We Tried to Save a Turtle – Was that Alright?

 

We once tried to save a turtle in Thailand. A country where serving turtle soup in a dinner table as a local delicacy is a norm. And until now I’m still wondering if we did the right thing.

We were in a train heading to Bangkok with lots of local people from the countryside. It was an interesting atmosphere. Several vendors got in with their native bags and baskets filled with agricultural products which they transport to sell in a nearby town.

They also sell them to passengers. We bought a cooked food that’s wrapped in banana leaf just because I…

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10 Ways to Explore and Capture Stunning Images of Tokyo for Free

If you think traveling to Japan is expensive, you are absolutely right. But can a backpacker on a tight budget hack the average travel spending in Tokyo? The answer is YES!

Tokyo is one of my favourite cities. It’s a vibrant metropolis packed with hundreds of things to do for travelers and locals ranging from interesting to suuuper weird.

During my recent trip with my friend Joan, we followed a DIY itinerary that avoid the need to pay entrance fees and other extra expenses. (We didn’t hold back on spending for food though :b) We…

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