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All you need to know to travel to Myanmar with a tourist or business visa

If you're planning to go to Myanmar and you're wondering how to apply to tourist visa or business visa, you're in the right place! Tourist visa 2 possibilities: Apply online on evisa.moip.gov.mm Visa approved in 3 days top Cost: 50$ Duration: 28 days Note: your visa is valid for a period of 90 days upon the ...

3 things to know if you take the bus from Yangon to Ngapali

On October 15th, we left Penang to go to Yangon. It was an unexpected trip since we were planning to stay in Malaysia until the end of our 3-month visa (November 7th). We got an opportunity to work as supervisors for 2 new hostels in Ngapali. And as I'm writing this, it's our 5th day here. So far so good :) People are ...

Now I can go back to the treadmill in Cambodia

Welcome to Angkor Inter Fitness, my new favorite gym in Siem Reap

This morning, my boyfriend and I decided to try the new fitness gym called « Angkor Inter Fitness ». The place is located not far from our hostel, Adan World Hostel, and is actually on our way to the café Common Grounds where we spend most of our afternoons working on our laptops. We first saw the gym on our first ...

Food poisoning is not fun...

Do’s and don’ts when food poisoning hits you while traveling the world

Food poisoning is not fun... I got food poisoning twice this year: once in March in Peru when eating chicken and once in July in Cambodia when eating a chocolate brownie. Both those times I was traveling with my boyfriend and he got sick too. Luckily we don’t get sick at the same time. Since his metabolism is slower ...

Here’s the secret on how to visit Machu Picchu if you’re a backpacker on a budget

Here’s the secret on how to visit Machu Picchu if you’re a backpacker on a budget

When I was planning my 4 months solo trip to South America, there was one thing I AB-SO-LU-TELY wanted to do: Go to Peru to visit Machu Picchu! I had no idea on how to go there, if I should do the trekking, how much were the tickets, ... People who've been there were telling me: If you go to Peru, you MUST do the Inca ...

How to make THE best Caipirinha ever (like Brazilians do!)

Have you been to Brazil recently? Are you feeling nostalgic of the Caipirinhas you've been drinking there? Well, I stayed 2 months in Brazil recently and I tasted a loooooot of Caipi there! And I even kidnapped a Brazilian guy (he's my boyfriend now by the way ^^). There was that time I was invited to a birthday ...

How I hitchhiked 2000km in Brazil?

I hitchhiked for 2000km in Brazil. It was one of my craziest adventures in South America and gave me some unique experiences (and even a scar in my leg - funny story :P). Are you planning to do hitchhiking in Brazil? If yes, here are some quick and useful tips before you start your road trip :) First tip: Go to a gas ...