Bali COVID-19 Info for Expats and Travelers [Updated March 2020]

Welcome to the ABA resource for Bali and Indonesia COVID-19 information meant to help ex-pats and travelers on Bali and in Indonesia with COVID-19 related visa issues and tracking the quickly changing situation here on Indo. **LATEST UPDATES** (Last Updated: April 7) The Indonesian government is mandating the requirement to wear masks when outdoors (Source) … Read more

A PERFECT SOUTHEAST ASIA ITINERARY – 3 MONTHS ON THE BANANA PANCAKE TRAIL

The perfect Southeast Asia itinerary for 3 months of backpacking and travel is a tough trip to plan as the “perfect” route highly dependent on you, your tastes, and what you enjoy most in your travel experiences.  With so many countries, so many options for proceeding through them, and so many sites and experiences that … Read more

The Ultimate Western Rise Evolution Pant Review

Extremely stylish, lightweight, breathable, and travel-ready, the Western Rise Evolution Pant is just as suited for adventures as looking good.  After a year of wearing these awesomely techy yet comfy and stylish pants, they’ve become my travel pants of choice for another year of travel. Suppose you’re aiming for a minimalist (yet stylish), travel-ready wardrobe … Read more

The New GORUCK Cross Trainer: An amazing shoe to train, hike, and travel [Full Review]

GORUCK Cross Trainer Shoe Review

The GORUCK Cross Trainer shoe is one of the best all-around performing shoes I’ve tested, especially for adventurous travel and daily wear if you only want one pair of shoes.  The GORUCK IO Cross Trainer shoe’s military combat boot DNA delivers durability and toughness, and GORUCK’s performance focused upgrades finish the shoe with light weight … Read more

The Backpacking Trails: 5 Routes for Traveling Around the World

Since the 1970s, travelers and backpackers have used guidebooks, like Lonely Planet and Frommers, as their maps and mentors for exploring the world – filled with itineraries, cities, histories, and stories that incited backpacking around the globe and dictated the most popular destinations. The Banana Pancake Trail | The Gringo Trail | The Balkan Walk … Read more

The Micro Backpacking Trails

The “micro trails” allow us to squeeze backpacking style adventures, with the sights, the experiences, and the connections, into our precious two weeks a year by picking strategic destinations dense with exposure to the world, packed tightly to shorten transit times, and with the same excellent travel infrastructure. If you have limited time to travel … Read more

69+ Great Crossfit Hotel WODs: Gym-free workouts anywhere, anytime

Crossfit Hotel WOD

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, the craziness of moving can easily disrupt anyone’s fitness routine.  Finding the time to squeeze in a good workout is hard enough, but working out in a hotel gym with little equipment can be tough…especially if there is no hotel gym! Lucky for us, the “Crossfit hotel WODs”, … Read more

The 17 Best Men’s Travel Shirts for Style, Comfort, and Adventure

A List of the Best Men's Travel Shirts - By A Brother Abroad

As much as I hate to admit it, the perfect men’s travel shirt doesn’t exist.  You might find comfortable travel shirts that look good – but those same “perfect travel shirts” may be too delicate to adventure hard in, dry too slowly, and get destroyed when you drop it off at a Southeast Asian laundry … Read more