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The Quick, Easy Guide To Getting Around South East Asia.

South east Asia is one of the most popular backpacker destinations in the world, but with so many travellers island hopping and crossing borders regularly the question of how to get around south east Asia whilst sticking to a budget always comes up. Flying? Over land? Over sea? The good news is getting around south east Asia on a budget is actually really easy and this expert guide will tell you how.

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South East Asia’s Most Overrated Destinations.

South East Asia is one of the most popular regions in the world for backpackers heading off on their gap year, and in general has a well deserved reputation that draws travellers to it time and time again. But not every part of the region is deserving of that adulation and there are some parts of south east Asia that are overrated in the extreme. Here are my picks for the most overrated places in south east Asia.

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Etiquette For Visiting Buddhist Temples In South East Asia.

With more and more high profile stories of travellers behaving inappropriately and causing offence in temples and religious sites throughout south east Asia, knowing the rules and etiquette of visiting Buddhist temples is increasingly important. Here are just a few simple tips to ensure you can enjoy visiting these majestic temples without inadvertently causing offence.

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Why I Love South East Asia.

After fifteen years of travelling the world there are so many places that I genuinely love and even many that I would happily call home, but no region has ever affected me more than south east Asia. This diverse, enigmatic and enchanting region just keeps drawing me back time after time, and I will never tire of it. Here is why I absolutely love south east Asia, and why you will fall in love with it too.

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Posted in Travel Talk

Asia’s Best Backpacker Hubs.

Asia is one of the most eclectic, diverse and fascinating regions on the planet, and has drawn backpackers and travellers on their gap years for decades. Here are some of the best backpacker hubs and stopovers that every backpacker should include on their itinerary.

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Top 10 FAQs On Travelling South East Asia.

South East Asia is one of the most popular regions for many backpackers heading out on their gap year or round the world adventures, yet it seems every first time traveller always has the same questions and worries. Here are the top 10 most frequently asked questions from my mail and social media, and my answers based on many years travelling through the entire region.

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Three Days In Kuala Lumpur.

How to spend three days in Kuala Lumpur with this insiders itinerary

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