KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: VISA: For many nationalities, visa can be bought on arrival and apply online.  http://www.vietnamvisapro.com CURRENCY: Besides the US Dollars that you will need for the visa, everything else is paid in the local currency, Vietnamese Dong. TRANSPORT: It’s best to use Grab car Hoi An instead of taxi’s. OrContinue Reading

When preparing for a budget trip to India disregard, as far as possible, any clearly defined expectations. Nothing can prepare you for India if you come from a western or afro-western context.

Diverse, beautiful and affordable, the skinny country is every budget backpackers dream. One can start the journey in the country’s capital, Hanoi.