Since opening its borders couple of years ago, traveling to Myanmar (Burma) is probably on a bucket list of every traveler by heart. We all want to get on that last train of authenticity before it gets ruined by hoards of tourists. If you have 3 weeks of vacation, run to that train right now! The country is already changing. In this budget travel itinerary we combined some off the beaten track destinations in Myanmar (Burma) and north of Thailand. It can be quite rough because all of…

Here's our free travel itinerary for Philippines and Vietnam. You can experience the best of both in one month. Read if you want to know more details about this budget trip.

Here’s the first of our 100 free budget itineraries! If you think traveling for one month is expensive and visiting more than two countries is too much stress, read this travel itinerary and expenses for budget traveling. Maybe you’ll change your mind 🙂 Philippines are a paradise for those who want to explore beautiful islands and remote villages with friendly people, and Vietnam is known for its delicious food and beautiful nature views. In this 26-day travel itinerary we chose two countries which are not always matched on the…

Snowy white temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Ooops, I forgot to post the last part of our roadtrip 🙂 After Mai Salong we decided it was time for Chiang Rai. We changed two songthaews (60 B + 30 B) and found a cheap room near the police station (Ban Lotus gueshouse, 200 B). The city is cute but and there’s lots to see but we were kinda concentrated on one thing – THE White temple. Chananaaaa! There’s a local bus going there from the bus station (20 B). The cheap way for those who like budget traveling 🙂…

Little girl posing for us around Mae Salong villages, north Thailand.

In the mornings buses of tourists visit the small town of Mae Salong, former opium capital of northern Thailand. In the afternoon there is only a few of us left, eating in the local eateries serving Chinese food. There is unlimited green tea, nice mushrooms to try and dry fruit.   We decided against renting a motorbike (although it’s cheap: 200 B) and do the 16 km circle on foot. It was hot but the path (road) is shady enough. We walked through tribe villages of Akha and Lahu….