BATANES: Budget Travel Guide (Budget + Itinerary) 2018

BATANES is a scene of changing moods, sometimes balmy, sometimes placid and other times ominous.  But its postcard-worthy topography and the genuine hospitality of its people – the Ivatans, make it such a tourist-friendly place. From mighty stone houses blanketed by the richness of Ivatan culture, to towering sentinels standing on strikingly gorgeous hills pounded by incessant waves, Batanes tick …

Bangkok Travel Guide 2018 (Budget + Itinerary)

Bangkok is special to me, because this is where I first backpacked solo abroad. I remember booking a cheap airfare months before my trip. I booked a tour and a hotel from a travel agency but after paying it, they called me and said I had to pay for two because the hotel room is good for two. So I …

SIEM REAP TRAVEL GUIDE (Budget + Itinerary)

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA is timeless. What was once a sleepy backwater became a thriving tourist destination renowned around the world because of the discovery of the sprawling Angkor temples.  Indeed, tourism is the lifeblood of Siem Reap, yet despite its fame and the crowd it brings, it remains a charming town, offering a glimpse of quiet countryside living if you …