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Cambodia Travel Guide

Cambodia Cambodia, officially known as Kingdom of Cambodia, is a Southeast Asian country, bordering Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Phnom Penh is its capital city. Cambodia has a population of about 60 million. Khmer is the official language and the Riel is the country currency. However, for the majority of the transactions the US dollar is the currency accepted and the Riel (KHR) is only used for the small change (1 USD = 4.000 KHR). In fact, most of the ATMs will provide dollar

Financials in Cambodia

In total, we spent 20 days in Cambodia. Once again, we will share some financial information about our stay in the country. The total amount we spent during this period of time was 1.330€ euros for both of us. The cost timeline was as follows. Most of the times, we were below our daily budget (65,76€ for the couple). The initial high expenditures are related to the flight price from Mandalay in Myanmar to Siem Reap in Cambodia, and also the visa costs. The above average days

Financials in Laos

In total, we spent 11 days in Laos. Let's share some financial information about our stay in this country. The total amount we spent during this period of time was 856€ euros for both of us. The cost timeline was as follows. Most of the times, we were below our daily budget (65,76€ for the two). The initial high expenditures are related to the flight price from Hanoi in Vietnam to Luang Prabang in Laos. However, we found Loas an extremely expensive Asian country, specially be

Top 3 experiences in the Philippines

The Philippines are known for the beautiful landscapes. Yes, it is completely true. The country is composed by more than seven thousand islands of beautiful landscapes that rise from the ocean horizon and that are breathtaking. However, more than that, its people, the Filipinos, play an important role on this experience that is travelling across the Philippines. Listed below are our top 3 experiences while visiting the Philippines. 1. TAO Expedition TAO Expedition was by far

Financials in Myanmar

In total, we spent 23 days in Myanmar. As we did with the previous countries we visited, we will share some financial information about our stay in the country. The total amount we spent during this period of time was 1.174€ euros for both of us. The cost timeline was as follows. Most of the times, we were below our daily budget (65,76€ for the two). The initial high expenditures are related to the flight price from Bangkok, in Thailand, to Yangon, in Myanmar, and also the vi

Revolut, less bank fees while traveling!

Money is always an important issue, but especially while traveling across different countries as each country has its own currency, so the needs to widraw money will differ and be constant. Probably, for safety reasons, you cannot take with you all the money you will need for the whole trip. You will have to withdraw money or use debit/credit cards, which is not always possible. The bank fees related to this type of transactions tend to be extremely high, including sometimes

Financials in Malaysia

After spending a week in Malaysia, we will now share some financial information about our stay in the country. In total, we spent 7 days in this country, in two different cities: Penang and Kuala Lumpur. In total, we spent a total amount of 634 euros. The cost timeline was as follows. Comparing to our daily budget, we performed well, being below budget most of the time. The peak costs that can be seen during the first day is related to the flight prices, since we took three f

India – a world within a country

There is a saying about India, which goes more or less like this: One either loves it or hates it but never stands in between. We definitely stand with the first part. Of course India will always be India and like any other country it has its own characteristic traits. The cows will always be sacred; the trash will always be there; the food will always be spicy; the people will always have that intense look towards you; the contrasts and poverty will always be extreme and the

The human shape of kindness

Travelling is not only about breath-taking beaches, amazing trekking paths, being dazzled by new cultures, meeting new people. People, faces and smiles like no other you will ever meet and experiences everyday something new that arise from facing the unknown. People have a tendency to go on and on about how easy it is to travel, nevertheless besides nice pictures and fancy stories there are always hard times. Travelling is also waiting long hours, missing trains, sleeping in

India's first impression

We are writing these following lines with no more than fifteen Indian sunsets on our eyes. Nonetheless, when it comes to travelling, time tends to be an incorrect measure. Experiences and intensity actually create a far more accurate barometer. Although we have only stayed 3 days in New Delhi, it was one of the most intimidating experiences we have ever faced. Our accommodation was in the middle of Paharganj, a crowded and poor area of the city. After a 20-minute taxi from th