as no surprise that there are plenty of hotels to choose from. I have my favorites after my visit – of course every client is different, so one person may love hotel A, while another client loves hotel B. While I can count a handful of Ubud hotels I love for clients, two of my favorite hotels are the COMO […]

Chiang Mai Vegetarian & Vegan Guide

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

Chiang Mai is a hot spot for vegetarian and vegan food. In this vegetarian and vegan food guide, I share all my favourite places to eat in Chiang Mai. Expect Thai curries, pad Thai, Burmese tea leaf salads and more smoothies than you can shake a bamboo straw at. When our flight to Bali was cancelled […]

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Thai charities that are worth supporting

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand is an amazing country. Its culture, people, food and weather attract millions of visitors every year. Only here you can sip on an exotic cocktail while laying on a beautiful, paradise – like beach one day and trekking in the mountains, meeting minority tribes and learning how to cook the next day. Holidays in Thailand […]

Nine tips for soft landing in South East Asia

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

Once in a while (let’s say every other day) people address with all sorts of requests for assistance. Families planning to go on the road, asking for tips, advices, connections, help, Excel spreadsheets. We’re always happy to help, but sometimes…

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Up, Up and Away! Our First Time Parasailing in Boracay

by Amy @ A Nomadic Existence

Every now and then, you have to do something outside of your comfort zone. Push yourself. Challenge yourself. Be a little crazy – and that’s exactly what we did for our last adventure in the Philippines – we flew over the ocean and went tandem parasailing in Boracay! The sun was shining, the sky was blue and the weather incredible… Read more →

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DJI Spark Review – The Best Drone For Travel? (Inc Spark v Mavic Pro)

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking for the best drone for travel? Here's my hands on DJI Spark review and how it compares with the Mavic Pro to discover the best drone for your adventure

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The best western food in Chiang Mai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

If there’s one thing in the world everyone can mutually agree on it’s this: Thai food is delicious! And while every tourist who visits Thailand to devour pizza, steak and other western dishes should be ashamed of themselves – as an expat it’s good to know where to go when that craving for western food […]

Helpful Tips And Advice For Travelling In The Maldives On A Budget

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking to travel the Maldives on a budget? Here are some helpful tips and advice to make the most of paradise - including dress code, tourist beaches and what to pack

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REVIEW – The GoPro Hero 6 Camera (And Should You Add It To Your Travel Kit?)

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking to buy a new GoPro? Here's my full review of the GoPro Hero 6 and whether it's the perfect GoPro for travel.

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Cost of Living in Vietnam - International Living Countries

Cost of Living in Vietnam - International Living Countries


International Living

Vietnam is an inexpensive country to live in. Most items cost less than half of what you would pay in the West, and anywhere from 5% to 25% less than what..

Southeast Asian Women Ranked By Country

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

Today’s article covers a very important topic, the quality of different Southeast Asian women from country to country. You’ll learn about the best nations for dating or sex, plus places to avoid. Additionally, this list only covers areas that are within a 1 – 2 hour flight of one another. As such, places like the […]

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10 Mexico City Instagrammers You Should be Following

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

I love following people on Instagram who live in a place I’m planning a trip to. I try to find food bloggers who recommend great restaurants and lifestyle bloggers who share photos of their favorite things to do their home city. This is even great for places I’ve been to before like New York or […]

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Places to Visit in Singapore-Christmas Blog Special!

by Alyson Long for World Travel Family @ World Travel Family

We spent almost 2 weeks in Singapore at Christmas and split our time between a budget hostel near the Singapore River, a short walk from the marina, quays and Marina Bay Sands, and a more luxury Resorts World Hotel on Sentosa Island. We also took the opportunity to take a 3 day break to an […]

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Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe

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Travel costs and prices for Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe

Britain's Stinkiest Cheese Was Inspired by Monks and an Alcoholic Farmer

Britain's Stinkiest Cheese Was Inspired by Monks and an Alcoholic Farmer

by George Nelson @ Munchies

Former lorry driver and amateur conservationist Chris Martell began producing Stinking Bishop as a way to keep a dying breed of cow alive.

An unexpected dining experience in Saigon.

by Jimmy @

“Is this a restaurant or somebody’s home?” I asked a stranger inside as I stood at the apartment doorway. He looked at me oddly and replied that it indeed was somebody’s home. From the sounds of the conversations echoing from inside, deep down, … Read all about it!

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How cheap is the cost of living in Vietnam for expats?

How cheap is the cost of living in Vietnam for expats?


Nomad Capitalist

The cost of living in Vietnam, with prices for specific food, clothing, and service items. How to be a Vietnam expat and save money.

Pong Kwao Hot Springs: A very hot attraction in Northern Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Pong Kwao Hot Springs is a a hidden gem in the area of Chiang Mai. It’s hard to find and one must have quite a bit of time on their hands to navigate through the mountain roads to find it. But, once you get there, it will be hard for you to leave. Chris and […]

An updated map of the future Saigon Metro

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.] Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of metro transport. Even the traffic-dystopias of Jakarta and Manila have a few rail lines between them. This will change when the first metro line in Saigon opens sometime after 2020 […]

37 Places to Eat in Tokyo

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

I asked for your food recommendations for Tokyo, and you did not disappoint. In November, me and some friends spent a week eating our way around the city. It's hard to have a bad meal in Tokyo, and while I didn't get to eat everywhere, these are some of the best places!

