Cameron Highlands Hiking Guide
Trekking in the Cameron Highlands is a must-do activity in this part of Malaysia. With a range of trails suitable to all abilities, you’ll find a hike here!
Trekking in the Cameron Highlands is a must-do activity in this part of Malaysia. With a range of trails suitable to all abilities, you’ll find a hike here!
Looking for the best hostels in Chiang Mai? Take it right from the horse’s mouth! These hostels were voted for by travellers who visited the city recently!
Choose the best Osprey backpack for travel with our ultimate guide. We cover the best options as well as point out what to look for in an Osprey…
If you’re looking for an ethical elephant sanctuary in Cambodia, you’re in the right place! These popular options offer travellers the experience to get close to these gentle giants.
If you’re looking at hiking trails in Southeast Asia, you’re in the right place! With so many epic treks across the region, the hardest part is choosing which one you do first!
Knowing what a truly ethical elephant sanctuary looks like will help you support the right organisations during your time in Southeast Asia. This article, with the opinions of experts, will tell you all you need to know!
Drones for travel need to be lightweight with a good camera and strong battery life. Our favourite travel drones all excel in these categories!
Are you looking for a budget-friendly trip? Look no further! This shortlist of the cheapest countries in Asia promises amazing travel experiences and excellent bang for your buck!
No matter whether you need a pack for hiking, travel or everyday carry, we’ve got you covered. This list of the best 30-litre backpacks…
Travel water bottles allow you to avoid single-use plastic and reduce your environmental impact while travelling! We cover water bottles for travel…
Grayl bottles are excellent but if you’re looking for something cheaper, or a bottle to clean your water in a different way, these alternatives are perfect
Mount Fansipan, also known as the Roof of Indochina, is the tallest mountain in Vietnam. If you’re planning to visit, this article will tell you everything you need to know.
As a backpacker in South East Asia crossing borders becomes a regular undertaking. Each country has a different rule of entry and some countries will require you to apply for a visa before you travel. As visa requirements often change, for travellers it can be difficult to plan things like budget and duration of travel. Here, we’ve done our best to compile the latest visa information in South East Asia to make it easier to plan your trip!
With thousands of travel jackets available, choosing between them can be overwhelming. We break down the best options to help you pick!
Travelling with a drone allows you go get some amazing photos and video. But there are a few things you need to get right to travel with a drone!
Looking to book an unforgettable honeymoon in Southeast Asia? This carefully curated list has something for every kind of couple, from adrenaline activities to dreamy beach breaks!
Drones are becoming commonplace for travellers but are they legal in Southeast Asia? Read more to find out everything you need to know about…
Choosing a hostel in Jakarta is an important decision, no matter whether you are passing through or staying a few days. This list, compiled using help from our epic backpacker community will give you plenty of options!
Grayl’s UltraPress purifier bottle allows you to drink from almost any water source. It saves you money and reduces your plastic footprint…
If you’re a beach bum or water baby looking for Southeast Asia’s best beaches, look no further! This list has something for everyone, from surfers to party animals and those looking to relax on golden sands.
Kuang Si Waterfall (also called Tat Kuang Si) is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Laos. If you’re planning to visit this epic waterfall, this guide will tell you everything you need to know!
Backpacks or suitcases – what is the best backpacker luggage? We break down the pros and cons of each to help you decide which is best for you!
My Son Sanctuary in Vietnam is a hugely important religious site. If you are planning to visit, this article will tell you everything you need to know!
Carry-on backpacks are often overlooked when choosing travel luggage. But no more! We break down the best hand luggage options for travellers!
This transportation guide to Vietnam will help you choose the best way to get around the country and save money!
When choosing travel insurance for pre-existing conditions, there are a few things to know. Let’s break them down!
Heading to Northern Thailand and want to experience the food scene? You’re in the right place! These traditional Northern Thai dishes are sure to get your tastebuds working! Which one will you try first?
Backpack materials vary from ultra-lightweight fabrics to thick, durable textiles. Choosing the best for your bag can be a challenge. To help you…
SafetyWing Nomad Insurance works just like a subscription service (think Netflix), which you can simply pause whenever you stop travelling!
eSIMs for travel are the newest way of staying connected while abroad. We break down the best options for backpackers as well as what to look for..
Making a travel insurance claim is a daunting experience. With these top tips, we demystify the process to ensure your claim goes smoothly!
Getting scammed while abroad is a risk we all take when backpacking. This list of travel scams in Southeast Asia will help you avoid the most common…
We asked travellers for their best travel tips for backpacking Southeast Asia! They made the mistakes, so YOU won’t have to! Soak up the travel wisdom here!
Choosing travel insurance is stressful. Get it wrong and you’re either under insured or paying way too much. In this guide, we break down what you…
If you’re looking for the best places to stay in Bali, this guide to the island’s areas will help! Each neighbourhood in Bali caters to a different kind of traveller and promises an unforgettable experience!
