After 6 years of living in Vietnam, using my adopted home of Ho Chi Minh City to explore the rest of Asia, I’ve been able to experience a lot of what this diverse region of the world has to offer.
For each destination, you’ll find an in-depth guide sharing essential information for planning your travels in that country. This includes the basics like setting up mobile data and taking out cash, destinations to visit, bucketlist experiences and lots of travel tips to help you travel around with ease. Happy travel planning!
Cambodia lures backpackers with the ancient temples of Angkor Wat and is a popular destination for backpackers in Asia.
Renowned for its friendly locals and dreamy turquoise beaches, there’s a reason why Thailand is the go-to for many travellers’ first forays into backpacking.
Thailand offers some of the greatest experiences for backpackers in Asia, with delicious food, cheap accommodation and endless adventures.
After 2 months in the Land of Smiles, my highlights are motorbiking the mountains of Mae Hong Son, learning to scuba dive on Koh Tao and sleeping in a raft house in Khao Sok National Park.
From rice terraced mountains to exotic beaches, Vietnam is overflowing with natural beauty. Beyond the jaw-dropping scenery, Vietnam is home to delicious food, welcoming locals and rich culture.
Having called Vietnam home since 2016, it’s fair to say that I’ve explored it in-depth. Highlights of my travels in Vietnam include motorbiking across the country, learning about the tribes of the North, and getting off the beaten path in the Mekong Delta.