El Nido is a town in the northern tip of Palawan famous for its stunningly gorgeous beaches. While I certainly do enjoy my time at the beach here, I want to go off the beaten path and share a different part of Filipino culture: cock fighting. I’m invited to attend some cock fights — it was free, I didn’t bet, and I DON’T SUPPORT COCKFIGHTING.
We visit Cebu City, Philippines and have a full day of adventure riding jeepneys, exploring the Basilica Complex of Santo Nino, and visiting Magellan’s Cross, Fort San Pedro, Mango Square, Mactan, and many other spots. We also ate a ton of delicious Filipino food, including “pungko pungko,” and I got to experience the famous Larsian BBQ near Mango Square. With the help of my friend and guide, Paul, I saw so much of Cebu City in one day with only 20 bucks! Continue Reading →
Boracay is a small island in the Philippines known for its gorgeous beaches and fancy resorts. In this video, I show you how you can eat a day’s worth of delicious Filipino food, soak up the sun on the beach, hang out with Filipino locals, and enjoy a wild nightlife in Boracay – all for 20 bucks! Continue Reading →
With its rolling hills of rice terraces, Sapa looks like something out of a painting. Thanks to Ocean Tours, I recently got to visit this insanely beautiful region of northwestern Vietnam. On my trip, I learned about the Hmong hill tribe, trekked through mountains and waterfalls, and enjoyed a secluded home stay. Watch my video to join me on this adventure! Continue Reading →
Thanks to Ocean Tours, the company that organizes this cocktail cruise through Halong Bay and Lanha Bay, I got to visit this amazing oceanic wonderland, trek through the jungle up to a breathtaking viewpoint on Cat Ba island, and stay on a PRIVATE island! Continue Reading →
In Hanoi, Vietnam, I got a buffet breakfast, beef pho, bun cha, ice cream, Vietnemese egg coffee, sugarcane juice, four Hanoi beers, a room in a hostel, and explored the entire Old Quarter and western side of the city, all in one day -and all for LESS THAN 15 DOLLARS. That makes Hanoi OFFICIALLY the cheapest city I’ve ever visited. Continue Reading →
In this SPECIAL video, I’m in Saigon, Vietnam with the one and only Kyle Le from Kyle Le Dot Net, eating what he considers the BEST PHO in all of Saigon. The restaurant: Phở Lệ, a locally owned pho restaurant that is famous for its outstandingly delicious beef pho. Continue Reading →
In Saigon (Ho Chi Min City), Vietnam, I visit the Saigon Independence Palace, War Remnants Museum, Ben Thanh Market, Tao Dan Park, and a ton of other places. I eat a whole lot of Vietnamese food and street food, including the famous Bánh Mì Huỳnh Hoa, hang out with a bunch of locals, get a bed in a hostel dorm, and of course, drink dark & rich Vietnamese coffee and a couple Saigon beers – all for less than 20 bucks (445,000 VND). I tried, but couldn’t spend 20 dollars in a single day in Saigon! Continue Reading →