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Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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Interview with teachers in Thailand: Bob and Corona from the States

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

It’s been almost 5 years since I did my TEFL course with SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Wow! I can’t really believe it. Time goes fast. I still think that the month I spent training to become a teacher was one of the best times in my life. I really got to learn a […]

Lounge Review: Turkish Airlines International CIP Lounge

by Breada Potts @ The Shoestring Trekkers

The first time I entered an airport lounge was over ten years ago.  I was flying to Peru with my god family and my godfather traveled frequently for work so he had status, thus getting us all access to a lounge in Dallas during our layover.  I can’t remember exactly what the lounge was like, … Continue reading "Lounge Review: Turkish Airlines International CIP Lounge"

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How much money do I need for Vietnam

How much money do I need for Vietnam


GoodMorningSapa

How much money should you budget to travel in Vietnam? Let's explore Vietnam with Wonder Bay Cruise now, You would experience interesting things here.

ALL LACED UP: JARLO LONDON

by Janine Spencer @ Janine Spencer

This Jarlo London dress which features gorgeous detailed lace over a silky nude slip is the ultimate cocktail dress.…

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Back To Black With Phuc Van Dang

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

[Article] Read the full story of Phuc Van Dang here

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Lessons learned from living abroad

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I have lived abroad for 13 years. I was very young when I left Poland and when you’re young you want to try something new. I wanted to try living abroad. I was planning to stay in England for a year, but I stayed for 10. Time goes quickly when you live in a big […]

How to help responsibly when you’re living in Thailand?

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Thailand attracts hundreds of expats every year. Many settle here to pursue an entrepreneurial career, or become a teacher. Life in Thailand is simple and pleasant, something that you rarely get in the western countries. Quite often expats in Thailand want to show their appreciation and give something back to the community and wonder how […]

Female solo backpacking in Iran: Experiences and tips for future travelers

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

‘What were your experiences as a female solo backpacker in Iran?’ This question I got quite a few times after my trip to Iran last summer. If you have been following my travels on Instagram or Facebook, you know I truly had the time of my life. In Iran I felt 100% free, careless and happy. I […]

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SEE TEFL Course Interview with Mandy from Mexico

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

A few months ago, I visited SEE TEFL in Chiang Mai to take a look at their brand-new school building in Chiang Mai. SEE TEFL is of course the TEFL school I attended when I arrived in Thailand around four years ago to get trained to become an English teacher. During my visit I had […]

Six Quirky Things You’ll Find in Vietnam

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

Vietnam is a country of randomness. From the lady who lives outside the front door of your apartment chopping up snake penis on her make-do food stand at 5 in the morning waking you up every day, to the guy who bumps into you with a hundred chickens tied to his motorbike, to the lady...

My Immigrant Family’s Obsession with Paul Bocuse’s Soup with Truffles Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

“If you want to impress jaded Vietnamese guests, make French food,” my mom frequently told me while I was growing up. That’s among the reasons she made puff pastry when we came to the United States. It was as if she had been waiting all her life to knead excess moisture out of butter to...

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The Thai Elite Visa for Nomads: Is It Worth It?

by Andrew Henderson @ Nomad Capitalist

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Mauricio Alves’ Chameleonic Gema Architecture And Interior Design

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Gema’s General Director, Mauricio Alves, works with his multinational team in a house style defined by its indefinability. The architecture and interior design company were commissioned to design Le Club Bar at the historic Hanoi Sofitel Legend Metropole, NAMO’s artisanal Italian pizzeria, El Gaucho’s macho neo-industrial Argentinian steakhouses, and the Maharajah’s palace opulence of Tajmasago Indian […]

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Yangon, Myanmar

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Yangon, Myanmar

Yogyakarta Travel Guide

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

In this Yogyakarta travel guide, I share the five best things to do in Yogyakarta, the best vegetarian restaurants in the city and the best hotels in Yogyakarta. This Yogyakarta travel guide focuses on local culture, vegetarian food and green accommodation, to bring you the best green and local travel advice about the city. Yogyakarta – pronounced Jogjakarta – […]

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How to find short-term accommodation in Kraków

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Before Chris and I left Vietnam for Poland we started looking for short-term accommodation in Kraków. We quickly found out that finding one for a good price is not as easy as we previously had thought. I had never rented a flat for such a short period of time in Europe. I was convinced that it […]

Culture in Sydney on a Budget

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

Culture in Sydney on a Budget Sydney Harbour Bridge, CC BY-SA 2.0 by Alex Johnson No doubt that even finding cheap flight deals; you just spent around $1500 flying to the great land down under. G’day. Chances are you’ve also flown into Australia’s largest city, the beautiful Sydney but that doesn’t make up for the […]

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PURE COMFORT: LOUNGE UNDERWEAR

by Janine Spencer @ Janine Spencer

When Lounge Underwear approached me for a promotional collaboration I didn’t ever think that I would love their intimate…

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Ladyboys: The third gender in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

What comes to your mind when you think of Thailand? I know what you will say. You will probably tell me about paradise beaches, palm trees, good food, temples, Buddha statues and scooters. Then, with a bit of irony and humour, you will mention go – go bars and ladyboys. You might even wink at […]

Sihanoukville – The New Macau of Southeast Asia

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

“Guess how many casinos are in Sihanoukville”, my taxi driver asked as we drove from the train station. “20”, I said with confidence. I had read a news report about it recently and I felt certain with my answer, even though it seemed like a ridiculously high number. “55”, he said. I don’t know if […]

Dining on a dime: Find out the cost of food in Vietnam

Dining on a dime: Find out the cost of food in Vietnam


InsideVietnam Blog

Vietnamese food is delicious and scandalously cheap, but just how much should you expect to spend? Violet investigates the cost of food in Vietnam.

