Travel? Southeast Asia? Great choice!
Traveling to Asian countries is a different joy. However, there are certain things not to miss out on while spanning South East Asian countries. Some things to justify the statement are
Delicious Street Food
There should be no compromisation in food. Instead, try out the best street food, which is entirely different from the high-end restaurants. Then, ask the localities about the famous street food in that area and get into the action. But on a limit, as it may cause stomach ache if exceeded.
Know the weather
The weather is not always hot or rainy. Therefore, before visiting the place, get the weather information and pack the necessary items for a suitable climate. A weather check is a must while visiting an island.
Learn few local phrases
It is always better to know few phrases from local languages. It makes communication more manageable, and localities help us with their knowledge. Few words like “excuse me,” “sorry,” “thank you,” etc., would help a lot.
Learn from local
The regional people or the locals would be having more information than tourist guides. So, it’s better to ask them for information and knowledge about the place’s history and the rooms to stay in, food to eat, and more.
Make sure it is budget-friendly
It is better to think before we spend. Plan according to the budget and then pack the bags to visit the places. It is worth planning because backpacking Southeast Asia would be one of the best backpacking trips we can ever go on. But, what currency does the country use? How and where to get around? These are to be noted and make a budget.
Travel using public transport
Traveling by public transport could be the best journey. In addition, public transportation is cheaper than taxis so it can also save our money.
Pack hand sanitizers and tissues
Sanitizers can be a great help in preventing germs and diseases. Use sanitizers frequently and every few minutes. Tissues are also very essential while having street food or visit any place.
Stay calm with the locals.
Always remain calm with the locals and never think of engaging in a fight. Locals back locals, and honestly, the outsiders won’t stand a chance.
Don’t ever plan EVERYTHING.
Don’t plan for everything, and the circumstances might change. Just work on what is convenient at that moment. Then, think and act; it could save a lot of time and money.
Asian countries are worth the visit at least once in a lifetime. The places, food, tradition, culture, rituals, and so many things will be different. We get a lot to learn by traveling to other sites and acknowledging theirs believes. So go with the flow, explore new things, make memories!