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 →

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 →

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 →

How to Plan the Perfect Trip

Planning a trip can be stressful. Trying to balance budgets, time, transportation, weather, etc. can leave you frazzled when you want to just be excited for your adventure. I get you. Every time I plan a trip it's the same thing - I end up stressed the week before rushing to finalize plans or change... Continue Reading →

10 Tips for Backpacking Belize

1. You can use USD or BZD Everything is priced in both US and Belize dollars. Some places won't even have things priced in BZD and only in USD but will accept both. You'll notice too that sometimes they will give you change in US because that's all they have. So if you have USD... Continue Reading →

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Backpacking Cuba

We chose to fly into Varadero because most low cost airlines will fly here to cater to those heading to resorts so you could get cheap flights into here. Even if you aren't staying in Varadero, flying here still leaves the rest of the country accessible by bus or taxi. Our first stop was Havana... Continue Reading →

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