Pork Soup Dumplings

Pork Soup Dumplings

by Helen You @ Munchies

Light, clean, and packed with ginger–these aren't your average soup dumplings. Helen uses powdered gelatin to make her aspic, resulting in a much less greasy dumpling than you'd normally find of this variety.

How Much to Budget for a Month in Vietnam | Wander with Laura

How Much to Budget for a Month in Vietnam | Wander with Laura


Wander with Laura

How much should you budget for a month in Vietnam? Delve into a backpacker budget for a month in accommodation, food, transport and activities in Vietnam.

Shopping in Chiang Mai: The Best Markets, Boutiques and Malls

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

One of the reasons why tourists visit Chiang Mai is shopping. The city is known mainly because of the Sunday and Saturday markets and the Night Bazaar, which spread across the main streets. These are usually very busy and crowded affairs. It is worth going to one of them to see the great selection of […]

How to Spend a Day in Ho Chi Minh City

by Greg @ A Nomadic Existence

Ho Chi Minh City, or as it was once known – Saigon, is a frenetic megacity of some 7 million people and almost as many motorbikes. Although there are now numerous international airport options for Viet Nam invariably most tourists will pass through Ho Chi Minh City, either to begin their journey or as their exit point from the country. Ho… Read more →

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Gear Review: Pacsafe Travelsafe 12L

by Alex @ Practically Everywhere

No matter what you’re taking on the road, it’s important to keep your stuff secure. There are several options out there, including locking

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Disadvantages of teaching English online

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Teaching English online has many advantages. You can live anywhere you want, travel and earn money at the same time. Thanks to it I’ve managed to live in Thailand, Vietnam and Poland and soon I’m going to be travelling again. So far I’ve only told you about the good side of online teaching, but what […]

Ladies Who Rock: Sanne Leenman, Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

When you are a digital nomad, or travel extensively, nutrition and fitness are really important to feel well and energised. I have been struggling with keeping a healthy diet recently as moving from place to place and working long hours have reduced the level of activities I used to do. That’s how I found Sanne […]

Travel Advisors: A Behind The Scenes Look

Travel Advisors: A Behind The Scenes Look

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

Hi everyone! I’m here to explain why I’ve been so MIA the last 3+ months and to fill you in on what’s been happening with me in Atlanta. As some of you may know, I moved to Atlanta last October without a job, and only a faint idea of what I wanted to do for my career: social media/marketing or something in the travel industry. I didn’t have a very clear idea of where my life was about to take me. Thankfully, after two months applying to every job I could find, I began researching what travel advisors do in today’s day and age. This is the vision I had in my head: travel advisors sitting in their respective cubicles staring at their computers all day, every day. The career didn’t appeal to me but I had hit a dead-end in my job search. I interviewed with two agencies and […]

Fun Things to Do in Amsterdam at Night

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

So, looking for fun things to do in Amsterdam at night? I’m guessing you’ve experienced all the daytime entertainment of the canals, the shopping, the cycling, eating and drinking? Time to take your trip to Amsterdam to the next level. Fun Things to Do in Amsterdam at Night 1. Go clubbing Obviously. The standard evening activity in any European city right? Amsterdam has some pretty cool clubs to check out […]

Portraits of the Pamirs

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

Venturing into the Pamirs, also called the ‘Roof of the World’, means venturing into a landscape of ancient fortresses, natural springs, glaciers and breathtaking lakes. It’s one of highest mountain ranges in the world, with several 7000+ meter peaks and the home of snow leopards and the Siberian ibex. The best way to explore the […]

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Controlling Food Costs of Your New Pho Restaurant - LovingPho.com

Controlling Food Costs of Your New Pho Restaurant - LovingPho.com


LovingPho.com

Control your pho restaurant food costs by establishing a strong vendor relationship and a solid system to control your food storage, serving portions and inventory counts.

Your Guide to the Prices in Phu Quoc

Your Guide to the Prices in Phu Quoc


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My First VidCon Experience How to Spend 2 Days in Panama City Beach, FL

Food and drink | About Vietnam

Food and drink | About Vietnam


Rough Guides

Internationally speaking, Thai food may be the most heralded of all the Southeast Asian cuisines, but true connoisseurs would go for Vietnamese every time...

Does an Actual Lottery Strategy Exist?

by Vicky @

A Jacksonville man just won $1 million with a lottery couple of days ago. While compared to the huge winnings we have all heard about, winnings going up to a billion dollars and more, this doesn’t seem like a huge win, it would make most...

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Trat: A Delightfully Unassuming Thai Town

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

A little slice of Thai life off the usual trail, with prices rarely seen in the south.

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How Much Will You Earn Teaching English in Vietnam?

How Much Will You Earn Teaching English in Vietnam?


