Getting from Bangkok Airport to Khao San Road for Under $2

Bangkok from above - Getting from Bangkok airport to Khao San Road

Getting from Bangkok airport to Khao San Road is very easy. Like in every major city in Bangkok there are several options, how you can travel from the airport to city center. And Khao San Road is near city center. If you want the easiest way, then you will need to choose between taxi and express bus. In case you … Read More

Hitchhiking in Thailand: Satun – Krabi – Bangkok

Una hitchhiking in Thailand

After 8 weeks of volunteering in Malaysia we were ready to move on. It was beginning of February. On 13th of February we needed to be in Bangkok, from where we were planning to start our 2 week overland backpacking group trip to Singapore (we invited 6 of you to join us for 2 weeks). But until that date we had no commitments. … Read More

Why Travel with Carry On Only? – Part 2

Traveling with carry on luggage only - Featured photo

Are you thinking about traveling carry on only? Or maybe you aren’t sure, if it is the way to go? Since 2012, since our very first trip abroad, we have been traveling carry on only at least nine out of ten times. And from our experience we can say you, that it really is the way to go. Because traveling … Read More

Volunteering in Malaysia: 2 Months in the Jungle

Dusky leaf monkey - Volunteering in Malaysia

In spring of 2013 we came to Malaysia for the first time. We had just finished cycling across India (it took us 5 months). We were running out of money. But we didn’t want to return home. So we decided to go and try volunteering in Malaysia. And now, two and a half years later we came back to Malaysia. … Read More

Best Carry On Backpacks in 2017: Choosing the Best Travel Backpack

Kaspars with his Osprey Farpoint 40 backpack - Best Carry On Backpacks

Are you currently looking for a new travel backpack? If the answer is – yes – then you are in the right place. Because in this article I will tell you about the best carry on backpacks available on the market and how to choose the best travel backpack for yourself. Apart from that here you will also find travel backpack reviews … Read More

Why Travel with Carry On Only? – Part 1

Travel with Carry On Only - Main Photo

Since the very first trip abroad we with Una have been traveling carry on only for most of the time. At first we did so, because we didn’t want to pay extra. Well, who does want to pay extra? So we just followed the rules. Packed as much as we were allowed. Or less. And that’s it. Later on, however, … Read More

Vaude Nevis 30 Backpack Review

Vaude Nevis 30 Backpack Helmet Holder.jpg

Since April 2016 I’m a satisfied owner of Vaude Nevis 30 backpack. Before that for almost 4 years I was using 35 liter Karrimor hiking backpack, which I bought for Camino de Santiago hike. At the time when my old Karrimor backpack broke I was visiting Langkawi island in Malaysia. Unfortunately there aren’t any large sports outlets in Langkawi. But as … Read More

2016 – A Year of Ups and Downs, and Friends

Koh Tub Thailand - 2016

Year 2015 was uneventful. We stayed in Fuerteventura, Canary islands for a few months and then the rest of the year we spent in the Netherlands – working and saving money. The, 2016, on the other hand was completely the opposite – we traveled a lot and there were many beautiful and also hard moments. Because of that now looking back … Read More

Antarctica Never Disappoints – 10 Reasons to Visit The White Continent

Emperor penguins - Why go to Antarctica

Have you ever thought about traveling to Antarctica? If the answer is yes, then continue reading and you will learn more about the White Continent. But, if you aren’t sure, if it’s worth doing, and why would someone do that, then this is for you as well. Because in this article, which is written by our fellow Latvian blogger and traveler Zane Enina (her … Read More