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    11 BEST THINGS TO DO FOR FREE IN SINGAPORE

    Singapore is one of the most modern cities in the world, with an amazing skyline and an incredibly advanced urbanization. The cost of life, however, is higher compared to nearby Southeast Asian countries. But this doesn’t mean that this city-state is out of reach to travellers on a budget. We’ve been there twice, and both times we were backpacking in Asia, so we decided to put down this guide to the best things to do for free in Singapore! 1. JEWEL CHANGI AIRPORT2. HAJI LANE3. LITTLE INDIA4. CLARKE QUAY5. ROOFTOPS6. SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS7. COLOURFUL HOUSES&NEIGHBOURHOODS8. GARDENS BY THE BAY9. HAWKERS – LOCAL FOOD COURTS10. THE MERLION11. FORT CANNING PARK 1.…

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    1 YEAR OF TRAVEL ON THE ROAD IN AUSTRALIA

    Just one week left to the end of our first year of travel in Australia. First, yes, because there’s going to be a second year as well. It’s been a year full of emotions, in which we made new meetings, discovered incredible places, saw rare animal species, made our dreams come true, and covered lots and lots of kilometers. Over 15,000 km’s on the road with our van through 5 states of huge and fascinating Australia.But let’s start from the beginning. LANDING IN AUSTRALIA Last June 2018, after trips of one week to Western Thailand and one month to Indonesia from Java to Bali, we were boarding our plane from…

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    MT. BROMO, JAVA: HOW TO GO AND ENJOY THE BEST SUNRISE EVER

    Mt. Bromo, Java, is the most famous volcano on the island and arguably in whole Indonesia. As a matter of fact it has been on the cover of Lonely Planet Indonesia for years, and we couldn’t help but setting it as featured image of this post too. Hiking Mt. Bromo (Gunung Bromo in local language) is becoming more and more popular lately – this means it can get very busy and overcrowded – but don’t let this scare you away from enjoying one of the best sunrises you could ever see. CAN I DO IT MYSELF? YES! As all places in the world, there’s two ways to do it: by…

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    9 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN HOI AN, VIETNAM

    Considered the most charming and romantic town in Vietnam, Hoi An is one of the most visited places and a must for travelers. Don’t be scared by the amount of tourists in the town centre, there’s much to do also around Hoi An, don’t just stick to the main road! Hoi An is easy to reach and well serviced, especially via Da Nang city just 25 km north. You can fly to Da Nang or get there by train from Hanoi/Hue, and then continue to Hoi An by bus or taxi. Coming from south, there are also direct buses, if you are up for a long long journey. We always…

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    WHALE SHARKS AND WATERFALLS IN CEBU ISLAND, PHILIPPINES

    As we left Hanoi last night, we land in Manila in the early morning. We will be in the Philippines for about three weeks. Dreaming of beaches, islands and new adventures, we decided to skip the big city of Manila and fly straight to Cebu. Our connection flight Manila-Cebu with Cebu Pacific airline gets us to the central island of the Philippines by midday. DAY 1 – ARRIVAL AT BOLJOON, CEBU This will be a long transfer day for us. From the airport we take a taxi to Cebu South Terminal, where buses leave to all the island regions. The yellow coaches of Ceres Lines are the main provider, we…

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    SIEM REAP AND ANGKOR TEMPLES, CAMBODIA

    We just arrived yesterday in Cambodia after crossing the land border from Thailand at Poipet frontier town. We’ll spend four days in the city of Siem Reap to visit the historic temples of Angkor. SIEM REAP Our very first day in Siem Reap starts with a wake-up call at 5 am to explore the temples at dawn and in the chilly air. We rent bicycles for 1$ each from a dear old woman, and ride for 7 km in the crazy traffic among bikes, scooters, tuk-tuks and cars that cross each other without any logic. We reach a huge gate marking the entrance to Angkor site: there are three types of…