What’s the best daypack for travel? We break down what makes a good daypack and with the help of our community, list the best options!
Knowing when to buy travel insurance removes another layer of stress from your trip planning. We break down THE BEST time to choose, as well as…
A wheeled backpack could completely change your travel game. We cover the best rolling backpacks available as well as discuss the pros and cons of using them!
Bangkok’s Grand Palace is a wonder to behold but can be overwhelming to navigate. We break down what you need to know to make your trip as enjoyable as possible!
If you’re travelling Southeast Asia during the month of Ramadan, it is important to know what to expect. Changes to opening hours and heightened cultural sensitivities mean that travel can be rather different around this time.
Much like the gastronomy capital itself, the food in Penang is an exciting blend of different cultures and cuisines. With everything from Chinese inspired dishes to Indian snacks, there is something to suit every type of foodie here!
Those who do more than scratch the surface of this island will be rewarded. Learning about Balinese culture will result in a more enchanting and fulfilling trip for every kind of traveller.
Deciding which shoes to take on your trip can be overwhelming. How many pairs do you need and what type of travel shoes will suit you best? Our gear guide expert Tim comes to your rescue, armed with the recommendations of our community. Wonder no more, here is the ultimate list of the best shoes for travel!
Diving in Indonesia is a must-do activity for underwater lovers. These 8 dive sites are some of the best in the country and promise to showcase the most amazing marine life that the country has to offer!
Breathtaking and awe-inspiring, Angkor Wat astounds even the most unlikely of backpackers. Beer guzzlers are turned into Culture Vulture’s overnight as Chang Vests are replaced with ones that say ‘Angkor Wat is f**ing amazing!’ Hailed as one of the most magnificent examples of architecture ever created, it’s a site all travellers in Southeast Asia should see.
Snorkeling in Gili Trawangan is unique because you don’t need to jump on an expensive boat tour to reach the best spots. Discover the best areas for snorkeling in this guide!
A filtered water bottle is an essential item for the responsible traveller in Southeast Asia. Not only will it ensure that you can drink purified water from any water source, but it also means that you will be protecting the environment from unnecessary plastic waste. Read our pick of the best options for filtered travel bottles for your journey!
With such a vast array of gyms and camps, choosing where to train Muay Thai in Bangkok can be complicated. We cover the best facilities…
Want to know where to watch Muay Thai in Bangkok? We break down the best Muay Thai Stadiums and list some less-known venues for watching…
Voted by travellers – a complete list of the best Bali hostels! Check out the best Bali dive hostel, the best Bali party hostel, the best yoga hostel and more!
The best travel duffel bags are as good as backpacks. They’re easy to carry and even easier to pack. To help you choose the best holdall for you, we break down…
Looking for a Sumatra itinerary so you don’t miss the best attractions on the island? We’ve got you covered with these 10-day and 2-week options!
Choosing the right pair of travel sandals can be easier said than done. We break down the best options to ensure you find the best sandals for your…
With over 17,500 islands in Indonesia, how on earth do you choose where to visit? We’ve all seen the usual recommendations but what if you want to get off the beaten track? Australian expat Cherie reveals her pick of the best islands for your Indonesian adventure.
Booking, Hostelworld and Agoda are all often touted as the best hostel booking sites. But how do they stack up against each other and is there a better choice?
Travelling with prescription medication can be a daunting prospect. Thankfully, it’s often easier than you expect. This guide breaks downs the best practices…
Best Bangkok Hostels. Voted By Travellers! Khao San Road Hostels, Party Hostels, Hostels for Solo Travellers, Families, Couples & Hostels with Pools!
No trip to Bali is complete without a few beach days. However, not all of the beaches in Bali are of the same standard. In fact, some are pretty overrated! This article will help you weed out the good from the bad!
Sustainable backpacks help limit our already huge footprints on the environment. If you’re looking for an ethical backpack, the ones on this list…
If you’re looking for the most pumping party destinations in Southeast Asia you’re in the right place! These legendary destinations draw in revellers from across the world!
If you’re looking for varied and interesting places in Indonesia, then look no further! This epic compilation of destinations offers something for every kind of traveller!
Can You Avoid ATM Fees While Travelling? Which Banks Give the Best Exchange Rates? We Look at the Best Mobile Banks & Travel Cards 2019 + Money Saving Tips!
If you’re planning your next adventure and wondering what the safest Asian countries are, we have got you covered.
40L backpacks can usually be taken as hand luggage while offering enough space for months of travel. Their versatility is what makes them so popular…
Parts of Southeast Asia have long been a victim of overtourism, leading many travellers to claim they have been ‘ruined’. But is this true? And how can these destinations move forward?
