6 Vietnamese Dishes You Haven’t Tried Yet…And Should!

Staff Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...)

Vietnam is a foodie’s delight. And if you’ve been in the country for a while, you’ve most likely slurped up some bun cha in the north, chowed down on cao lau in the centre or munched on banh xeo in the south. You couldn’t possibly get sick of these dishes – I mean come on, how delicious are they?! – but just in case, I’ve shared some other options for …

16 Asian Taxi scams (and how to beat them)

Tommo Travel Tips

Taxi drivers all over Asia know how to extort foreigners, and locals. We’ve encountered our fair share of Asian taxi scams but North Indian taxi drivers are by far the most sneaky. Even the most experienced traveller can easily fall prey to some of the lesser used tricks. Not all of these are hardcore scams exactly, some are just ways to eek a few extra dollars out of ignorant foreigners. …

Family of 5 on a motorcycle - cambodia, Asia

You know you’re in SE Asia when…

Tommo Fun

South East Asia, to anyone who grew up in a western country, is insane. We love it, we hate it. We have no idea how people live this way but are fascinated that they do and sometimes even envious of the lack of rules and order. Our time backpacking South East Asia has come to an end as we head to India this week. We thought we’d wrap things up …

mud bath in nha trang

Get covered in mud in Nha Trang, Vietnam

Tommo Fun

FUN FOR A FIVER. Mud Bath in Nha Trang You can’t say we don’t offer you a little bit of variety here at Five Dollar traveller… Mud baths! Now thats gotta be fun, right? Right! And to get the price under $5 you have to jump in the communal mud bath with the locals… Thats getting with the spirit of it!   But I’ve gotta come clean (get it?), these …