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Australia

Where to buy a van The first step to buying a van in Australia is finding one.  Gumtree Campers Facebook groups for backpackers Hostel bulletin boards New Van Checklist Rego: You will need to register your van every 3, 6 or 12 months. Rego

Australia

How to get a Working Holiday Visa for Australia Types of Visas for Australia There are two types of Working Holiday Visas for Austrlaia, a 417 and a 462. Around the backpacker circles you will commonly hear "I'm 417" or "I'm 462"

Vietnam

I'll admit, I was a bit ignorant and nervous going into Vietnam. Were these people going to be okay with an American among them? (Has anyone seen Apocalypse Now?) I was not prepared for the smiles and friendliness of the

Thailand

The White Temple (Wat Tong Khun) Chiang Rai is popular in the backpacking world for being the home of the White Temple. The White Temple (or Wat Rong Khun) was created by the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat and opened to the public

Chile

  Valparaiso is the major seaport to Chile and Santiago. In the 19th century, Valpo was a major stop off for ships crossing the Straight of Magellen. The colorful buildings have given the city the nickname The Jewel of the Pacific.