On Top of Bali: Backpacker’s Guide to Mount Batur at Sunrise

On Top of Bali: Backpacker’s Guide to Mount Batur at Sunrise

One of the biggest recommendations I got for backpacking Bali was to hike up Mount Batur, an active volcano, at sunrise. After seeing pictures of the incredible sunrise from the summit, it wasn’t hard to…

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Exploring Ubud’s Monkey Forest: A Backpacker’s Essential Experience

Exploring Ubud’s Monkey Forest: A Backpacker’s Essential Experience

Home to over 600 Balinese long-tailed macaques, this Hindu temple complex is one of Ubud’s most popular spots receiving over 10,000 visitors monthly. Here’s your guide to experiencing one of the most popular backpacker attractions…

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Must-Know Thai Phrases for Savvy Backpackers

Must-Know Thai Phrases for Savvy Backpackers

Traveling to another country where your native language isn’t spoken can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Save this list of essential Thai words and phrases you’ll be using on your backpacking trip.…

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Your STRESS-FREE Guide to Teaching English in Thailand (with costs)

Your STRESS-FREE Guide to Teaching English in Thailand (with costs)

Thinking of teaching English in Thailand? As a former kru farang, I’ve got you covered with this step-by-step guide full of tips and recommendations to help you get started with ease. Keep reading to find…

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10 Essential Tips for First-Time Backpackers in Thailand

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Backpackers in Thailand

As someone who taught a semester of English in Thailand and backpacked around the country twice, I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs. Here are my top tips for first-time backpackers in Thailand!…

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Celebrating Wai Kru Day as an English Teacher

Celebrating Wai Kru Day as an English Teacher

Ever heard of Wai Kru Day? Just as we have Teacher Appreciation Week in the United States, Thailand celebrates a similar occasion. All photos were uploaded with permission What is Wai Kru Day? Wai Kru…

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