Asia


Last updated: 08/1/17Traveling to Vietnam and South Korea was not as cheap as I would have liked. In the stats below, you will see what caused my spending to go higher than I had originally planned. Can you travel on a budget in Vietnam? Of course! However, Korea is a different story, because they share the same price levels as Canada and USA. 30 days Vietnam Spending Breakdown Air India and Singapore Flight from New Delhi to...

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Last updated: 07/12/17Finishing off my Asia segment turned out to be more pricey than I’d like. As you know, when you travel fast, it will cost more money. I had to take taxis more frequently, to learn the ropes of each country as quickly as possible. Despite the fast pace, I had a good time checking off each wonder of nature and the world during these last two weeks. Complete 3 Days Beijing, China Spending Breakdown: Korea Air flight...

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Last updated: 07/5/17Komodo Dragon Island is my final stop in Asia, and one of the more complicated ones to reach. I actually wondered if it was worth the effort to see some of the biggest lizards in the world. After much thought, I decided to pull the trigger, because I do want to see all Seven Wonders of Nature. How to see the Komodo Dragon Island To see the Komodo Dragon Island, you must first fly into Bali, Indonesia. After...

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Last updated: 07/5/17After an amazing trip to Jeju Island, I was feeling ready to continue the journey. My next destination will take me to Beijing, where I eagerly want to see the Great Wall of China. I booked a flight from Jeju Island to Beijing, with a layover in Nantong, using my Aeroplan. Not expecting any issues, I proceeded to the ticket counter to present my passport and to drop off my giant backpack. “Sir, do you have a VISA...

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Last updated: 06/27/17It was my turn to get my passport stamped at the Cambodian side of the border. I hand it to the immigration officer, and he begins to flip through the pages. “Where is your Cambodian E-Visa?” I tell him I thought I only needed it to enter the country, not to exit. He rudely throws my passport across the counter, hitting me in the chest. “Get your Cambodian E-Visa printed or you can’t leave the country!” demanded...

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Last updated: 06/27/17Because I aspire to succeed in building a strong source of location independent income, I decided to check out the most popular digital nomad hotspot in the world: Chiang Mai, Thailand. Simply put, a “digital nomad” is someone who bounces from one place to the next without ever having a permanent home. They often choose countries that have a low cost of living, and good internet, because most make money online. I...

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