Tag: budget travel

Asia on the cheap: Yogyakarta edition

Welcome to the sixth edition of Asia on the Cheap. After heading back into Southeast Asia via the Philippines, our next stop was Yogyakarta, on the Indonesian island of Java. Yogya-what? You mean Jakarta, right? Those were probably my exact words the first time someone told me about Yogyakarta a few years ago. My knowledge…

By Mindy November 30, 2018 3

Asia on the cheap: Hong Kong edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of Asia on the Cheap! After a month of frenetic travel around Shanghai, Japan, and Taiwan, we landed in Hong Kong and took a much-needed breather. Hong Kong may not seem like the most obvious city to take a relaxing break: it’s a vibrant metropolis buzzing with energy that buoys…

By Mindy November 15, 2018 2

Asia on the Cheap: Taiwan Edition

Welcome to the third edition of Asia on the Cheap! After eating our way through Shanghai and Japan, we landed in Taiwan, a country that is often overlooked by tourists coming to Asia. This was our second trip to Taiwan; the first came back in 2014 when I took an earlier mini-retirement. Taiwan was an…

By Mindy November 9, 2018 4