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Keeping Safe in Asia: Things You Need to Know Before Jet Setting Abroad

As always with travelling abroad there’s a whole range of things to keep in mind when staying safe, and Asia is no different. Your safety is vital, but fortunately there are many precautions you can take in order to maintain your own well-being. Petty theft and scammers – keep your belongings hidden! With any developing […]

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How Not to be Alone When You Travel Solo

Solo travel can be nerve-racking at times. Being alone with only your thoughts for hours and maybe days can drive you crazy at times. The good news is, with the internet boom and the birth of social media, smartphone apps to help you find a travel buddy is now a walk in the woods making your […]

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10 good-to-know tips for Backpacking Southeast Asia

Every millennials I’ve befriended on facebook, followed on twitter and on instagram have this obsession of backpacking Southeast Asia someday, solo or with their bffs, partners or parents (yep, parents)! Not only millennials, but most of my colleagues are bugging me for tips for their first ever take on backpacking Southeast Asia.  Questions like, what’s […]

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Why You Need Travel Insurance

One of the more important task you need to do during travel planning for your upcoming summer road trip or winter skiing trip is get yourself a travel insurance. Travel insurance is the one thing you never leave home without. Keep in mind that your health insurance does not cover you while you are abroad. And […]

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Gears and Backpacks Resource Page

I’ve collected most of the travel gear that I use and put it into one Amazon Store. These are the brands that I use and trust. That same Osprey Backpack in the featured image has been my travel buddy for the last few years and in extreme weather conditions. And because Osprey backpacks have proven […]

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Ultimate Guide to Your First Solo Backpacking Trip

So what’s all this hype about going solo backpacking somewhere cold and sleeping on stiff bunk beds? Solo backpacking or travelling, whatever you prefer to call it, is leaving home and your dog for an epic adventure on your own, going out of your comfort zone and living on a backpack, spending frugally, in an unfamiliar territory. […]