10 Tips for Backpacking Bali

1. Negotiate prices for EVERYTHING. Bali is notorious for bartering so its best to always try and negotiate prices especially for transportation in order to get a fair price. 2. Use Uber, Bluebird or Grab for transportation - but beware, there are signs in many areas that don't allow these services as they are much... Continue Reading →

Ecuador 10 Day Packing List

Clothing: Dresses x2 – casual & evening Shorts x2 – casual Shirts x5 Leggings x1 Jeans x1 Socks x10 Underwear x10 Swimsuits x1 Sleepwear x1 Bra x2 – regular & sports bra Sweater x1 Cardigan x1 Rain jacket Sarong  Shoes: Hiking boots Sneakers Flip flops Essentials: Passport Wallet Foreign currency and emergency USD – Keep USD hidden in your... Continue Reading →

Hong Kong: 1 Day Itinerary

Hong Kong is such an amazing city with a million and one things to do so it can be overwhelming trying to cram it all into just one day. But since it's a huge travel hub for Asia, a lot of people will find themselves on layovers here and having to do just that. So... Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Travelling Bali

My trip to Bali mostly went off without any major hiccups, but these 5 tips will help you enjoy your time as much as possible. 1. Let guesthouses know when you'll be showing up  Especially when it's late. I showed up around midnight to a deserted guesthouse on my first night in Bali in the... Continue Reading →

How to Spot Bed Bugs

I hate that I can feel confident to write this post after the year that I have had, but considering the amount of times I have found bed bugs in hotels and hostels the past few months I feel the need to share how to spot them before you get bit, how to know its... Continue Reading →

Packing list: Southeast Asia

Clothing: Dresses x3 - casual & evening Shorts x3 - workout, jeans & casual Tanks x3 T shirts x5 Leggings Elephant Pants Socks x8 Underwear x14 Swimsuits x3 Sleepwear Bra x3 - regular & sports bras Sweater - for cold bus rides and morning hikes Rain jacket Sarong - good for the beach, covering up, and as a blanket for flights... Continue Reading →

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