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Why you Shouldn’t Befriend Stray Dogs while Traveling

I can be quite socially awkward occasionally. Sometimes, during these intermittent periods of social waywardness, I try to mitigate my awkwardness (and/or loneliness) by befriending dogs. Now that I read that statement it seems like a weird way to start off a story. Anyway, that’s something you should…

A Queer Guide to Chiang Mai Gay Bars and Hotels

Looking for a fabulous queer night out in Thailand’s northern spotlight Chiang Mai? In this article, I’ll list out the best Chiang Mai gay bars and hotels to queer up your holidays! There aren’t as many Chiang Mai gay bars and hotels in the city as one…

Top 7 Things to do in Pai

Pai is a quaint mountain town in North Thailand famous amongst backpackers. In this article, I’ll show you exactly why by detailing the top 7 things to do in Pai. There’s no shortage of things to do in Pai. You can chase waterfalls, do circus tricks in hostels…

Top 7 Things to do in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is one of the most popular cities in Northern Thailand, surrounded by mountains and valleys on all sides. It draws its appeal for too many reasons to list. However, in this article, I’ll tell you about the top 7 things to do in Chiang Mai. When people…

How Gay-Friendly Is Vietnam for Tourists?

Vietnam is a relatively gay-friendly destination for tourists. It isn’t quite the glitter-bomb gay utopia like parts of Thailand. But it’s not overtly homophobic either. Basically, an accurate answer to “How Gay-Friendly is Vietnam?” would be, meh. I spent a whole month backpacking through Vietnam…

Top 15 Places to Visit in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most fascinating countries to backpack through. Every region presents its own set of unique wonders. In this article, I’ll give you a brief intro to the top 15 places to visit in Vietnam. When I first started backpacking through Vietnam, I thought 30 days…

Top 5 Things to do in SaPa

SaPa is a chill mountain town in North West Vietnam famous for its rice terraces. In this article, I’ll tell you all about the top 5 things to do in SaPa. SaPa, Hanoi, and Halong Bay form a triumvirate of the most popular attractions in Northern Vietnam. While Hanoi…

Top 3 Things to do in Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is a little-known paradise of rolling hills and limestone cliffs about 100 kilometers from Hanoi. There aren’t a whole lot of things to do in Ninh Binh. But I’d still say it’s pretty essential to your Vietnam travels. As you can tell from the…

Exploring BaNa Hills, Vietnam’s French Medieval Fantasy Town

Exploring BaNa Hills is one of the most visually exciting and confusing parts of traveling through Vietnam. I went exploring BaNa Hills from Hoi An. I hadn’t heard about it before. But while I was in Hoi An, a few backpackers told me about this lovely French medieval-esque…

Top 7 Things to do in Hoi An

Hoi An is, without a doubt, the best city in Vietnam. In this article, I’ll tell you about the top 7 things to do in Hoi An. There are a number of reasons I consider Hoi An to be the best city in Vietnam. It’s centrally located and…