Go Overseas

Are you looking to save big while experiencing a vibrant culture and relaxed, Southe

What is the Cost of Living in Vietnam? | Move To Vietnam

What is the Cost of Living in Vietnam? | Move To Vietnam


Move To Vietnam

The cost of living in Vietnam can be cheap depending on your lifestyle, in this article, I listed the breakdown of the expected prices of your basic need.

My 2017 in Travel: The Video

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

I went to 12 different countries in 2017. It was brilliant. I took video, I’ve not really done anything with it though, soooo, I thought, montage! I wanted to look back on an incredible year, and think about what I’ve learned along the way. “This is basically the script I wrote for the video above but what didn’t make it in, thanks to timings I’ve put in italicised quotes like […]

Christmas Tours of Italy

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

Italy makes a spectacular destination any time of the year, but for an even more magical experience, come during the Christmas season to join festivities celebrating the holiday season which date back for centuries. Lights are in the trees and there are decorations everywhere, just waiting for you in the most beautiful cities of Italy. During your Christmas Holidays in Italy you will make memories for a lifetime and you will bring back home the best traditional Christmas presents.

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How Much Does A Bowl Of Pho Cost In Vietnam? - Date Vietnamese Girls

How Much Does A Bowl Of Pho Cost In Vietnam? - Date Vietnamese Girls


Date Vietnamese Girls

Vietnamese food has become very popular in the West. But how much does a bowl of pho cost in Vietnam itself? I headed to Ho Chi Minh city to find out...

Budget Food Guide to Vietnam

Budget Food Guide to Vietnam


Bohemian Trails

In Vietnam, a great way to experience local culture is by tasting some of the street food. Vietnamese food can be expensive but it's also budget-friendly.

Ho Chi Minh vs Hanoi: 6 highlights and you’ll get your perfect choice

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Finding reasons to love Vietnam is not a difficult task, especially when you look at the charming landscapes, sprawling beaches, mesmerizing mountains and unique scenery only found in Vietnam. With all this, it is easy to forget the big cities of Vietnam, such as Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. We are going to compare and […]

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Travel To Dalat: The Ultimate Guide To A Weekend Getaway

by Vietcetera @ Vietcetera

Dalat is one of the most famous destinations in Vietnam—and for good reason. From its gorgeous waterfalls, traditional silk factories, and buzzing night market, to its small batch coffee farms, Dalat makes for an ideal getaway from the major cities. In order to make your great escape a bit easier, Vietcetera popped over to the […]

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A short guide to vaccinations for Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Many people wonder what vaccinations they should get before they visit Thailand. There is a lot of information about it on the internet. Some websites have long lists of inoculations against scary diseases and it’s hard to tell which of them are really necessary. Before my first trip to Thailand I had the same dilemma. […]

Visiting Bournemouth, the UK’s top seaside town

by Amy @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

January isn’t the best time for a seaside break in the UK, but when The Cumberland Hotel invited us to stay with them in Bournemouth, we couldn’t resist the chance to visit our former home, which has also been voted the top seaside town in the UK. After a low-key New Year’s Eve, it was […]

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The Ultimate Iceland Winter Road Trip Guide And 1 Week Itinerary

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Iceland is called the Land of Fire and Ice and now that I’ve visited I understand why. Iceland has around 45 volcanoes and the Vatnajökull Glacier is the largest icecap in Europe. Driving around this beautiful island there is always… Continue Reading

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The journey to Myanmar (Burma) – part 2

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

Myanmar with Kids We traveled in Myanmar with kids for 16 days, from Yangon to Mandalay making stops in Bagan and Inle Lake. It’s not rare that once in a while we divert from the beaten track to less touristic…

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How to travel for free: Part 1

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

For most people, one of the biggest barriers to entry when it comes to long-term travel is money. I can tell you from

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Elsewhere Plans: Festivals Calendar December 2015

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

You guys, it’s the holiday season! Time to completely give up on every semblance of health you thought you gave a shit about until March. Those warm clothes will cover up the pudge anyway. But while you’re wasting away in a soggy puddle of cinnamon buns and shame, why not try to hit a festival somewhere? Nothing builds […]

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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Jai Thep Festival in Chiang Mai: A day filled with fun, love and music

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Jai Thep Festival is the newest addition to Chiang Mai’s event calendar. A group of like-minded people got together and decided to do something amazing – they created a music festival unlike any other that has taken place in Northern Thailand before. I love everything about music festivals: the happy atmosphere, crazy people dressed up especially for […]

Cost of Travel

Cost of Travel


Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? Its useful to know how much to budget when planning and saving for a trip. Here I

Mandalay, Myanmar

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Mandalay, Myanmar

Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe

Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala: Camping on Volcán Acatenango

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Chris camps overnight on top of Guatemala's Volcán Acatenango and witnesses lava eruptions...

