Details of Life on the Road: Street eats, cheap sleeps, budget travel experiences

The Long-Term Travel Packing List

Wondering what I bring with me on my travels? Or, maybe you’re trying to figure out what common items travelers bring during their long-term travels? Look no further. Here is a comprehensive list of everything I travel with at the time of writing. And I mean everything – this is complete list of every single item I have. For simplicity, I’ve divided up the list into five main categories: toiletries and...

Legendary Laos

Late Thoughts On Laos Photo: Taken near Konglor village Sleepy, mystical, brilliantly green. It’s 7:06am on November 16th, 2014, and I’m currently on a day bus from Savannakhet to Pakse, Laos, so I have some time to write. Well, the verdict is in and I like Laos – a lot. From the golden temples in Luang Prabang, to the endless party life in Vang Vieng; from lively (which may be a stretch) Vientiane, to...

How Much It Costs: A Day In Sapa, Vietnam

  One of the favorite things of my pre-travel research included looking up long-term travel budgets. I would look up numerous different budgets for different cities and countries around Southeast Asia and then I’d be able to create a pretty realistic budget for myself. In the following post I’ll give you an idea of what it costs to travel comfortably (in my opinion) for a day in Sapa, Vietnam....

The Perspective Chronicles: Meet Luke Pearson

  What is your name? “Luke Pearson” Where are you from? “Dartford, Kent, England “ What is your age? “I’m 25 years young” Why are you in Laos? “I’m in Laos because it’s the next logical step from Vietnam back to Thailand….” Why is traveling important? “Because when you travel only then can you really experience the different cultures and the way of life of the rest of the people that...

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