Tagged: backpackers

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10 things to expect when travelling in China

While China is a huge and beautiful country to travel around, it’s also good to know what to expect to avoid being thrown off by the lack of courtesy or intense culture shock. After...

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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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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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Tips on packing a backpack

There’s some kind of science behind packing a backpack right. While some of these may seem like common sense, when it comes to playing jigsaw puzzle with your items, suddenly it feels like a...

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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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Camel Safari in Jaisalmer

West of Rajasthan far out from Jaisalmer lies the majestic Thar Desert. What better way to be completely immersed in nothing but the world of sand, camels and small villages by going for a...

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Stop, drop and travel

How do you drop everything and just disappear?   Responsibilities, commitments, relationships. These are usually the 3 key reasons for why people suffer with the decision of leaving on a jet plane. As important...

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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...