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What’s the Cost of Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand?

by Charlie and Luke @ Charlie on Travel

One of the pull factors of Thailand is the low cost of living, but how much does it really cost? Living comfortably in Chiang Mai, expect to pay 28,100 Thai baht per month. That’s roughly $873 or £644. That includes the following: Accommodation in a house, plus a guesthouse in Pai — 8000฿ / $248 […]

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Lamphun and Lampang: Two destinations off the beaten path in Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I thought that I had seen almost everything around Chiang Mai. So, when my birthday weekend came and I wanted to go for a trip, I had no idea where to go. Finally, my attention was drawn by two small towns in the north of Thailand – Lamphun and Lampang. The internet guides didn’t say […]

Best Supplements For Travel (Pack These Before You Leave)

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

If you’re planning to visit Asia, bring supplements. Why? Because it’s tough to enjoy a Western diet. In most Eastern countries, locals don’t eat much beef and many dishes contain almost no protein. As such, it’s hard for your body to adjust. Long-term travelers and expats often complain about feeling “off” or having brain fog. […]

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REVIEW: Anantara Dhigu Maldives – The Perfect Island Resort

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking for the perfect Maldives resort? Just 35 mins from Male Airport Anantara Dhigu offers up stunning rooms, scuba diving and even surfing!

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Monthly recap: March travels

by Jo @ Twourism

In March we ticked off our third new destination of the year, Kraków, tickling a desire to explore more of Poland and central Europe. Here’s a recap of our month! Wondering what we got up to last month? Check out our February recap. Every generation has made its mark on the Wawel Hill cathedral. 🏰🏰😍😍 […]

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My Incredible Malawi Safari in Liwonde National Park

by VickyFlipFlop @ VickyFlipFlopTravels –

Liwonde National Park was the last stop on my week in Malawi. I’d had a great week featuring elephants, hippos, some amazing food and beautiful Malawi accommodation, but without a doubt, it was my time at the Mvuu Lodge that impressed me the most. I loved it there. We arrived in the vicinity for our second Malawi safari of the week (the first had been in the Nkhotakota Reserve) and […]

Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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5 need-to- know tips to minimise lost luggage risk

by Screndels @ Twourism

When we’re travelling, one of the biggest fears we have is finding out our bags end up in lost luggage. We’ve been lucky in all of our travels. Or have we just been careful? Well here are five top tips on what you can do to try to minimise the risk of your baggage ending […]

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Sex + Food: Sploshing

Sex + Food: Sploshing

by Kimberly Kane @ Munchies

Host Kimberly Kane visits an LA fetish studio to explore sploshing, a fetish that involves the smearing, wiping, throwing, and drizzling of food on the body.

A Brief Stop in Philadelphia – For a Philly Cheesesteak

by Jimmy @

Philadelphia was a place that was bookmarked as part of my roadtrip. Most visitors come to run up the steps made famous in the movie, Rocky as well as see the famous statue. Personally, I came for the Philly cheese steak. As … Read all about it!

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Eating Bánh Khọt in Vũng Tàu

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

Bánh Khọt are delicious gems: crispy discs of rice flour batter & coconut milk, fried until they’re crunchy on the outside but moist on the inside, then wrapped in herbs & dipped in a sweet-spicy sauce. Here are 7 places to eat bánh khọt in Vũng Tàu... Continue reading

Snap shots of Sri Lanka

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

Stumbled upon some photos of my 2015 Sri Lanka trip! Our Sri Lanka trip was a crazy, beautiful roller-coaster ride full of highs and fortunately no single low. We were surprised by the diversity of Sri Lanka. In our mere 12 days we saw pristine temples, hiked through seemingly endless tea fields in misty mountains, boarded […]

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Top 10 Most Adventurous Trails in the World

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

A guest post by Rebecca If you love going on adventures and hiking, then we have the list for you! These trails listed below are challenging, beautiful and remote, and will definitely fulfil your need for some adventure! Below, we will share with you the top 10 trails we have found. Top 10 Most Adventurous […]

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Saying Goodbye To India

by EvanOnTheRoad @ Evan on the Road

This was written in March, 2015, just as I was about to leave India for Nepal.   This is my last full day in India, the land of carefully shaped mustaches. As always, time flies. I can’t believe I’m moving on. I’ve spent the last few days in Darjeeling, walking up and down its steep hills, [...]

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Best traditional Vietnamese restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City - Inspitrip Blog

Best traditional Vietnamese restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City - Inspitrip Blog


Inspitrip Blog

One of the best ways to get a real taste of Vietnam is going to the best Vietnamese restaurants in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

Silent & Spectacular Kyrgyzstan: 5 top adventure picks

by BoB @ Bunch of Backpackers

Most people who visit Kyrgyzstan head straight to its most famous sights such as Lake Song-Kul and Lake Issyk-Kul. However, if you go ‘off-the-beaten’ track, you will discover some of Kyrgyzstan’s lesser known sights and find that those are just as spectacular. I ended up spending most of my time in these relatively little visited places and thoroughly enjoyed it. There were […]

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Hainan-Style Chicken and Rice

Hainan-Style Chicken and Rice

by Matty Matheson @ Munchies

Matty Matheson shows us the simple and flavorful dish that you'll want to make every night of the week.

Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Top 5 hostels for backpackers in Saigon

by Khue Nguyen @ Inspitrip Blog

Hostels are the way to go for budget-oriented travelers. Visitors can enjoy full of services with small angles, affordable rates. the suggestions below will give you the perfect choice. The Common Room Project Bizarre in concept yet strangely nice in the way it brings it all together, The Common Room Project is where hotel meets […]

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Blockchain Technology In Vietnam: Becoming A Global Leader?

by Hao Tran @ Vietcetera

Vietnam is still best known for its agricultural output, but it’s a nation in transition. In fact, it’s currently one of the fastest growing countries in Asia and its rapidly diversifying economy has surpassed Thailand’s and Malaysia’s. Foreign capital investment hit US $24.4 billion in 2016, and factory production is shifting from traditional export goods […]

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Doors: The Balkans – Part 2

by EvanOnTheRoad @ Evan on the Road

Doors and their ways. What do you think before opening a door and crossing through a doorway? Nothing? Watching your head? Wondering what’s on the other side? Something superstitious? Often, I view traveling and its benefits as a doorway. A doorway to a fuller, happier life; to open mindedness; to a brighter future; to obtaining [...]

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How to Travel Independently (and Cheaply) in Cuba

by Marek @ Indie Traveller

Salsa, cigars, 1950s cars and mojitos await in this fascinating country. But you should be aware of a few things...

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Cost of Living in Vietnam: How Much Does it Cost to Live in Hanoi?

Cost of Living in Vietnam: How Much Does it Cost to Live in Hanoi?


Nonstop Newcomer

Wondering about the cost of living in Vietnam? I share data on my real expenses as well as what common goods cost. I live in Vietnam so I know it's accurate

The Philosophical Implications of Being Stepped On by an Elephant

by Colin @ Elsewhere Man

  When I was a kid, I was obsessed with elephants. Now, that’s hardly unique. Everybody loves those big noodle-nosed bastards. But when I say that I was obsessed with them, I mean that I was obsessed. The kind of obsessed that gets people put on watch lists nowadays. If elephants were an attractive girl, […]

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Where To Go in Malaysia

by Charlie Marchant @ Charlie on Travel

In this Malaysia travel guide, we explore where to go in Malaysia and the best travel destinations. We’ll take you to the towering skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur, the lush green tea fields of the Cameron Highlands and the bustling art-laden cultural city of George Town. We loved Malaysia. But I should say up-front that we’re […]

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How Quality Luggage Help us for Higher Studies while Traveling?

by Vicky @

The world is larger than us all. What is in it? What people occupy its lands? What knowledge is accessible to the diligent searcher? These questions and others have propelled great men and women to go beyond themselves to reach new heights and horizons. These...

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Teaching English in Vietnam: Everything You Need to Know

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

So you’ve thought about coming to Asia to teach English, but you don’t know where to start. Maybe you have some friends who’ve taught in Korea or Japan and said they loved it and would go back in a heartbeat.  Vietnam is one of the lesser known teaching destinations with a plethor of available teaching...

Fort-de-France, Martinique

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Fort-de-France, Martinique

The Road Trip Across America – #JimmyEatsAmerica

by Jimmy @

“A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is not what it is built for.” ― Albert Einstein I’ve just reached a three month milestone in Sydney, where I haven’t had to jump on to a long distance plane, … Read all about it!

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Saigon to Hanoi: A Food Diary

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

On a recent road trip between Saigon & Hanoi I made a record of some of the meals I ate along the way, to try and illustrate the variety of food available, and what a delight it is to eat your way from one end of the country to the other... Continue reading

Cost Of Living In Vietnam: How Much Does It Cost To Live In Ho Chi Minh City? - Vietcetera

Cost Of Living In Vietnam: How Much Does It Cost To Live In Ho Chi Minh City? - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

Many of my friends back in America have asked: how does it cost to live in Ho Chi Minh City?

A Little Hospitality… A Guest is a Gift from God

A Little Hospitality… A Guest is a Gift from God

by Shannon @ A Little Adrift: Wanderings & Traveling the World

A throaty tenor danced across the inky night, joined moments later by a chorus of lighter voices. The empty footpath widened as I approached the Kartlis Deda statue. The disembodied voices echoed across the cool night. Lit in soft green, Mother Georgia towered above me. The nearby voices lifted in perfect harmony, swelling as the ethereal melody penetrated […]

This travel story (A Little Hospitality… A Guest is a Gift from God ) first appeared on the A Little Adrift travel blog, thank you for following the journey. :)

How to get Philippines SRRV residency for as little as $1,500

by Andrew Henderson @ Nomad Capitalist

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Uber in Mexico City: Everything You Need to Know

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

One of the biggest questions I get asked about visiting Mexico is how to get around the city. While I’ve written a pretty comprehensive post about all of the public transportation options in the city which you can read here, I want to talk more specifically about my favorite mode of transport. Uber in Mexico […]

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Bãi Rạng Beach, Quy Nhon

by Tom@VietnamCoracle @ Vietnam Coracle

A small crescent of toast-gold sand lined with coconut palms & casuarina trees, Bãi Rạng Beach is squeezed between two rocky bluffs, 15km south of Quy Nhon. It's still a local, working beach & remains undeveloped.... Continue reading

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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ATM Fees In Vietnam (Plus Bonus Money Management Tips)

by Rob @ Date Vietnamese Girls

Most Asian countries charge travelers insanely high ATM fees. In Thailand, there’s a $5 surcharge per withdraw. Cambodia and the Philippines do this too. It’s pretty steep, especially when you consider that local meals often cost a mere $2 – $3. Meaning that accessing your money is more expensive than eating. Luckily, Vietnamese banks are […]

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A Simple Way to Raise Money for a Honeymoon

by Vicky @

When soon to be married couples think about going on their dream honeymoon, they often get excited about the prospects of this amazing vacation, yet it’s also depressing for many because an exotic honeymoon is often too expensive for a newly married couple just starting...

