Nerja makes a great day-trip if you’re already in the province of Málaga and/or look for an alternative of Málaga capital. I’m a fan of Málaga and keep coming back here. But I also love exploring new places and Nerja was a great find, especially if you enjoy outdoor activities like myself. It’s is part of the La

For the Feria de Málaga, I decided to go all out with a flamenco dress (traje de gitana / traje de flamenca), which is traditionally worn by women the Andalusia region of Spain during ferias (festivals). The gorgeous Paulina on The Road was the one who planted the idea in my head in the first place.

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Bolivia: First Time Q&A

Monday, 19 June 2017 by
[English – Tiếng Việt] “I’m traveling to La Paz, Bolivia this summer for studying abroad and I’m a little nervous because I’ve never flown anywhere out of the country before and my sisters keep scaring me about traveling down south…” a young friend recently wrote to me (not that I’m old, she’s just younger). I

[English – Tiếng Việt] You know the thrill, this charming southern beach city doesn’t lack sun, fun and chill vibes. However, there are more about Málaga that capture my heart. Here are my top picks for Málaga City that you’ll enjoy (if you’re guessing Pimpi bar or Picasso Museum make the list, keep on reading because they don’t). 

A Compact Tour of Malta

Monday, 17 April 2017 by
[English – Tiếng Việt] Three main reasons for me to visit Malta were: (i) I’ve always been intrigued to go to smaller countries (in case of Malta, 316ksq), (ii) air ticket was a steal flying from Madrid (roughly €50 round trip with Ryan Air) and (iii) the best of all was to visit the always fabulous Monica,

[English – Tiếng Việt] Portugal is only a few hours bus ride away from Spain I’d be stupid for not taking advantage of it while still living in the area. So I went with my good friend / fellow backpacker Andrew whom I met in South America. Portugal is relatively cheap compared to the rest

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Student House Hunting in Madrid

Sunday, 22 January 2017 by
[English – Tiếng Việt] So you’re moving to Madrid as a student and stressed looking for a room to rent. Don’t worry because you’re not alone. Compared to some big cities in the United States and other Western Europe countries, the rent here doesn’t brutally drain your wallet. And the contracting is rather lenient. What might

Vietnam: First Time FAQ

Saturday, 24 December 2016 by
[English – Tiếng Việt] I’ve lost count of messages like “Hey Anh, I’m going to Vietnam, what’s there to do?” so I figure I’ll answer your frequently asked questions here. How much time should I spend? At least one week. Three weeks are ideal, you’ll be able to cover the best of Vietnam.  When should

[English – Tiếng Việt] I visited Italy during the first week of December when people had warned me about the gloomy weather. I, however, found it extremely enjoyable to see the sparkling Christmas decoration and to feel the festive jubilance. Although the Italian I met were not the most friendly people, they are just too

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Europe, or Western Europe to be specific, is not a cheap destination for backpackers. While your euros go a long way in many parts of Asia or South America, they don’t have the same value in this expensive continent with higher living standard. However, you can still enjoy roaming Europe without damaging your bank account.

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[English – Tiếng Việt] Medellín is Colombia’s second largest city with a population of 2.5 million residents. It was once known as the most violent city in the world due to the massive drug cartels in the 1980s. Over the years, Medellín has revolted and became an attractive destination for many, myself included. It was where my

Scooter from Saigon to Siem Reap

Saturday, 15 October 2016 by
[English – Tiếng Việt] Campuchia nằm ngay phía bên kia biên giới Việt Nam và không đòi hỏi thị thực nhập cảnh đối với người Việt Nam. Bạn có thể bay hay đi xe đò qua, hoặc thích mạo hiểm thì cưỡi xe máy như Alvin. Alvin là người đồng sáng lập và điều hành

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