30 Best Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Best Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, hindu deity

What to do in Kuala Lumpur? People have asked us this question quite a few times. In 2014 we came to KL for the first time. And in the last 3 years we have been to this city several times, for about 3 months in total. Twice we spent about a month in Kuala Lumpur at a time. And I’m sure we will return. … Read More

Backpacking Packing List: For Your Worldwide Adventures

A backpacker in Himalayas, Nepal - Backpacking Packing List

What to pack for a backpacking trip? – that’s the question many people ask themselves and their friends, and Google every single day. You know, it depends. And not that much from the length of the trip as from where are you going and what are you planning to do. From my own experience I see, that the stuff you need for a … Read More

Do I Really Need an Onward Ticket? Our Experience in Thailand (+Tips)

Wat Pho - Bangkok, Thailand - Do I Need an Onward Ticket

In order to obtain a visa on arrival in Thailand you need to present a fully paid ticket which is usable within 15 days since the date of entry (source: Royal Thai Embassy). Visa on arrival currently allows you to stay in Thailand for up to 15 days. And that’s why here is this rule – you must provide a proof of … Read More

Bangkok to Singapore: 2 Week Overland Backpacking Itinerary + Tips

Langkawi - Bangkok Singapore Overland Backpacking Itinerary

Friends, let’s travel to Asia together! Let’s go on a 2 week trip and travel all the way from Bangkok to Singapore overland! That’s how I started a Facebook update, that I posted on our Facebook page a few months ago. Why did I do that? Because for some longer time we had this idea, that we would love to take others on … Read More

Transit Through Tehran Without a Visa

People waiting for their plane

March 2017 Kaspars and I spent separately. He was hiking Annapurna circuit with a small group of people, whereas I – went to Turkey, to volunteer in a guesthouse on the Lycian Way. A little bit more than 1 month before departure we were searching for cheap flights. The cheaper, the better! We succeeded to find them, although my flight … Read More

Renting a Scooter in Langkawi (From 2 EUR per Day)

Kaspars rides a scooter in Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi is an archipelago of 104 islands. The main island, pulau Langkawi, is the largest of them all and it is one of the most popular islands in Malaysia. During the dry season, between December and March, it’s a popular tourist hotspot attracting thousands of people both from other parts of Malaysia and from abroad. When traveling to Langkawi you should … Read More

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

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

Keep Calm and Use a Hammock

Kaspars sleeping in a hammock - Langkawi island, Malaysia

How often did you arrive at a campsite only to find it overcrowded and with no flat ground in sight for your tent? Or maybe you wish to travel light and you don’t really want to carry and assemble a tent? Well, the answer to these problems is simple – camp with a hammock! This versatile piece of equipment is … Read More