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Thulusdhoo Island – A Complete Guide To The Maldives Surfing Paradise

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Heading to the Maldives in search of surf or to explore a local island? Here's the complete guide to Thulusdhoo - including accommodation, budget and of course the waves!

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Redemption by Persimmons

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

It’s persimmon season, the time of the year when many Asians swoon at the site of the glowing, orange fruits at markets and on tree limbs. Many people have gifted my parents persimmons but the ones from my neighbor Dan are particularly delicious. I’ve earned lots of bonus points with my folks through Dan’s generosity....

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Things you need to do before you move to Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

I know that you’re dreaming of moving to Thailand. No wonder! A lot of people want to live in a country where the sun always shines, people are nice and costs are low. Moving to the Land of Smiles isn’t difficult at all. That is when you prepare accordingly, of course. I lived in Thailand […]

Packing for a long term family travel

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

Packing for a long term family journey “How did you pack ?”, “What did you take with you ?”, “What did you find unnecessary ?”, “What are you missing ?”, these are questions we’re frequently being asked. Here is our…

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The Most Beautiful Cafés in Chiang Mai

by Christopher Grabinski @ The Blond Travels

Chiang Mai is a city that offers the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. After a couple of exhausting day trips into the mountains or other thrilling, action-packed activities, there’s nothing better than taking a deep breath and just do – well – nothing. Sure, a spa day with massages, manicures, pedicures and facials is […]

East West Brewing Co: The Craft Brewery Taking On Big Beer

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

Five years ago, there were only 2,000 craft breweries up and running in the US. But by the second quarter of 2017, America proved just how hopped up it had become as it surpassed the 5,500 craft brewery mark nationwide. The threat to the “big beer” industry had become a reality. Now, as bigtime, multinational […]

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BonBon Residence

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

BonBon Residence 2C8 Trường Sa Street P. 19, Bình Thạnh District **************************************** Let’s get this out of the way right up front.  I hate the name BonBon Residence.  Sounds like an assisted-living home for expired frozen treats. And, I want to be clear that Eating Saigon! is not in the business of reviewing the Saigon hotel/housing [Read on ...]

Long Neck Village: One of the worst attractions in Northern Thailand

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

There are attractions in Thailand that I would never want to see. These include so called tiger kingdoms, where wild cats are drugged and forced to pose for photos with tourists, or places where elephants are trained to paint pictures or ride bicycles. I wouldn’t visit them because mass tourism is distasteful, but also because […]

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

How much will I spend in Hanoi?

How much will I spend in Hanoi?


Travelfish

While Vietnam is still a cheap place to visit, relative to costs outside of the region, inflation has recently been the highest in Asia: it peaked at more than 22 percent year on year in 2011 and clocked in at 14 percent in March 2012.

Booking the Trip of a Lifetime – Part One

by Anthony Forlizzi @ The Shoestring Trekkers

How do you top a life altering trip? Easy, you plan another one! I wrote in my last post Breada and I decided not to teach in Vietnam like we originally planned, but we still had our ticket booked to go back. I’m not in the business of wasting anything, let alone two business class … Continue reading "Booking the Trip of a Lifetime – Part One"

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UPDATED: 27 things I hoped to accomplish while 27

by Kelly @ Practically Everywhere

Exactly 11 months after setting out on the goals below, I’m updating my progress on them. I’ll take 21/27. Today is my 27th

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Seven Things I Like About Living in Vietnam

by Blossom O'Bradovich @

Living in Vietnam has changed my life forever, for better or for worse. It’s made me laugh, cry, and nearly pull my hair out all in the same day. But ultimately, it’s helped me appreciate a completely new and different culture on the totally opposite side of the world. Now that I’ve actually had the...

Love a Little Extra Paradise: The Outer Islands of the Cook Islands

by Bryan @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

If you are planning a visit to the Cook Islands and you are looking for something off the beaten path, consider one of the outer islands.

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How Cops Use Pizza Crusts and Half-Eaten Burgers to Solve Murder Mysteries

How Cops Use Pizza Crusts and Half-Eaten Burgers to Solve Murder Mysteries

by Gigen Mammoser @ Munchies

The Savopolous murders—a grisly quadruple homicide in Washington, DC—piqued the public’s darkest fascination for a variety of reasons: the wealth of the family, the alleged torture of a ten-year-old-boy, and the case's dependence on a piece of Domino’s...

Bagan, Myanmar

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Bagan, Myanmar

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Vietnam? | Eternal Expat

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Vietnam? | Eternal Expat


Eternal Expat

A 30-Day Vietnam Travel Budget. From transportation to food, where to stay to how much a beers costs. This post breaks it all down for you.

9 places to see in Pai

by Joanna @ The Blond Travels

Pai is a small town in the north of Thailand. For years it’s been popular with yoga, Thai massages, vegetarian cuisine and nature enthusiasts, who value healthy lifestyle and relaxation over the noise and chaos of a city. It was once a favourite hang out place among the hippie crowd and only recently it gained popularity […]

The journey to Myanmar (Burma) – part 1

by wetooktheredpill @ We Took The Red Pill

First contact A man in maxi dress gently approaches me. Makes an offer. Keeps my personal space. Waits for an answer. My heart melts to him, opens up, a smile spills all over my face and paints the twilight of our first…

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Chiều Cháo Lòng

by admin @ Eating Saigon!

