Travel Tips: How to use a squat toilet (Watch Video above) . How good are your squatting legs? While the western throne is becoming more widespread, the Asian squatter still
Would you take a funky car service with a pink moustache over an expensively boring yellow cab? If so, this next tip might be for you. If you’re traveling through the U.S, you know that it’s not always easy to get around most cities without a car. On my
How to Successfully Avoid taking Airport Taxis (If you can’t see this video, click here) After my video tips about taking the bus, some of you asked what transportation alternatives there were to avoid airport taxis.
Will the seats be cramped? Is there a toilet on the bus? What if I get sick? Is it safe? A lot of solo travelers, let alone travelers in general, experience reluctance towards the idea of taking a night or sleeper bus.
It was 3 am (yes, in the morning) and I wasn’t quite feeling the humor of the situation I was in, being jostled in the back of my “taxi”. My head bobbled between fatigue and silent petrification, as I bounced along deserted streets, in the back of a wagon. What was I thinking? Why did […]
Solo Travel Tips: How to Catch a Bus in a Foreign Country | Myanmar I love traveling by local bus when I visit a country! Somehow, the sights, sounds and smells of the landscape feel more vibrant and awakening. I feel alive! Woosh, the scent of a produce market. Cruddle cruddle, wheels against a gritty […]
Kanchanaburi: Erawan Waterfalls Park, Tips for Hiking Solo & Secret Fish Spas (Part II of II) . In three days, I discovered a lot about Kanchanaburi and reasons why Kanchanaburi is worth the visit. While Kanchanaburi has a tragic history, a lot of beauty and nature can be experienced there.
If this video isn’t playing, you can watch it here: http://youtu.be/cOm3k1l5vPM Imagine someone says you’re going to stay on a “floatel” for the next two nights. What would you think? I had no clue. But I love surprises and experiencing things for the first time. I appreciate being whisked off to some place I’ve never
At first I thought Japan was going to be so clean and orderly, that I might actually find it… ahem, boring. I know, I know, …shame on me for thinking that, but I’ve gotten to love traveling developing countries. Developing cultures spoil me with colorful diversity, unpredictability and the economy allows me to enjoy longer travel vacations. They help […]