Category Archives for Travel Tips

Essential Travel Items- Excluding Mobile Phone/Bank Cards/Cash

After mobile phones, bank cards, and cash, what is your essential travel item. That one thing that you always must take with you on your trip. I share with you mine and listeners and followers share their’s as well! If you’d like to share with me your must have travel items send me an email:john@fareasttravels.com

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Listener Travel Stories-The Far East And Beyond

Thanks to those who share their travel stories, whether they are funny, serious, thought-provoking, or just very interesting. Would love to hear from you and your funniest, scariest, or life-changing experience while traveling.Email john@fareasttravels.com Support the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/FarEastTravels Write a review in the iTunes Store:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/far-east-travels-

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Sleeper Buses, Buddhist Temple Etiquette, + More Topics On Travel Chat Walkabout In Saigon, Vietnam

Continuing my series of walkabout chats in this episode discussion on sleeper buses, (not my favorite mode of transportation), Buddhist Temple etiquette, and more topics as I walk around Saigon. Have a travel question or a suggestion for a topic. Send me an email to john@fareasttravels.com

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Travel Scams-My Follower’s First-Hand Accounts

This will be the start of an on-going series on travel scams with first-hand accounts from followers on my livestream accounts, Periscope an Facebook, as well as contributions via messaging and emails. Send me your scam or how you almost got scammeed and how to avoid these incidents and I will share them on an […]

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Money Tips For Travelers-ATM’s, Credit Cards, Traveler’s Checks, And E Wallets

Had my Visa card retained by an ATM machine this week in Ho Chi Minh City inspiring me to create a what I hope is helpful information to prepare you for your next trip. My card has an app that locks it and I forgot to take the lock off-the result? It was eaten. So […]

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“I Didn’t Have To Ask”-Favorite Great Service Stories

Do you have a story of extraordinary service from one of your visits to Asia? Send me your best story of service to john@fareasttravels.com! Would love to share out some great service stories! Thanks so much for listening and subscribing to the podcast!

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Traveler’s Diarrhea Essentials

I’m sharing out some advice again on dealing with traveler’s diarrhea after a personal episode of it this past week. Is there a way to avoid it? Completely? If there is I still haven’t discovered it but there are a few basics that can lessen the likelihood. Going slow at first helps-don’t overindulge and allow […]

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“Live From Asia” Series-Brief Discussion On Bhutan And Your Random Travel Questions

“Live From Asia” Your Random Travel Questions Live On Spreaker/Periscope. Send your questions or feedback to john@fareastravels.com.

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Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Destination Lists-Asian Countries/Cities-Discussion

Starting in January 2019 I will be going live on Spreaker(app & desktop) and Periscope and opening up discussions on travel topics. This week discussing Lonely Planet’s top 10 Destinations for Countries and Cities in 2019 and their Asian picks. I always look forward to seeing LP’s destination picks every year and there was one […]

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Chinese New Year in Asia-What To Do, Where to Go!

I have been enjoying The Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year for several years now in Asia. It has become my most looked forward to celebration just because that’s what everyone else looks forward to here, at least in East Asia and parts of Southeast Asia. I have seen so many wonderful festivals that […]

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