Traveling for a long time means living minimalistic, right from the backpack and it gives you valuable lessons of taking care of importnant things and not spending too much on things you can’t use on the way. That means no souvenirs! Almost 🙂 Here are some of the best markets we’ve been in these months and are also appropriate for the ones with a tighter budget: 1.) Sunday night market in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Hands down, the best market in Asia 🙂 We were so excited about it after…

This is a big event that everybody talks about. The sunday market where all the main roads are closed and vendors put up their stalls with clothes, souvenirs and food all trough the street, on both sides. It means only one thing. Shopping! It seems what whole Thailand is about, spend as much as you can. You get some good value, tough 😉 Our mission: buy some clothes and eat. Eat eat eat! I think we did pretty well (see the pictures :D). We like to try different…

Our goal for today was to get things done. What things? Sightseeing, Indonesian visa, shopping, eating! We did most of the things. – we ate Pad Thai for breakfast – we unsuccessfully tried to exchange Nepalese rupees (I guess it’s illegal to take them out of Nepal. Ooops.) – we took a local bus ride – we roamed colorful Chinatown stalls – I bought fluorescent Thai lipstick (Yes!) – we walked trough 7 stories of a big shopping mall – we played video games and I won! –…