Another Beginner’s Guide to Southeast Asia on the internet? That’s right. But this guide isn’t gonna teach you how to prepare for Southeast Asia. It’s going to tell you what to expect once you arrive.
Overnight buses are a great way to travel and save on accommodation. Once you manage to fall asleep don’t be surprised if you’re woken by a crashing sound. Being in bus accidents in Southeast Asia is as common as getting the shits.
Riding a motorbike in Southeast Asia is one of the greatest things you can do during the your trip. The wind in your face and the freedom to go where ever you want is an amazing feeling. It’s also a great way to save money so you don’t have to join overpriced tours or pay
Many travelers I met in Vietnam bought junker motorbikes from someone and were driving themselves through the country. It sounded fun and was something I wanted to do. Unfortunately I was near the end of my travels and money, so I didn’t want to spend $200 – $300 on a bike.
Backpacking through Southeast Asia is one way of saying: “I’m going to party A LOT!!” Finding that group of people to get crazy and drunk with is much easier if you check into the right hostel. Below is my list of the Best Party Hostels in Southeast Asia.