Getting a 60 Day Indonesian Visa in Kuala Lumpur

DISCLAIMER: As of March 2014, the Kuala Lumpur Embassy reportedly no longer gives out 60 day Visas. Other options are a 30 day visa or a VOA (Visa on Arrival). Some have reported 60 day visas can be obtained in Penang (confirmed June 2014), Kota Kinabalu or Tawau, but I can’t give anymore information on […]


The Sungai Kolok Border Crossing from Thailand to Malaysia

Crossing the Sungai Kolok border into Malaysia was rather uneventful, but for a place that has had a history of violence between the Muslim minority and the ruling Buddhist majority, that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. While I was hesitant at first, especially after seeing all the machine-gun wielding guards pacing back and forth through […]


Guide to a Ranong Visa Run to Burma/Myanmar

When you fly into Thailand, you’re only given a month long visa free entry. So after a few weeks in Bangkok and a few weeks on the islands in the south, I needed to either leave the country or do what is called a Visa Run and extend my stay by two weeks. This requires […]


Getting a Burma / Myanmar Visa In Bangkok

I’m headed to Myanmar tomorrow and I have to say the whole process of obtaining a Visa wasn’t simple by any means. The country, once shut off to the world, has seen an influx of visitors wanting to experience something untouched. Predictably, crowds at the embassy were large and everyone seemed a little on edge, […]


Border Crossing from Don Det, (4,000 islands) Laos to Cambodia

After an amazing few relaxed filled days on the island of Don Det, one of the 4,000 islands in Si Phan Don, our Lao visas were about to expire and it was time to head to Cambodia. I had gotten mixed information on the border crossing route and heard a few things about corrupt border […]