7 Top Ways To Blow Money in Southeast Asia


No matter how much inflation hurts prices in Southeast Asia, the area steadfastly remains one of the cheapest expat destinations in the world. Even as rents in larger cities like Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City swell, those in neighboring towns–even nearby neighborhood–remain affordable. You’ll always find ways to save money, but you’ll also find an… Read More >>

My Top Cheap Accommodations in Southeast Asia — Part 2


Picture of a silver ball with a reflection of the cheap accommodations in southeast Asia. The buildings are narrow, tall, and very colorful.

Long stretches of beaches under a radiant sun, mountain and jungle trekking in search for adventure and fun–what else could visitors to southeast Asia possibly want? Well, for one, some real cheap and decent places to stay! I listed a bunch of my top cheap accommodations in southeast Asia in my previous post, focusing mostly… Read More >>

My First Impressions of Myanmar


I was only able to visit Myanmar for four days before a hip injury forced me to a hospital in Malaysia. I arrived in Yangon and one of my first impressions of Myanmar was intense sadness. Before coming to Myanmar, I was expecting something far more modern than the Yangon I stepped into—a place way… Read More >>