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LifeofaBackpacker's Hong Kong album on Photobucket

Getting Better Views of the Skyline in Hong Kong

One of the most memorable things you can do in Hong Kong is head to Victoria Peak to see the city skyline. But what most people don’t tell you is that you don’t need to go to the Sky Lodge to check out the views. There are cheaper or free alternatives all around the peak; […]

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LifeofaBackpacker's Bangkok album on Photobucket

Bangkok’s Grand Palace & Wat Pho

If you’re in Bangkok, you’ll want to take a day to see the temples and the sights of the old city. Start at 7 a.m. Grab some cheap breakfast from a street vendor for between ฿30 to ฿40 ($.97 to $1.29) and make your way to the Sky Train. If you haven’t done so, purchase […]

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LifeofaBackpacker's Lake Atitlan album on Photobucket

Views of Lake Atitlán from Panajachel

I spent two days staying at a Japanese hostel on the outskirts of Panajachel. The city is the largest on the shores of Lake Atitlán. While some people choose to skip Pana altogether for San Pedro or San Marcos, I chose to see what I could find on the shores of the public beach.

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LifeofaBackpacker's Parque Central album on Photobucket

Christmas Lights in Antigua’s Parque Central

It’s felt like Christmas in Central America for the past couple of weeks, but it certainly feels a bit more like it in Antigua, Guatemala. In Parque Central (Central Park), Christmas lights are wrapped around the trees. The backdrop of the surrounding light from street lamps and the sounds of water from the fountains create […]

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