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

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

Southeast Asia CoronaVirus Info Tracker for Travelers and Nomads (Updated Daily)

With the flurry of the Corona Virus, many travelers and nomads (including myself) are either stuck outside of our home countries or faced with the tough decision of entering a more heated crisis in our home country or enduring through an oncoming crisis in our present country. This guide will be updated daily and aims … Read more

My Experience Traveling Southeast Asia During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the world quarantines and panics, travelers across Southeast Asia watch closely to filter hype from fact and weigh whether to compromise between their lives and their trip of a lifetime. Today is March 13, 2020 and the coronavirus has officially been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization.  A state of emergency has … Read more

Olaian 900 7′ Decathlon Surfboard Review: Insanely Fun, Perfect for Beginners, Travel, and Kooky Enjoyment

Surfing is an amazing experience.  Sitting atop a peak in the ocean as it thrusts you towards shore is an exciting yet chill rush that’s unlike many other experiences in life.  Better yet, it’s healthy, (fairly) cheap, and takes you some of the most beautiful places (and beaches) on our planet.  Thanks to the new … Read more