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Two Days In Kuala Lumpur

After Singapore it was time to move on to Malaysia.  We spent about two weeks exploring the country with our first city being the capital of Kuala Lumpur.  KL is a bustling modern metropolis that we both instantly liked.  It has the same bright light feel as Singapore, but with a little more of the […]

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Booking the Trip of a Lifetime – Part Two

If you read my first post, you’ll know we have quite the trip ahead. It took a lot of saving, planning, and research, but in the end it was worth the time and effort.  So how did we do it?

A Little Update…

Have no fear, The Shoestring Trekkers are back! It was looking like the page was going to fall into the abyss of the interwebs, but fear not! Honestly, as soon as we got home everything just sort of fell back into place like we never left. I can’t tell you how many blogs I read […]

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The Real Budweiser Budvar Brewery Tour

I can still remember the first time I ever heard of the Czech Budweiser. It was 2011 and I was in Vienna, drinking at the hostel with my buddy Dominic. I asked the bartender what he had for good beers and he replied “Budweiser”. I gave him some wise crack somewhere along the lines of […]

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Traveling For One Year: Easier or Harder Than Expected?

The first two things Anthony and I ever bonded over was our love of fried cherry peppers in calamari, and our passion for travel.  Over the course of our relationship we’ve been lucky enough to have many experiences with both travel and calamari, but I’d say this trip easily wins out as the best experience […]

Hoi An

How We Saved $700+ on Hotel Rooms

Hello Fellow Trekkers! Breada and I have now been living in Hoi An, Vietnam for a little over 3 months. We love it here and decided this is where we want to settle down when we fly back to Vietnam later this year. There’s good food, good people, good weather (usually), and a calm atmosphere […]

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Six Months Later – My Top 5 Experiences

It’s been a wild first six months of our journey. We’ve taken 6 flights, traveled through 5 countries, explored dozens of cities and towns, and made more friends and memories than I can count. The trip has already been everything I had hoped for and more, but we’re not done yet! We still have a […]