At 3,776 m above sea level, Mount Fuji is no stranger to tourists from all sides of the world. We figured with so many people summiting everyday, it would be simple to plan a trip up the mountain. But there are definitely some tips we would have liked to know in hindsight. But hey, hindsight is 20/20, and now you don’t need to be left in the dark.
Laos in general is great for that because the whole country seems to move at a slower pace. Perfect for backpackers on a budget! Here are 7 must-do’s that won’t break the budget.
No need to blow your backpacker budget in Hiroshima. There are many things to do that won’t cost much! Here are 11 things to do in Hiroshima for cheap.
Planning a cycling trip? Learn why I chose to bike across Canada and the UK and discover some of the benefits associated with touring a country by bike.
Japan is a weird and wonderful place that everyone MUST visit once, or twice, or many times, in their lifetime. Here’s how we (almost) stuck to our budget in this expensive metropolis.
Want to get off the backpacker trail? The beautiful mountains of Northern Laos will surely put you at ease. Visit these 2 overlooked and underrated villages – Muang Khua & Muang Ngoy.
Border crossings always tend to scare me a bit. We had read good things and bad things about crossing from Vietnam to Laos, especially on land. Despite all the research you try to prepare yourself with, you never quite know exactly what to expect. Here is how to bus and get […]
If you’re reading this blog, there’s a fairly high chance that you’ve heard of the website Couch Surfing. I was introduced to this service in 2012 when I cycled across Canada with a friend, and was blown away by the openness and generosity shown by its members. Note: While the following may […]
So you’re on a budget and you want to go trekking in beautiful Sapa in North Vietnam? Same! We all know that travel agencies love to take advantage of tourist wallets. Don’t fret, it’s easy to trek Sapa without a guide, DIY style!
Ah, Angkor Wat – Cambodia’s pride and jewel. While Southeast Asia is home to thousands of awe inspiring temples, there arguably none so enchanted as as the impressive Angkor Wat temple grounds in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. Temple tourism gets exhausting, and can often be underwhelming as [despite their varied histories] only […]