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Tagged With: Cambodia

Thailand and Cambodia Backpacking costs-2016

Standard currency to keep record To keep record of our Thailand and Cambodia backpacking costs, we decided to use the Thai baht since we were starting off in Thailand. When traveling, we tend to “think in South Africa Rands” while spending Thai Baht. Once we crossed the border to Cambodia, we were sometimes spending US … Continue reading »

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Budget luxury accommodation-Midlifebackpackers

Thailand & Cambodia accommodation reviews, 2016 Although we did not want to spend a fortune on the accommodation part of our travel expenses while backpacking Thailand & and Cambodia, we did want a bit of comfort & convenience that we deserve as middle aged, new, and inexperienced backpackers and were most certainly not going to … Continue reading »

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Impressions of Cambodia by MidlifeBackpackers.

Our first trip to, and impressions of Cambodia Visiting Cambodia for the first time, our impressions of Cambodia revolved mainly around the people. It was plain to see that more than anything else, the beauty of Cambodia lies in its people. The Khmer, or Cambodian people, have been through a terrible period in history. We … Continue reading »

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Avoid scams when backpacking.

Avoid scams when backpacking. Advice from the inexperienced for the inexperienced. We midlifebackpackers have sometimes felt insecure during our travels. We do not have the security of a travel plan, or tour arranged by a travel agent. Often we have wondered whether we would be streetwise enough when backpacking. How would we avoid scams when … Continue reading »

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Thailand & Cambodia trip , 2016

Thailand & Cambodia trip planning starts. It’s time. Suddenly, from a place of nothingness, our Thailand & Cambodia trip planning starts. Many options for trips have been considered. This may not be the perfect time for the average tourist to visit Thailand or Cambodia but we really don’t care. We have been through a difficult … Continue reading »

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