Tag: backpackers

When Vang Vieng was crazy, 2012!

“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 […]

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Busan Budget Accommodation, Haeundae Beach Hostel

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 […]

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Accommodation Choices in Singapore, Cheapest single rooms

I give an overview of the cheapest single room accommodation in Singapore, mentioning price and showing features.

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Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Travel Guide and Accommodation

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 […]

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Kuala Lumpur, China Town, Hostel Accommodation

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 […]

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Bed Bug Prevention for Travellers, Travel Video Guide

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.

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Ubud, Bali – A night out with two french backpackers, Travel Video Guide

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 […]

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Queenstown, New Zealand Travel Video Guide

If Queenstown was a person, it would be a teenager. So the best way to appreciate Queenstown is to act like a teenager; do things for the first time, like skydiving or bungy, stay up and party all night, and then laze about in a spa the next day. Thanks to http://www.nzone.biz/ for skydive footage […]

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Australia Travel and Tour – A song for backpackers

Cultural Ambassador, Paul sings a song to the backpackers at a hostel in Cape Tribulation. His Greendoor song tells the story of a country boy who moves to the city, and stops the country pursuit of ferreting.

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Australia Travel and Tour – English Backpackers Magic Show

[p2p type=”slug” value=”australia-travel-and-tour-noosa-surfing-hippy-guru” text=”Next – Noosa Hippy Surfer”] We film Julien’s pissweak magic show at cape tribulation backpackers hostel. The trick involves a bottle of beer and a box of matches.

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