Do you *really* need an onward flight ticket when flying internationally? Is a bus ticket enough? We answer your questions about onward travel and break down onward travel rules for Southeast Asia!
Many travellers complain about expensive ATM fees whilst withdrawing cash in other countries. So are these fees avoidable?
There are so many backpack brands on the market today. We break them down to see which are worth spending your money on!
Determining the best time to visit Southeast Asia can feel like a daunting task. But with this Southeast Asian climate guide, we break down when to go and where to avoid during monsoon season!
Wondering whether to avoid Southeast Asia during rainy season? We break down the pros and cons of travelling during the monsoon season!
Did you know, the Philippines’ national bird is a monkey-eating eagle?! This article is full of facts about the Philippines you may not know…
We asked 100+ of our readers to tell us which is the best backpack (brand, model & size) for travelling Southeast Asia – and here are the results! So, if you’re looking for a backpack yourself… Sit back, relax, and read some words of wisdom from fellow travellers in Southeast Asia – so that you can find the perfect backpack for you!
The Stubble and Co Adventure Bag aims to revolutionise backpacking travel bags. But does it succeed? Find out in this Stubble and Co Adventure Bag review!
We look at the 15 cheapest quarantine hotels in Hong Kong for travellers returning to the country on a budget.
We look at the best hotels in Kuala Lumpur (from cheapest to most expensive) to do your mandatory quarantine in Malaysia.
From motorbiking the world to eating every weird food that a country has to offer, each one of these travel YouTubers is exploring our amazing planet in a unique and interesting way! Which YouTuber will inspire your next adventure?
LARQ’s Movement Water Bottle cleans and purifies water to eliminate viruses, bacteria and other pathogens. Learn more about how it works in this LARQ Review!
Thailand will reinstate the Test & Go Scheme on 1st February. We answer all your questions about Test & Go in the simplest way possible!
A packable daypack makes exploring and travelling just a touch easier. This list breaks down the best options for any budget and travel style!
Riding a motorcycle in Southeast Asia is a rite of passage. No matter whether you want a short journey or an epic adventure, these motorcycle routes will offer the adrenaline, freedom and vistas you dream of!
We look at the best hotels in Bali to do your 5-day mandatory quarantine. We compare prices, food and balcony options, giving you options all over the island!
We compare the top travel yoga mats to find the best one to take on your adventures! Which is the most durable, lightest, easiest to carry & cheapest?
These are the best travel backpacks for women recommended by travel-loving ladies from our community. For the best fit, choose a female-specific pack. This will better cater to your body…
If you’re a budget traveller, you may be looking for a Phuket sandbox hotel that still offers a splash of luxury, and by ‘splash’ we do, of course, mean a swimming pool!
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Are you interested in Thailand’s Samui Plus scheme? This allows fully vaccinated, international travellers to visit the three most popular islands without needing to complete a lengthy state quarantine!
The Laos China Railway will connect Vientiane with Kunming in China. But when will it open? We dive into everything you need to know if this train journey is on your bucket list!
Looking for a good quarantine hotel in Pampanga, Philippines, close to Clark International Airport? We look at your best options!
Martial arts are as much about physical strength as they are about mental discipline. Step up your fighting game with these books about Muay Thai.
On 1st July 2021, Thailand opened up its borders to vaccinated international travellers without the need for quarantine. They call it the “Phuket Sandbox”.
With Maya Bay reopening in 2022, we take a look at the reasons it closed as well as the new restrictions in place to protect this stunning bay…
We look at the best hotels in Singapore to complete your SHN (Stay Home Notice), also known as the two week mandatory quarantine. Pay extra for a suite to pick your quarantine hotel.
Travel backpacks usually feature an internal frame for support and stability. But what does that actually mean? In this article, we dive into the differences between frame and frameless backpacks!
We look at the best hotels in Jakarta (from cheapest to most expensive) to do your 8-day mandatory quarantine in Indonesia.
Tropicfeel are always pushing boundaries with their innovative products. So how good is the Shell? Find out in this Tropicfeel Shell backpack review!
Eating phở in Vietnam is a traveller rite of passage. The country’s national dish is an aromatic noodle soup with a vibrant history. Learn all about it, including where to eat it, in this complete guide.
Desperate to get your hands on the Special Tourist Visa to Thailand? Here are the 10 cheapest quarantine packages offered by hotels in Bangkok.
Looking for backpacking gifts? Buy the traveller you love something they will actually value rather than just weigh them down! We delve into the best gifts for backpackers to inspire wanderlust!
Travel gadgets aren’t strictly necessary but they can make your time on the road just a tad easier. Check out this list of the top travel accessories!
If you’re not a gear expert, choosing what size backpack to buy for travel can be confusing. After all, you want to fit in everything you need but don’t want to be nursing a sore back every day! Our gear expert helps you decide which size backpack suits you best.