Crossing the border from Chiang Khong in Thailand to Huay Xai in Laos is a very simple affair. Walk to the Thai Immigration office and get your passport stamped to show that you’re leaving Thailand, buy a ticket for the boat at the table near the boats (40 baht), board the boat, and a few… READ MORE >
How To Get A Vietnam Visa In Bangkok
For most countries in South East Asia, you either don’t need a visa, or you can get a visa on entry. But for Vietnam, you need to get a visa in advance. It’s possible to arrange a visa on arrival in advance by applying online, an option we cover below, but it’s also possible to arrange… READ MORE >
What Electronics Should You Take With You For Long-Term Travel?
As it’s only a couple of months until we start traveling, I’ve been giving some thought to what electronic equipment we need to take with us. It seems that these days we all have plenty of electronic gadgets that we can’t live without, but is it really feasible to take everything with you if you’re… READ MORE >
The Great Backpack vs. Suitcase Debate
In the past we’ve both mainly been on vacations that involved flying to one or two destinations and then flying back again. And all the time there the suitcase has been in the hotel or apartment that we’ve stayed at. But now that we are going travelling full-time, should we take backpacks or suitcases? Both… READ MORE >
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