Monthly Archives: September 2013

How to go to Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park from Gorontalo

Sulawesi attracts many tourists for its beautiful beaches. We have met many divers from all over the world, as we travelled from Toli-Toli, one of the main gateways of Slawesi, to Manado, the tip of the North Sulawesi. Although not as many as the divers, trekkers are also all around Sulawesi. If you are traveling by […]

Traveling from Malaysia to Indonesia by Boats

Choosing the means of transportation is one of the keys to define your trip. We, as budget backpackers, try to avoid any airplane because 1) it’s expensive, 2) you don’t see the gradual changes of the landscapes, the people, the cultures and so on. Therefore, in order to appreciate your trip more, the other possibilities […]

A relaxed stay and activities after climbing Mt. Kinabalu

One of the most popular tourists’ destination in Borneo is Mt. Kinabalu. Of course it depends on how good you are though, after climbing the highest mountain in South East Asia, you are going to be exhorted by all means. What would you do after climbing Mt. Kinabalu before your flight back to your own […]

Go to a country side, work as a volunteer, stay with a family -Mongolia-

Have you ever heard about “Workaway” which you can basically work as a volunteer and get food and a bed in return? It is a great way to meet anyone who is willing to show you a nomad way of life in Mongolia. It is perfect for budget tourists especially when you are a type […]

A cheap way to enter Mongolia from China

The very first thing we, as backpackers, try to do is to find out what’s fun and interesting about the places we stop by. The second thing that comes up in our mind is this question, “Is it affordable?”.  So here is our case. We decided to go to Mongolia because what’s out there seemed […]

Hey I am from Ajinomoto Japan

People here in Indonesia are, generally speaking, super friendly. Sometimes they are so nice that they offer you places to stay, to eat, and even to spend time together. At the same time though, sometimes they seem to enjoy having “foreigners” around them. This is just an angle to look at it, but when we […]