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BORDER CROSSING: Laos-Vietnam via Nam Phao-Cau Treo Border 

Several bus lines connect Vientiane, Laos to international destinations like Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. As part of my 100-day Southeast Asia trip, I needed...
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KUALA LUMPUR | Hostels in Kuala Lumpur for Budget Travelers

Bangkok is a must-destination for backpackers traveling to Southeast Asia. Westerners visiting the region for the first time always include the city on their...
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SEOUL | From N Seoul Tower to Namsan Park

The bus' payment device beeped twice when I tapped my T-Money Card. I was aware that I have sufficient balance on the transportation card...
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LUANG PRABANG | Whiskey-Filled First Night in Luang Prabang with Dorm...

My first day in Laos started in a jam-packed main dining table of Downtown Backpacker Hostel. It was raining when I arrived in Luang...

SINGAPORE | Singapore’s History from Civic District to Merlion Park

Half mermaid, half lion. That's how they describe the Merlion structure in Singapore. The monument is considered as a national symbol of the city-state...
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SINGAPORE | Truly Splendid Stay at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore

A bicycle supporting a wooden table top, stacked old-school trunk bags for the front desk, and a recreational swing. My eyes were glued to...
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6 Parties and Festivals You Must Attend When Visiting Thailand 

If you’re heading to Thailand, you’re in for a treat. It’s the place to go to have a great time. Full of parties and...
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OSAKA | The DORM Hostel Osaka: Library or Hostel?

Alighting from Shinsaibashi subway station, my Google map fooled me by offering a wrong direction. I rebooted the app and started looking for my...
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TOKYO | Cheap Stay at Hostel EAST57 Asakusabashi

With my arrival at Narita International Airport around 10 in the evening, I decided to book an accommodation within Asakusa. When I checked accommodations...
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DIY Itinerary and Travel Guide: 4D3N Phnom Penh and Siem Reap,...

If you're doing the banana pancake trail from Ho Chi Minh City and heading west, there's no way you can skip Cambodia. This infamous...

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