Living Like a Thai Local

This guest blog post is written by Peanuts or Pretzels

Josh & Liz on motorbike with view - Peanuts or Pretzels

Liz and I love to immerse ourselves in the local culture while traveling around the world. It makes us feel less like tourists, and opens up opportunities for a whole new experience. We have also noticed that we can actually save money by traveling this way, because let’s face it, the “touristy” stuff is always overpriced! Continue reading

8 Secret Places in Asia to Visit

There are some places in the world everyone and their mum want to go to–places like the Eiffel Tower, the canals of Venice, the Great Wall of China, and the mountains of Mordor (New Zealand).

Then you have the places in the world that fewer have heard of but that are still equally awesome!

Here are our pick of 8 hidden gems of Asia we thought you’d like to know about:

1. Underground River in Puerto Princesa, the Philippines

Trover photo by  Lynneth Omandac

Trover photo by Lynneth Omandac

Located in the National Park of the same name, the Puerto Princesa Underground River is what some say is the longest navigable underground river in the world! This natural wonder also has a second floor to it, which explains why you can find mini waterfalls inside the cave. Continue reading