Lately, I have been blogging a lot about my international trip earlier this year along with the experience of it. But I have not yet blogged about how I was able to fund a three-month international trip. I think it is time that I finally tell you guys as to how I manage to save … Continue reading Financing a trip
Japan is one of those countries that is tricky to travel on a budget. Out of the four countries that I have been to, during my three months of international travel Tokyo, Japan was by far the most expensive. My initial plan was to travel in Japan for an entire month, but after calculating my … Continue reading Budget travel: Japan
Vietnamese bánh xèo basically translates into pancake, however, it does not look like a normal pancake that you would see at an IHOP. Bánh xèo is basically the Asian version of an American pancake that has its own unique flavors and characteristics. Bánh xèo cost between 60,000VND - 90,000VND+ ($2.57USD - $3.85USD+) more than a bowl of phó … Continue reading Vietnamese cuisine: Bánh xèo
Vietnam is an extremely budget friendly country for backpackers. Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia along with Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia. Most of those countries themselves are affordable on a budget. Accommodation, food, and transport are affordable in general. I was in Vietnam for one whole month. I arrived at the international airport in Hanoi, … Continue reading Budget travel: Vietnam
I found out about minimalism through binge watching Ted-Talks back in early 2015. I stumbled upon a Ted-Talk where two gentlemen talked about what minimalism was and how it was beneficial for them. Their message hit me and made me soon realized that the stuff that I owned was just taking up space in my … Continue reading Why I am a minimalist
There is always something that is memorable when going on a roadtrip. Maybe it is the journey to the destination, maybe it is the deep talks or laughs in the car, or maybe it is the unexpected events that no one is ever prepare for. That is the beauty of going on a roadtrip. I … Continue reading Roadtrip #1: Chicago, IL
Already, here is the continuation from the Post travel gear evaluation. I have written a list of the things that worked for me and the things that did not work for me, while I was traveling for three months. This list made me realize that I should only bring what is necessary for me rather … Continue reading Post travel gear evaluation cont.