backpacking

Budget Travel: Tips for Saving Your Cash on the Road

Budget Travel: Tips for Saving Your Cash on the Road

Budget Travel: How to Cut your Costs on the road Travel is fun. You get to see new places, collect awesome experiences, try copious amounts of delicious food, sleep in exotic guesthouses, and so on. At the same time, though, it can be costly. CAN […]

Hanoi Food Stories: The Search for the Best Bún Chả

Hanoi Food Stories: The Search for the Best Bún Chả

You can keep your pho: The Best Bún chả in Hanoi Lots of travelers will tell you that, oh my god, Vietnamese food is JUST. THE. BEST. And, yes, it is good – though, I have to admit, I wasn’t that blown away (come at […]

Myawaddy/Mae Sot Border Crossing

Myawaddy/Mae Sot Border Crossing

Crossing the Myanmar/Thailand Border Overland In the true spirit of slow travel, we’ve done something most Myanmar visitors don’t go for: an overland border crossing. It shouldn’t be that daunting, you think – and it isn’t really. Just very time intensive, involving a little bit […]

Sri Lanka Travel Guides Ready!

Sri Lanka Travel Guides Ready!

Fresh off the press: Sri Lanka guides I’ve compiled some of the most helpful (hopefully) impressions on the beautiful country of Sri Lanka, including some flaghip destinations, done in our own slow travel way and suitable for low budgets. Though we also spent a day […]

Indonesia Reloaded: Gili Islands and Lombok Honeymoon

Indonesia Reloaded: Gili Islands and Lombok Honeymoon

A trip back to Bali and Lombok: the Gili Islands and Kuta Lombok

Riding Around New Zealand : South Island,Part 1

Riding Around New Zealand : South Island,Part 1

Enjoy some breathtaking photos from our drive around Aotearoa. The very last country we visited on our travel adventure was New Zealand – located literally at the opposite end of the world from we where we started (daaaaang,  that’s far away!).Not unlike in Australia, we […]

Adventures down under: Great Ocean Road (photo essay)

Adventures down under: Great Ocean Road (photo essay)

Folks,  very little needs to be said about the Great Ocean Road.  It’s a pretty straightforward thing – just drive and enjoy the sights. Two things are worth mentioning though: 1. plan two days for the trip,  and 2. the cheapest and possibly most fun […]

Flo and Silv’s Balinese Temple Run

Flo and Silv’s Balinese Temple Run

Flo and Silv’s Balinese Temple Run After checking out of our homestay in Padang Padang we decided it’s time for some touristy stuff. Yeah! ? Since we eventually also needed to get from South Kuta to Ubud, we hired a driver for the day. This […]