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Sunset at Pai Canyon, Thailand /// Vinjatek

#35: For hostels, always have ear plugs…

#34: Carry spare passport photos…

#33: Hide emergency cash in socks…

#32: Use a money belt that looks like an actual belt…

#31: Never shower at hostels without flip-flops…

Riding in a tuk-tuk taxi in Siem Reap, Cambodia /// Vinjatek

#30: Roll your clothing into cylinders when packing…

#29: Save coins for buses…

#28: Make sure prescription drugs are legal in the country you’re visiting…

#27: Never put your passport in the seat pocket of airplanes…

#26: Always take the business card of the hotel you’re staying at…

Kuta Beach Lombok Island Indonesia /// Vinjatek

#25: Be respectful using Thailand currency, it’s the law…

#24: Get a free hour extension from the normal hotel checkout time…

#23: Pack your laptop for easy access in your carry-on bag…

#22: Always have some loperamide on your person…

#21: Don’t speak louder to locals because they don’t understand English…

Endless Rice Paddy Field in Vietnam /// Vinjatek

#20: Take a recent photo of your luggage…

#19: Staying at hostels is the best way to meet people while backpacking…

#18: The best restaurants in the world…

#17: Sit close to the front of the plane for international flights…

#16: “Activate” your credit / debit cards for international use…

On The Longboat Ferry to Don Det Island of The 4000 Islands in Laos /// Vinjatek

#15: Never pack a traditional towel…

#14: Request a room close to the Wi-Fi router when checking in to a hotel…

#13: Pack a stash of toilet paper for one emergency use…

#12: Take buses for cost and scenic purposes…

#11: Carry a “decoy wallet” just in case of a mugging…

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#10: Don’t pick the dorm beds in hostels that are…

#9: Always have a light sweater or jacket for flights…

#8: Make a digital and print copy of your passport…

#7: ATM’s are usually the best way to get money out overseas…

#6: Pack the night before if checking out of your hotel early…

Urban Survival in Cairo, Egypt /// Vinjatek

#5: Keep travel itineraries simple…

#4: Arrive 2 to 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight…

#3: Solo travel is great for social travel…

#2: Know “thank you” and “hello” in other languages…

#1: Keep calm and vagabond on…