Mahabandoola Guest house, Yangon. (Review & Contact details)

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The Mahabandoola guest house not only benefits from a great, central location – opposite the Sule Pagoda – but also from being super cheap. Finding budget accommodation in Yangon (Burma) for under $5 per person is not easy… Huge demand by increased tourism, combined with inflation in Myanmar has pushed a lot of prices up in the last couple of years. It’s now hard to find competitively priced accommodation like …

The Ultimate Guide to Homestay: For Travellers and Backpackers

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Accommodation cheaper and cleaner than a hostel? Often with food included and comprehensive local knowledge to help you get the most out of your travel experiences? It’s time to go Homestay. Staying with a local is the latest grass roots adventure to harness the power of the internet. Many millions of homestays can now be found online, with reviews from past guests and the ability to book online, direct and …

what is couchsurfing

A Very Short Introduction to Couchsurfing! Cultural exchange and free accommodation around the globe.

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Chances are if you have done some budget travel you will at least have heard of Couchsurfing, if not tried it. But with a community so far of just 5 million people worldwide it seems likely that there are still a lot of travellers missing out on the valuable experiences and cost cutting benefits that Couchsurfing offers.   So What is couchsurfing? And why should you do it? Couchsurfing has …