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  • Tips to Help you Save for Travel

        The most common response to my travels is some version of “Wow, lucky, I wish I could travel but I could never afford it.” And to that, I want to say hogwash! Sadly, I have spent many a wasted hour, blue in the face, trying to convince my skeptics that I don’t in ...

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  • Destinations for Under $50 Per Day

    Since I started traveling, I am constantly asked how I can afford to travel, and besides using my tips for daily savings, the answer is honestly because I travel where it is cheap. Although I would love to someday go to London or Japan, I currently find better use of my finances to take on ...

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  • Best and Worst of Asia Awards

    Best and Worst of Asia Awards   Best Bang for your Buck Cambodia – This country hands down has the best all around value in Southeast Asia. Mid range, clean accommodation runs between $8-$20 per night, meals average $2, cold beer .50 cents, and transportation $5-$10 between cities. To give you an idea, my husband ...

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  • Things Not to Miss in Cambodia

    Cambodia- how to explain it. By far one of the most beautiful, dirty, easy, difficult, incredible, incredibly sad, awesome, inspiring places I have been. Although Cambodia has a rough past, its bright future is on the fast track without a a doubt. It is one of those places you just have to experience for yourself, ...

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  • Georgetown Penang, Art and Architecture

    Penang- It’s tough to put your finger on just what makes it so special. Aside from the intoxicating steaming bowls of noodles and simmering curry meats, the fusion of British Colonial, Chinese, Islamic, and Indian art and architecture create a visual paradise. This morning being our first full day, we decided to just get lost ...

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  • Hong Kong For Budget Travelers, -Food Guide

    Hong Kong- Synonymous with expensive right? It doesn’t have to be. I can relate to all the travelers who skip Hong Kong for fear that it will break their budget. Top that off with the distance and most backpackers will skip it all together. Well this time around it was Christmas and I thought hey, ...

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  • Things to Do with 1 Day in Krabi, Thailand

    Krabi, Thailand. For most, it is a transit point on the way to Koh Lanta or the Phi Phi Islands, or worse, is totally bypassed, but Krabi has so much to offer travelers from cheap good quality accommodation to incredible food and nature options. Whether you make it a stopover or taking a couple days, ...

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  • Boat Noodle Alley, Bangkok-A Guide to

    Boat noodles are some of the most delicious meals you can get in Thailand at at $1-2 dollars they are also some of the cheapest. Traditionally, vendors would hawk their noodles from their boats along the many Thai canals, hence the term boat noodles. However with modernization, boat noodles have mostly taken to the many ...

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  • How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

    We quit our jobs to travel the world……………….And you can too! Are we rich, crazy, or a little bit of both? Nope, we just had a dream, some financial discipline, and an intense desire to experience the world. Want to know how you could do the same? Wether it is a week vacation or an ...

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  • Mui Ne Vietnam, A Beautiful Break

      Back in 2012, my now husband and I took a random side trip from Thailand to Vietnam. Besides knowing we needed to get a visa ahead of time, we knew pretty much nothing, which was kind of fun. I knew I wanted to eat lots of spring rolls and steamy bowls of Pho and ...

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  • How to Experience the Mui Ne Sand Dunes, Vietnam

      I came to Mui Ne for beaches, for sand and sun, and to relax after the hustle and bustle of Saigon nearly ran me over. (Literally with a million motorbikes). But it turns out my favorite part of Mui Ne was our trip to the red and white sand dunes. We rented a motorbike ...

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  • That Time I went to a Wedding in India!

        As you might have noticed, a new post is far overdue and I’m sorry, but I have the best excuse……..I am getting married this week! My brain is consumed with everything wedding. With thoughts of centerpieces, catering, and RSVP’s, I haven’t managed to focus on travel as much as I have wanted, until ...

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