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An EPIC West USA road trip: The Canyons and Vegas

Having a friend that wants to go on an epic road trip around the canyons and Vegas is one thing, but having a friend who also works for a major airline? Jackpot. Read more…

Local Guide: Paris, France with Frog and Freckles

In the very first of our ‘local guides’ series, we have decided to interview…ourselves. While this may seem a little strange to some, we couldn’t resist getting involved and sharing some great insider tips Read more…

How much does it cost to do the Mae Hong Son Loop?

The Mae Hong Son Loop is one of the most popular motorbike rides in Thailand and for a good reason! If you’re travelling from south to north as we did, you will be amazed by the stark contrast Read more…

Is it still worth going to Vang Vieng, Laos?

Speak to anyone who backpacked through Laos in the early 2000’s and they will tell you about this awesome party spot called Vang Vieng. AKA that place where you can get drunk while floating Read more…

2 weeks in Northern Thailand: Our south to north itinerary

Before heading to Thailand, we were unsure if 2 weeks would be enough to explore everything in between Bangkok and Chiang Rai. We risked it anyway and after a very successful trip Read more…

What jobs can you get in Japan on a working holiday visa?

So you’ve got your WHV for Japan and you’re probably wondering what jobs you can get over there. If you’re anything like us, you probably can’t speak much Japanese. Read more…

Climbing Mt Fuji is easier (and more expensive!) than you expect

Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s most iconic volcanoes and well-known natural wonders. So when the idea to climb it came about, we were excited to end our 6-month long trip with such an adventure Read more…

Cheap accommodation in Japan: Sleeping in a karaoke booth

When we told one of our Japanese Workaway hosts about the time we slept in a manga cafe, we were promptly encouraged to try the same thing in a karaoke booth. Read more…

Hitchhiking in Japan and why it is so easy

We were not hitch hikers before we came to Japan. Travelling is so much easier when you have some cash in your pocket and full time jobs have always allowed us to take the mode Read more…

Sleeping in a manga cafe is a must-do experience in Japan

Our trip to Matsumoto was spontaneous to say the least. An awful job in a hostel made us want to get away from Jigokudani monkey park earlier than expected and a detour to one Read more…