Essential Packing Tips for Backpack Travelers
So you’re taking a month and a half to backpack South America. No doubt it’ll be good times. You’ll experience Iguazu, Machu Picchu and a little Chilean surf village all with new friends and tasty local drafts.
The question now is what to bring and how to bring it.
Plenty of blogs offer lists of what to and not to pack. I’m not going to tell you what to bring, so much as the best way to bring it.
But don’t worry. It’s travel. There’s no wrong decision. One thing might be a little heavier or less convenient than another. But you’re out there to see the world and make friends. And you’ll do that no matter how you pack.
1. Don’t Bring Half. Bring One Quarter
You’ve probably read travel tips that tell you to lay out everything you plan to bring and then half it.
That’s a good start but you need to do that twice. Seriously, you just don’t need the vast majority of items you plan to bring. Unless you’re heading to the remotest corner of the Brazilian Amazon, there’s a good chance there are people already there. And guess what? They wash their hair,
Asia occupies a quarter of the earth’s land mass, it spans a lot of time zones. Having a single travel guide for all of Asia is virtually impossible. Asia like any other continent, here are basic travel tips for a few of the most happening countries in Asia.
The country’s recommended tourist spots are Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, which are both modernized. All tourists in Vietnam, except Thai and Philippine Nationals need a tourist Visa before entering the Country. Health wise, Malaria is prevalent in Vietnam, it would be best to bring with you anti-mosquito lotions to prevent being bit.
Aside from the usual prohibition of narcotics and deadly weapons, Radio cassette Players are banned in the Island of Bali, which is a prime tourist spot in Indonesia. Any object with Chinese characters written on it, are also prohibited in Bali.
Thai people are very religious and very loyal to the monarchy. You would often see pictures of the king around the cities, never make fun of him. The Thai also consider the head as the highest part of the body, whether spiritual or physical. Refrain from touching anybody in the head, and try not to point at
Browse through any of the well known travel magazines and you’re sure to find Bali, Indonesia, listed among the top 10 travel destinations in the world.
With its exotic blend of ancient culture, majestic scenery, the worlds finest hotels and the warmth of the tropical oceans surrounding the island paradise, its hardly surprising.
Bali is located in the Indonesian archipelago only eight degrees south of the Equator. The island measures 90 kilometres (55 miles) from north to south and 140 kilometres (90 miles) from east to west, making it easy to go out for an excursion anywhere in Bali and return to your hotel by nightfall.
Towering volcanic peaks that rise mystically through the clouds, terraced rice paddies carved into the mountainous landscape, iridescent crater lakes, lush tropical rain forests and sandy white beaches lapped by warm ocean currents are only a few of the wonders that draw millions of visitors to this tiny island each year.
Bali Tricks for First Time Travellers
Lets look at some valuable travel tips to help you experience the very best that Bali has to offer:
1. Balis tropical weather means that travel at any time of the year is suitable, however its best to check when the major Indonesian
Making a sculpture is one thing but to carve a building either straight from a rock or a cliff!? While they may defy logic, these mind-boggling works of man are pretty common in Africa.
In Mali, there’s a certain region called Bandiagara -a place inhabited by the Dogon people. These indigenous people -unlike most African tribes whose houses were made up of mud n’ straws-build their residences by carving them out straight from the cliffs! As with rock-hewn churches, you can find 11 of them in Lalibela to which St. George is the most popular. See their candid snapshots thru travel photos wanderingtrader -a gallery & montage of a well-known nomad.
Being one of the earliest cradles of civilization, you should expect more of these in Africa.
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