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Going to the Hong Kong Science Museum is definitely a fun place to learn about our world! It’s the perfect opportunity to let your inner kid out as you interact with different interactive stations and see some really neat stuff.     The Hong Kong Science Museum covers topics from (and not limited to) the…
After months of backpacking, going to Hong Kong felt great! Karen and myself have been backpacking for nearly three months and we just felt exhausted. Because we messed up our finances from poor spending decisions while traveling in the Middle East, we’ve been very careful with our money since then. This means we have…
In this blog post, you will see my complete 11 days Myanmar spending breakdown. Traveling to Myanmar is more expensive than it seems. Despite being Myanmar being a developing country, their accommodation prices are surprisingly expensive. I predict that prices won’t be changing anytime soon because of the sudden rush of tourist flooding into the country.  …
Unless you are joining an organized tour to get around Myanmar, you will need a SIM card. Internet in Myanmar is very slow. This poses a huge problem when you are booking your accommodations because surprise, surprise, the internet isn’t moving! Shouldn’t you book your accommodations ahead of time? That depends on the type of…
When we went to other cities in Myanmar, we got great customer service. So it’s terrible what happened with our hotel in Inle Lake. As you well know, customer service can make or break your experience. Especially when it comes to accommodations. I have stayed in hostels that was not be aesthetically pleasing. But, because of amazing…
I’m sure glad we had a great time exploring Inle Lake. Myanmar has been kicking my ass since I arrived in the country. I got a banana peel thrown at me in Bagan followed by the worst food poisoning in my life. When we left Inle Lake, we got scammed by our hotel and…
Exploring Bagan Myanmar is definitely fun. This is especially true if you rent an e-bike and zoom around the place checking out different pagodas. However, there are many pitfalls you need to watch out for in order stay safe and to respect the Burmese culture. In this blog post, I will cover safety tips…
I have read many times online that food poisoning in Myanmar is very common. So I figure I would play it safe by eating in restaurants instead of street food. Little did I know that the restaurant we ate in was going to be just as unsanitary as many street food stalls.     Karen…
The Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the few temples I really wanted to see while I traveled through Southeast Asia. If I can only see one thing while I was in Yangon, Myanmar, it would be the Shwedagon Pagoda. After arriving in Yangon, Myanmar, Karen and myself checked ourselves in the hostel we were staying at. We…
In this blog post, you will learn my complete Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia spending breakdown. That way, you can plan your trip better with detailed information on how much things cost. One night in Singapore spending breakdown Aljunid@sg hostel – $17.29 CAD ($13 USD) Uber (I used it twice) – $22.29 CAD ($22.29 SG)…

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