10 Unusual Things To Do in Dalat Nobody Told You About

If you want to see another side of Vietnam, you should head to a small but charming city in the Central Highlands, called Dalat. The cool climate is a pleasant change from the heat, making it the perfect getaway, already since the French colonial times. They say that: Da Lat has four seasons in one day. Spring in the morning, summer in the afternoon, autumn in the early evening, and winter at night. Keeping this in mind, make sure to have flexible clothes and be prepared for sudden weather changes. Not only the tourists benefit from refreshing temperatures, also a variety of vegetables, fruit and flowers do. Moreover, Dalat is a popular honeymoon destination for the locals. If you're heading towards Nha Trang, Mui Ne or Saigon, make … (Continue reading)

Backpacking Cambodia on a Budget – The Complete First-Timer’s Guide to Cambodia

Wasteland That was our first impression, when still flying over Cambodia. Rows of yellow and brown fields cover a large area with barely any tree in sight. Just some houses piling up here and there form a village. Cambodia – a rural desolate country Soon, after spending nearly 1 month here, we will leave this country behind with an awkward feeling, questioning us: That was it? That was Cambodia? Why? The first impression didn't deceive us. Cambodia is a barren wasteland. Apart from that, it's shaken by a history of bloodshed. Today it's mainly driven by agriculture and tourism. Our challenge was to travel the country for 1 month in the most inexpensive and frugal way, visiting Phnom Penh, Kampot, Kep, Battambang and Siem Reap. While researching budget tips for Cambodia, so many times we came … (Continue reading)