Kayla de Boer | Wander Like Me

Hi! My name is Kayla and I quit my office job to travel the world. You can find budget travel advice and stories from my trips around the world at my website! www.wanderlikeme.net

Visiting Prambanan in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Prambanan Yogyakarta Java Indonesia

Prambanan is a massive Hindu Temple outside of Yogyakarta on Java, Indonesia and is an UNESCO Heritage site. It is seen as one of the most impressive remaining temples from Java’s Hindu culture. If you ever find yourself on Java, Indonesia you should definitely make it to Yogyakarta to see this impressive temple. It is most often paired with a …

BOH Tea Plantation View Point

Hiking, Hitch Hiking, and Tea Plantations in the Cameron Highlands

My first full day in the Cameron Highlands was beautiful, serene, and… slightly terrifying. I started the day with the intention of hiking up Brinchang Mountain (also known as Trail 1 in the Cameron Highlands), but I woke up to pouring down rain early in the morning. I decided to not do this challenging hike, since I’d heard that it …

Borobudur Buddha

BOROBUDUR – The Largest Buddhist Monument in the WORLD

If you are in Yogyakarta (or just Java), seeing Borobudur is a must! Borobudur is the largest Buddhist Temple in the world and is absolutely stunning to go see. However, it is a bit expensive for non-Indonesians so make sure you budget accordingly  There is a student discount, so if you have a student card be sure to bring it with …

Sentosa Resort Island – How to do it for FREE

Sentosa Island is well known in Singapore for being a beautiful beach island destination and with that reputation comes high prices. However, it does not need to be expensive! Skip Universal Studios and the Aquarium and instead have a relaxing beach day and explore the natural beauty of this island. To get here take either the Circle Line (yellow) or …

Minimalist Packing List for Southeast Asia

So you have decided to go on a backpacking trip to Southeast Asia. You’ve booked your flights and a few nights accommodation and now the last thing you need to do is PACK. The thing that every “minimalist” backpacker asks themselves after buying a tiny bag is “How in the world am I supposed to fit everything in this thing?” …