Home | Blog | Page 2

Blog

In this category, you’ll find more exciting blog posts to check out. A Backpackers Tale | Travel With Confidence.

Guarded by a Sak Yant – A Buddha Tattoo from a Monk

“Pain?” the monk asked as the bamboo needle repeatedly pierced my flesh and my Sak Yant begun to take shape. “No…. No, keep going, I am strong” I replied, knowing the only word of English he would understand was strong. “Yes…. Now strong”, Ajran Rung agreed without stopping the Buddhist Sak Yant, or Yantra that was being […]

Guarded by a Sak Yant – A Buddha Tattoo from a Monk Read More »

Japanese Bath Houses

Experiencing an Onsen | the Rules of a Japanese Bath Houses

Let’s talk about proper Japanese Bath House Etiquette. Now, I am not a luxurious traveler. Loud hostel dorm rooms, red-eye flights, and uncomfortable day-long bus rides are all part of my weekly routine. One luxury I do allow myself is breathing in the steamy air and soaking in the scorching water of a hot spring,

Experiencing an Onsen | the Rules of a Japanese Bath Houses Read More »

SAVING TO TRAVEL: EASY TIPS TO REACH YOUR SAVINGS GOAL

Table of Contents Saving to travel can be stressful! But it shouldn’t be. But let’s face it. Whether you’re saving for a one-month trip backpacking Europe or a year around the world, saving any amount of money for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure can seem impossible. Not to mention if you’re in credit card debt, or facing student loans.

SAVING TO TRAVEL: EASY TIPS TO REACH YOUR SAVINGS GOAL Read More »