Just based on the neighborhood names alone, you can gather that many ethnic groups are represented across this city-country. Home News Sport Business. You will not be the first backpacker who loved backpacking Southeast Asia so much that you spent six months or more there. That said, there are giant swaths of the island that are still wild and teaming with rhinoceros, orangutans, and other rare wildlife. Generally speaking, backpacking in Southeast Asia is very cheap compared to traveling in other parts of the world.
The hub of modernity and urbanisation. If nothing else, its beautiful limestone islands would surely captivate your heart and soothe your mind. In Nepal, there is little or no risk in Kathmandu or on Himalayan treks, while Bhutan has risk only along its southern belt. Considering the recent visitor trends, Thailand is gaining popularity as the best country to visit in Southeast Asia for water adventures and island hopping. Malaria , spread by the night-biting female Anopheles mosquito, is another serious illness that is mainly found in India, Indonesia but not on the coast of Bali and Indochina. A family-run resort, built from scratch by Roy and Anna Turner 30 years ago, the all-inclusive experience begins with a private charter from Cairns to Haggerstone's private air strip -- located on Hicks Island, about a minute boat transfer from the resort. Gili Trawangan is the most popular and has a well-deserved reputation as a party island, but its neighbor Gili Air gives you a bit more room to breathe.
You can do a lot once you arrive and it allows you to be flexible. The nation of Cambodia is a country still pulling out of an extremely dark recent past. They make it very easy to pick the right hostel for yourself in any given place! Party all night covered with glowing paint and watch the sunrise come up over the sea in Thailand. She advises that travellers avoid direct contact with birds and fowl, eat only cooked chicken and avoid partially cooked meats. It is at once a backpacker paradise and a place teeming with awesome budget adventures.
Well amigos, there you have it. Rainbow over Nong Khiaw in Laos. I am constantly waiting for others to want to go to the places I want to go. Keep an eye on your stuff, especially when you are in the big cities and crowded bus stations. You get schistosomiasis through the skin from fresh water contaminated with urine or faeces from an infected person. If you are wanting to explore Southeast Asia by motorbike then Vietnam is the best place to start - the country is long and thin, so perfect for a road trip and bikes with Vietnamese plates can enter most other countries in Southeast Asia this is pretty unique.