Tagged: backpacker

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The bike journey from Samosir to Tele

Many have boasted about the beauty of lake Toba, the geographical wonder of the supervolcano crater, the surreal experience of a certain magical fungi. I took the bait and headed out to Medan to see...

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10 ludicrous & crazy experiences on the road

Although I wouldn’t exaggerate and say there have been near death experiences in my travels, some incidences have genuinely made me felt… “Oh shit this is it”. Scraping past dangerous encounters alive can occur...

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Getting the ultimate boat tour experience on Inle Lake

It’s impossible to say that you’ve been to Inle lake without taking a boat tour. Plenty of options are available if you waltz into downtown Nyaungshwe, from the overpriced private boats with fancy little...

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Nyaungshwe & around Inle Lake

The massiveness of Inle lake is not one to be underestimated. Like most, I thought this was just another regular small lake but in fact, this shallow lake stretches 22km long and densely houses...

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Trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake

This was one of the recommended short hikes to take on every other guide book and it was indeed something special! I was lucky to have met two fellas, Mike & Alex after I...

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Choosing the right backpack for your travels

Picking the right backpack for a trip is clearly essential. It’s almost like picking a home to stay in for the next few months on the road, after all it is your mobile home...

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Exploring the streets of Georgetown

There’s heaps to do in Penang, and between 2 years ago and now, much has changed. Georgetown is quickly evolving into a creative city with many young artists finding inspiration here. The fusion of...

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Soul searching in Bundi

Bundi was a personal getaway from Pushkar’s hectic crowd which consisted of sagas from daily haggles to strategic small talk from competitive falafel sellers. Word of Bundi got to me from other travellers who...

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How to stretch your travel funds

Travel funds can often run out faster than we think. Being on the road for a long time can certainly be challenging if one doesn’t have a plan, or a foreseeable end to the...

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India-Nepal border crossing adventures

Crossing the border between Nepal and India is so effortless yet nerve-wracking, it’s important to be mentally prepared. Where the invisible line draws between Nepal & India is a whole lot of mess, chaos...