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Vietnam-Cambodia by Land: Ha Tien to Kampot with Champa Mekong Express Bus

Hi everyone!

I know I’ve been missing in action for the past week because I got sick. I was planning to write about the review of my journey to get across Vietnam-Cambodia border by land last week, but then I just didn’t have the energy to do it so here I am!

It’s Idul Fitri holiday here in Indonesia, so anyway Happy Eid Mubarak for those who celebrate it… Anyway, I’m not so big at the celebration itself, so in this post I’m gonna share with you my experience to cross Vietnam-Cambodia border with Champa Mekong Express Bus.

As I mentioned in the previous post, I couldn’t find any transportation option from Chau Doc to Kampot online. Going to Ha Tien first was my only way in order to get the bus ticket to Kampot, since most of the transportation options from Chau Doc to Cambodia go directly to Phnom Penh.

After staying overnight in Ha Tien, I took Champa Mekong Express Bus from Ha Tien to Kampot and I’ll share with you the review of my journey with them here! 🙂

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What You Could Get in Naples for $10 – A Couple of Things to Do on the Budget in the City

After covering Rome and Bologna some time ago, I’m excited to cover the third city in Italy for the $10 series!

Yes, Italy got hit hard by Covid-19 these days… But it doesn’t mean that we couldn’t plan out a trip to Italy once the crisis is over and we can go back to travel, right? If anything, this post is here to remind you that there’s a beauty somewhere in Italy that is worth to long for despite all the news about Coronavirus in the past couple of months.

So today, we have Toti and Alesia of Italian Trip Abroad to cover Naples, or Napoli as the locals call it.

How far could you get with $10 in Naples?

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Why I Freelance: Multiple Streams of Income Help Me Manage My Finances Better

I’ve spent 20 years being told that I’m just bad at financial management. I mean, my mom made it very clear so and I gotta admit that I was terrible when it comes to my money.

I had no clue how it was possible for some people to be able to save their money, because whenever I got my paycheck, my first instinct would be to spend it and I barely had nothing left by the end of the month. That was the story of my life until some time last year.

Imagine, it took me 30 years to have this awareness to save. Before then, it’s like even though I wanted to save, I often had no money to save then. The salary that I earned was like Bruno Mars’s song: easy come, easy go.

Starting last year, I’ve finally found managing my finances a bit easier, and I got better at it. So, whether you’re just starting as a freelancer, or you just wonder how we could save money from freelancing jobs… I hope my post today will help you find the answer!

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What You Could Get in Taipei for $10 – Fun Ideas for a Budget-Friendly Day

Hi everyone!

If you’ve been following my $10 series since the beginning, you might probably recall that a couple of years ago we already covered Taipei in the early days of the series.

However, it won’t hurt to find out what else you could explore in the city on the budget. So I’m excited as I got connected to Nick of Spiritual Travels to cover the city one more time. This time, to talk about more and more things you could do in the city for $10 USD!

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Review: River Hotel Ha Tien, Staying Overnight on the Way to Kampot from Vietnam

After weighing in whether or not I should stay overnight in Ha Tien on my way to Kampot from Chau Doc, with the limited number of minibus going to Cambodia from Vietnam on a daily basis I decided to just stay in Ha Tien for one night.

I created a brief itinerary about some places to visit in Ha Tien, but I ended up not going anywhere except for dinner because the weather was too hot and I found out that Grabbike wasn’t available in the city. So yes, if you want to get around the town in Ha Tien, the best option is to take a taxi.

But since I was traveling solo and on the budget at the time, I decided to just stay in the hotel where I stayed overnight there: River Hotel, Ha Tien.

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