East Asia, Japan

Hitchhiking Japan – A Big Money Saving Idea

Transport is very expensive across Japan. If you really want to cut the costs, you could always try hitchhiking Japan instead. Below we have set out a rough guide to help you. We will, show you how we managed to hitchhike from Tokyo all the way to Hiroshima, whilst saving over £500. Tokyo to Kyoto/… Read More Hitchhiking Japan – A Big Money Saving Idea

East Asia, Japan

A Day Trip to Nara from Kyoto: Feeding the Sacred Deer

Nara boasts some of the most impressive shrines and temples and not to mention, the cutest deer that roam freely around the streets. Despite being Japan’s first capital, Nara is often overshadowed by its nearby cities. However, you should not write Nara off, as it makes for a perfect day trip from Kyoto or Osaka.… Read More A Day Trip to Nara from Kyoto: Feeding the Sacred Deer

Bucketlists, East Asia, South East Asia

2018 Travel Itinerary Plans and Goals – A New Year Ahead

As another year closes and a new one begins, we look back on our year and start to make a travel itinerary for the next. Travel is our focus, so we have thought up tons of different travel itineraries and plans for 2018. After much thought and consideration, we have finally chosen where we will… Read More 2018 Travel Itinerary Plans and Goals – A New Year Ahead

East Asia, South Korea

5 Cool Things to do on a Trip Seoul – Don’t Miss Out

Seoul is a vibrant city that offers plenty of culture and countless things to see and do. From an emotional trip to the demilitarized zone to kicking back and singing your heart out at a baseball match, you are sure to have an unforgettable trip to Seoul. Here we have picked our top 5 highlights… Read More 5 Cool Things to do on a Trip Seoul – Don’t Miss Out

East Asia, South Korea

DMZ Tour: A Sneak Peek Into North Korea

A trip to the DMZ (border of North Korea) is an experience not to miss whilst you are in Seoul. With this tour, you will be able to take a glimpse into life in North Korea and soak up the tragic history of how a nation became divided. Just ensure you book through a reputable… Read More DMZ Tour: A Sneak Peek Into North Korea

East Asia, South Korea

Sightseeing Jeju Island on a Budget – Less than $25

As a whole, Jeju Island is not pocket friendly for budget backpackers. With prices at a lot of museums and attractions starting at 8,000 won, it is not hard for costs to mount up quickly. We spent 3 nights and 2 full days exploring the Island. Of course, we missed out on many things due… Read More Sightseeing Jeju Island on a Budget – Less than $25

East Asia, Mongolia

How to Hitchhike to the Genghis Khan Statue, Mongolia

Located a short drive away from Terelj National Park is the huge 131-foot stainless steel Genghis Khan statue. Unfortunately, as far as I am aware, there aren’t any buses that run directly from the national park to the statue site. So, we only had one option: the good old, sticking the thumb out routine. This… Read More How to Hitchhike to the Genghis Khan Statue, Mongolia

East Asia, Mongolia

A Trip to Terelj National Park in Mongolia Without a Tour

Terelj National park is just a short 2-hour bus ride from the capital city Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The national park is surrounded by lush green pine trees and nature. If you have extra time in Mongolia then it is the perfect place to end your whirlwind of an adventure. With opportunities to hike in the day,… Read More A Trip to Terelj National Park in Mongolia Without a Tour

China, East Asia, Mongolia

The Cheapest Way From China to Mongolia

I am guessing you’re here because you have already seen our posts and we have convinced you to go to Mongolia. Or maybe, it has been on your bucket list for a while and your now ready to take the plunge and venture out into the wilderness of Mongolia. We know all too well that… Read More The Cheapest Way From China to Mongolia

East Asia, Mongolia

How to Find a Cheap Tour in Mongolia

Pre-organised tours; every experienced budget-backpacker would rather avoid them due to their high costs and restricted day-to-day itineraries. But what are you supposed to do in a country with a limited public transport system? Well, I’m afraid to tell you that a tour in Mongolia is exactly what you need, to see the best the… Read More How to Find a Cheap Tour in Mongolia

China, East Asia, Mongolia, Visa

How to Get a Mongolian Visa in China

Wandering where to go to next after China? Why not head into Mongolia? Getting a Mongolian Visa in Beijing couldn’t be easier (as long as you don’t do what we did … more on that later). Here is a step by step guide on how to get your visa to visit the magnificent Mongolia. Mongolian… Read More How to Get a Mongolian Visa in China

East Asia, Mongolia

Reasons To Add Mongolia To Your Bucket List in 2018

When we arrived back to Vietnam after 4 months of travelling through Hong Kong, Macau, China, Mongolia, South Korea and Japan; many people have been curious to know where exactly has been our favourite destination. Without hesitation, both of us, would hands down say Mongolia. Mongolia is a very unique country that will forever hold… Read More Reasons To Add Mongolia To Your Bucket List in 2018