Last week I wrote about the first half of a two-week road trip itinerary for New Zealand’s South Island. We started in Christchurch, hiked through Mount Cook, checked out Oamaru, the Moeraki Boulders and Victorian … Continue reading Road Tripping New Zealand: Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island, Part 2
Hands down, without a doubt, the best way to take in New Zealand is to rent a campervan and explore it on your own. There’s something about having the freedom to travel at your own … Continue reading Road Tripping New Zealand: A Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island – Part 1
It’s the final day of my travel costs series in Southeast Asia. Over the past week I’ve broken down our spending in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Today I’m wrapping up the series with a quick look at how much we spent in Singapore plus a summary of our total costs in the region. Read more “Travel Costs: Singapore”
Stretching across 17,000+ islands, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. This archipelago spans from Sumatra in the west to Papua in the east and is home to a large variety of different ethnic and cultural groups. Each island varies from one another, from its landscape, religion, architecture, and character, providing travelers with differing experiences from one island to the next.
With so many islands and varying things to experience, we picked three islands to spend our time in: Sumatra, Java, and Bali. Read more “Travel Costs: Indonesia”
Gorgeous beaches, mountainous regions, fast-paced city living, exotic jungles, highly developed infrastructure and cheap travel costs, Malaysia is unlike any other Southeast Asian country. Located south of Thailand and spanning over two landmasses (Peninsular and Borneo Malaysia), Malaysia is the melting pot of the region, made up of Chinese, Indian, and Malay cultures. Malaysia was our favourite country in Southeast Asia, and not just because it had the lowest travel costs. The people, the food, and uniqueness of the country made it an incredibly enjoyable place to explore. Read more “Travel Costs: Malaysia”