Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Bangkok Now

Bangkok will not be ranked as the No. 1 most popular city for international travelers without a reason. Having been to Bangkok as part of my Indochina journey, I returned home with a list of 7 reasons why you should visit Bangkok now.

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Money Matters: Understand the Currencies in Asia

Unlike Europe, Asia doesn’t have a common currency which you could use in various countries. Thus, it is important to understand the currencies of the countries you want to visit in Asia. As of this writing, I’ve already been to Cambodia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Each of these countries has their own local currency. If you want to learn more, then read on! Continue reading “Money Matters: Understand the Currencies in Asia”

Money Matters: Understand the Currencies in Europe

As we all know, euro is widely used in Europe. It is the official currency of most European countries. However, it is also important to note that not all European countries, whether a Schengen member or not, use euros. Thus, one must understand the other currencies used in Europe. So if you are planning on a Europe trip, then this post for you!

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Bitten by the Travel Bug? 7 Warning Signs That You’re Bitten Hard

Have you ever wondered why more and more people are traveling these days? It seems like the trend will continue to increase in the coming years, especially for the millennials… and it’s all because of that contagious travel bug.

“Once the travel bug bites, there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.”

-Michael Palin

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Inexperienced and Alone: How I Survived My DIY Indochina Backpacking Trip

They say that you should travel alone at least once in your life. So when I had the chance, I gave it a try. It may be daunting to go on a DIY Indochina backpacking trip when you are inexperienced and alone but I survived it anyway. It is definitely a very rewarding experience. So if you want to do the same, then read on for valuable insights!

The Plan

I don’t have itchy feet nor I go out frequently. But I was still bitten by the bug. Wanderlust was consuming me and I knew I had to do something about it. I wanted to travel alone, even I had no prior experience.

3 countries.
2 bags.
1 daring adventure to accomplish.

I chose Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam or collectively known as Indochina to have my solo backpacking debut since these countries are famous for being budget-friendly. Continue reading “Inexperienced and Alone: How I Survived My DIY Indochina Backpacking Trip”