Chiều Cháo Lòng 26 Huỳnh Mẫn Đạt Bình Thạnh District 0934 324557 ******************************* One of my favorite memories from my years living in Hanoi (already 10 years ago now), is a small cháo lòng eatery just a few blocks from my apartment there. On a chilly Hanoi winter morning, there was nothing better for breakfast than [Read on ...]

Ho Chi Minh City Walking Tour – You’ll find it’s more than a modern city

by Phan Len @ Inspitrip Blog

Ho Chi Minh City – also known as Saigon – is no longer a strange destination for travellers visiting Vietnam. Arriving at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you are free to venture and explore a number of destinations in Vietnam, but believe me, don’t mistake Ho Chi Minh as another sprawling modern city without personality. With […]

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Driving home for Christmas and heading to South America

by Andrew Wyatt @ Our Big Fat Travel Adventure

Big news – we’ve just booked flights to Colombia in January! As I write this we’re on the ferry back to the UK to celebrate the festive season with family before we begin our 2018 adventures. Driving home for Christmas has taken us to the supreme Cologne xmas markets and to Bruges, which may well […]

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The Best Backpacker Hostels in Thailand (Recommended by Travel Bloggers)

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

The Best Backpacker Hostels in Thailand (Recommended by Travel Bloggers) Thailand is an amazing place for backpacking, in my opinion it’s probably the best...

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How Much Does it Cost to Travel Cambodia? - A Nomadic Existence

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Cambodia? - A Nomadic Existence


A Nomadic Existence

How much does it cost to travel Cambodia? Not very much! Read our breakdown on our costs for a 'flash packer' trip to this beautiful country.

Cultural Spotlights of Hanoi (Experience Hanoi like a Local)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Hanoi is perfect for a trip of cultural exploration. Its culture is expressed in many of the remarkable attractions of the city. The culture, too, is in every activity that you see on the street. In this article, I will go through several casual cultural spotlights of Hanoi. A random cultural experience of the city, […]

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East Coast Australia Road Trip Itinerary: Cairns To Melbourne

by Lotte @ Phenomenal Globe Travel Blog

Australia is the 6th biggest country in the world and an amazing road trip destination! Because Frank and I are huge road trip addicts it wasn’t a surprise an East Coast Australia road trip would be included in our yearlong… Continue Reading

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Winter Wonderland in Jackson Hole

Winter Wonderland in Jackson Hole

by Sarah Attaway @ Sunkissed Suitcase

You may remember from last fall that I spend time with family in Jackson Hole, Wyoming a few times a year. We always go for Christmas and so do my extended family. It’s such a fun week! Before Atlanta warms up too much {let’s be honest, warm up now please!}, I wanted to take the time to share photos from the week. Plus I saw that Wyoming got more snow over the last few days! Here’s photos from the winter wonderland in Jackson Hole over Christmas: Some of my family skis and some of my family snowboards but we always head down the hill together! We had multiple feet of snow within 24 hours so the fresh powder on the mountain was amazing. On a day off from skiing and snowboarding, my mom, sister and I walked around town. We popped into Persephone Bakery for hot chocolate and peppermint lattes. […]

6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's never too late to start traveling.

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A Traveler’s Guide To India On A Budget

by Cal Bailey @ The Budget Your Trip Blog

India is a popular destination for travelers around the world thanks to its beauty, ancient and modern wonders, and the pull of adventure.

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The Best Boutique and Heritage Hotels in Goa

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

The Best Boutique and Heritage Hotels in Goa The beautiful beaches, nature and laidback lifestyle of Goa make it a perennially popular destination for...

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How Much Does The Maldives Cost – From Luxury Resorts To Budget Travel Options

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Want to know how much a trip to the Maldives cost? Here's a full Maldives budget breakdown for all budgets - accommodation, transport and more

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The Complete Guide to Applying for an Indian Visa for US Citizens

by Anna @ Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

FAQs and a complete step by step guide on how to apply for an Indian Visa for US Citizens. Guest Post by Patricia from...

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18 Travel Destinations For Your 2018 Bucket List

by Chris @ Backpacker Banter

Looking for some travel inspiration? Well here are 18 destinations that should visit in 2018 - as recommended by some awesome travel bloggers! Add them to your bucket list!

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Zagora, Morocco

by Budget Your Trip @ Budget Your Trip Recent Updates

Travel costs and prices for Zagora, Morocco

What to Wear in Paris in Winter

by Laura Bronner @ Eternal Expat

It’s been a few winters since I was last in Paris, but I can’t help dream about revisiting constantly. Although I’ve only been to the city twice, both times were during winter, so I like to think I know a thing or two about what to wear in Paris in winter. Maybe it’s a cliche, […]

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Backpacking Route for Mexico

by myfunkytravel @ MyFunkyTravel

latin america routes south america | brazil | patagonia | central america | mexico Mexico Backpacking Route Our backpacking route for Mexico takes in the best the South of the country has to offer. If you follow it, you’ll travel from the tranquil seas of the Caribbean to the giant waves of the Pacific via […]

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