Overwater bungalows on a private island, Maldives The Maldives are tropical islands located southwest of Sri Lanka and India. There are around 1,100 islands, from which 200 are inhabited. There are also 26 coral atolls which attract visitors from all over the world. The majority of the islands are available for vacation rentals. But this doesn't mean that you would … [Read more...] about Exploring the Maldives on a Budget
About six million travelers visit Cambodia each a year to admire the world's largest religious temple complex Angkor Wat, its national parks, and the stunning white-sand beaches on the southern coast. However, behind all this beauty, hides a darker side of the country, the Cambodian war, led by the Khmer Rouge. "First They Killed My Father" is a movie based on the … [Read more...] about Should I Watch “First They Killed My Father” Before Traveling to Cambodia?
Will Hatton in Pakistan When somebody says, "I'm going backpacking," and you reply, "where are you going?" Pakistan is not what you expect to hear. Let's face it, the country has had its fair share of bad press and negative stereotypes develop over the years. Yet, 29-year old adventure blogger Will Hatton, AKA The Broke Backpacker, who is somewhat the epitome of the … [Read more...] about 5 Surprising Things About Backpacking Pakistan
The Indus Valley with Thiksey Monastery in the distance In this Ladakh travel guide, you'll learn the best time to visit Leh and Ladakh, how to get around, and what to see and do once you get there. Ladakh, comprising Leh and Kargil districts, is situated amidst the Himalaya and the Karakoram mountain ranges. Famous as a Buddhist ex-kingdom, Ladakh is well-known for … [Read more...] about Ladakh Travel Guide for First-Time Visitors
Phuket is a dreamy, welcoming area in southern Thailand where it isn't hard to find ways to have a good time. It boasts some of the best beaches in the world, not to mention a wild nightlife scene. But there's so much more to Phuket than tanning and partying. From channeling your inner secret agent to diving for your own black pearls to putting yourself into capable … [Read more...] about 5 Exciting Things to Do in Phuket, Thailand