Tips for Backpacking South America
Traveling to South America for the first time can be exciting and also a bit scary. Some of the most popular travel horror stories come from South America. When backpacking through South America always be aware of your surroundings and follow these tips to make your experience safe and satisfying.
South America Tips for Backpacking
Tip #1: Learn basic Spanish
Although many of the younger people in South American countries...
Where to Go and Points of Interest in Argentina
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When visiting Argentina you should pack more formal clothes. If you are...
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11 Disappointing Tourist Attractions in Europe
Over rated travel destinations all have one thing in common: they provide a cheap and shallow experience. You go to a destination and quickly find out that you're looking at one-dimensional attraction that has very little side attractions or depth. It's as if you go to a place, check out one thing and have no other reason to stick around. Annoying, right? Well, Europe has its fair share of such places.
If you're headed to Europe and...
Must Eat Dishes in Thailand
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What to Do in Thailand: 11 Top Must See Attractions
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Laos Packing List: What to Pack for Laos
Laos is a landlocked country known for it's historical connections to Buddhism, beautiful natural landscapes, food, and that it is the most bombed country in the history of the world. A popular place for partying long ago, it has chilled out and is now a more relaxed destination that is super affordable.
Laos is one of the cheapest countries in South East Asia, so if you forgot to pack something you can easily pick it up on the...
Cambodia Packing List: What to Pack for Cambodia
Cambodia is fast becoming a very popular destination for tourists from around the world. Although the government is incredibly corrupt and inefficient, it doesn't keep the Cambodians from being some of the friendliest people in the world. The country also has an extremely rich history, amazing food, breathtaking coastlines, and an awesome night life. It's important to know that there was a horrible genocide around 40 year ago in...
Singapore Packing List: What to Pack for Singapore
Singapore is one of Asia's most prosperous city-states and it is a huge hub for imports and exports; making it a shoppers paradise. Packing for Singapore can be a bit stressful due to the fact you will need to dress fancy as well as beach casual. It is best to keep your pack light and only pack what is absolutely necessary for your vacation.
Singapore is inhabited by a number of cultures and...