“If teenagers ruled the world, it might resemble Vang Vieng in Northern Laos” NZ Herald When I visited Vang Vieng in August 2012, it was the hottest ticket on the South East Asian backpacker trail. Little did I know, that same month, it would change forever, being shutdown due to government pressure following numerous backpacker […]
I was informed that Haeundae Beach was the best place to stay in Busan, South Korea. I arrived without any accommodation organised, but was lucky to find the Mr Egg Hostels. http://www.mregghostel.com There are two Mr Egg Hostels, Original; which offers the cheapest private on suite rooms in Busan and View; which offers dorm rooms […]
I give an overview of the cheapest single room accommodation in Singapore, mentioning price and showing features.
Kuching is one of my favourite Asian Capitals. I think it is a very easy place to travel for Westerners and is a great base to explore the Borneo Interior. I also review the backpackers accommodation I am staying at, The B and B Inn. I’ve been here for a few weeks and feel they […]
In previous videos I’ve shown some of the less salubrious places one can stay in the backpacker end of the market. With this video I want to show viewers than not all hostels are dirty cesspools riddled with bed bugs and colourful shower fungi! One hostel that does things right is the Monkee Inn located […]
I’m currently in Kuala Lumpur where I stayed at a China Town flophouse that was infested with bed bugs. In this video I discuss my method of avoiding bed bugs getting into your backpack and luggage.
On the bus trip to Ubud I met Lucy and Stephanie, two French girls backpacking around Bali for 2 weeks. Stephanie worked in Jakarta and had a strong grasp of the Indonesian language. They seemed to know a lot about Bali, so I decided to let them host the Ubud video. Lucy takes on shopping […]