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Best way to get around-
South East Asia is a large region but one of the easiest places to hop around. Because of the large amount of tourist activity, the region has ensured that there is a worry free system in place to make sure people can get from A to B without a hassle. Trains, boats, ferries, and cheap flights of all varieties are available to people can freely (and cheaply) travel around. Once to your destination, city travel is also inexpensive and of great variety. Grab a taxi, tuktuk, or motorbike for efficient city travel.
Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia
- backpacker avg. $25
- comfortable avg. $45
- luxury avg. $70+
- backpacker avg. $70
- comfortable avg. $100
- luxury avg. $400+
South East Asia is a very safe place to travel. Besides occasional theft, you are not likely to experience safety concerns. As like any place you travel to. be conscious of your surroundings! Don't put yourself in shady or uncertain situations. In South East Asia, it is also important to be aware of public laws. In Singapore, for example, it is illegal to smoke in public. Brush up on laws before traveling to save yourself from fines (or even jail time!).
Philippines: English, Tagalog, Filipino
Singapore: English, Mandarin, Malay
What to Pack:
If you're planning on traveling South East Asia, we definitely recommend getting a universal power adapter. Any time you are traveling between a few countries, this is the best way to go. Traveling between different countries also means plenty of different climates to pack for. Packing with compression cubes is the way to go to save room and stay organized! Check them out at Tripped Travel Gear!