Category: travel

What You Could Get in Kolkata for $10 – Indulging Delicious Street Food and Beyond in the City of Joy

Hi everyone! 😀

The city we are going to cover on this week’s $10 series is going to be the second city in India after Darjeeling a couple of months ago. Located in the Indian state West Bengal, the city was once the capital city under the British Raj. Do you happen to know what city we’re gonna talk about this week?

Well, yes… We’re going to cover Kolkata for this week’s $10 series. And thanks to Anwesha from Going Places with Anwesha, we’re gonna find out the things we could do around the city within the budget. So, shall we start now? 🙂

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10 Tips to Budget for Your Next Big Trip

While it can be easier planning your next big trip or vacation, the tougher part is budgeting for the upcoming vacation.  Now that you have a perfect holiday destination taking shape in your mind, it becomes essential to have a look at your funds and figure out roughly how much the trip is going to cost you.

After all, budgeting is a lot better than running out of money midway of your trip or making compromises. Do not let cash shortages spoil all the fun, and the sooner you start with your planning, the better it would be.

Here are some useful tips for your next big trip.

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What You Could Get in Portland for $10 – Real Portland Experience Within the Budget!

Hi everyone! 🙂

Apparently, this week we’re still covering an area in the northern part of America. And this time, we’re flying to Portland in Oregon to see how far you could get with your $10 USD banknote around there.

Yes, in the past few months, we’ve got a lot of submissions to cover various cities in the United States. After covering New Orleans a few weeks ago, you might as well want to check out what cities you could explore with your $10 bill in America.

So in this opportunity, I’m excited to have John Paul from The Hangry Backpacker on this week’s series to see what you could do within the budget. So, is Portland expensive to travel around? Check it out then!

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A Guide for City Dwellers in Kota Kinabalu: Enjoying the City for a Day Without Stopping by Mount Kinabalu

Whenever you heard the word Kinabalu, I suppose you’d be more familiar to the highest peak of Borneo: Mount Kinabalu. It is one of the world heritage sites in which some consider a must visit place when in Borneo. In fact, it was also one of the places that I wanted to go long before I planned out my trip to Borneo.

However, I decided to skip Mount Kinabalu and focus on the city of Kota Kinabalu instead. For so many reasons.

I mean, a few years back I felt like I wanted to go since I was still in the mainstream mood to follow the hypes. You know, YOLO stuff. But as of now, my consideration is more than just YOLO stuff. It also has something to do whether I’m gonna enjoy it or I do it just for the sake of people telling you to do it.

Easy for me, as the packaged tour to Mount Kinabalu from Kota Kinabalu kinda stopped myself from going to the mount itself. I figure, I might not be the only one who could just skip Mount Kinabalu during my Borneo trip.

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