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Lina Eroh
Lina Eroh is the voice behind Erohisms. In February 2013, Lina and her husband Rob quit their tech jobs, rented out their San Francisco apartment, and set off for a year of travel. With a flexible timeline and a budget of $1000pp/month, their goal is to show others how affordable exploring the world can be. While on the road, they also began thinking about how to improve online booking for tour operators, which is how WanderLabs came to be. You can follow their escapades on Facebook and Twitter.

Entries by Lina Eroh

This Is Colombia: A Caribbean Coast Adventure

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 3:42 PM

The word "Colombia" doesn't exactly bring to mind colonial buildings dripping in bougainvillea or snow white beaches lapped by turquoise water. But that's exactly what you'll find on the Caribbean coast of this South American country, long devoid of international visitors.

A quick direct flight from New York City...

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Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

(1) Comments | Posted April 28, 2014 | 12:59 PM

When you hear "Southeast Asia" as a travel destination, what comes to mind? If you're like most people, it's probably the beaches of Thailand. Well I'm here to tell you that there's a lot more to Southeast Asia than beaches and that the ones of Thailand aren't even the best...

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Cambodia's Angkor Vs. Burma's Bagan: Which Should You Visit?

(5) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 11:04 AM

The temple complexes of Angkor and Bagan are two Southeast Asia greats. Both boast a vast number of historic temples, oft-photographed sunrises and sunsets, and a magnitude of scale unimaginable to anyone but an art historian.

Angkor Wat Aerial View

Bagan was largely...

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It's Still Fun in the Philippines: Five of Our Favorite Spots

(3) Comments | Posted January 27, 2014 | 11:26 PM

The Philippines is one of our favorite countries in Southeast Asia. It's got incredible natural beauty, kind locals who take you under their wings, tons of activities and killer beaches.

Malapascua Philippines Rainbow

Unfortunately, the beauty of the Philippines comes at a price, and that...

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What's on Flores? Komodo Dragons and Active Volcanoes!

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 9:59 AM

The Indonesian island of Flores offers visitors stunning scenery both below and above water, but traveling here can be a challenge.

sunset and water currents paint the Labuan Bajo harbor

If you're expecting Bali-quality accommodation and food, you'll be disappointed, but if you're...

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Jaisalmer: The Most Magical Place in India?

(3) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 10:37 AM

India can be a scary place. Especially when you book a flight without doing your research.

We didn't originally have India on our itinerary, but when I spotted a $50 ticket from Kuala Lumpur, I figured the opportunity was too good to pass up. It was only after...

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A Club in Malaysia Tells Its Members to Be Whores -- That Way, Their Husbands Don't Have to Use One

(6) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 5:07 PM

Over afternoon tea a few months ago, my husband and I learned about an organization called the "Obedient Wives Club." It was founded in Malaysia in 2011 and the Penang branch counts several female doctors and other educated women amongst its members.

The goal of the club is as off-putting...

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Beautiful Bali: How to Enjoy It Despite the Crowds

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2013 | 11:44 AM

Bali isn't exactly an unknown destination and for some, that's a turn off. True the island is packed with tourists, but exploring the unique Balinese culture and temples, as well as the hidden beaches, is still worth your time, especially when you consider the quality and affordability of the amenities....

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Spotting Borneo's Wild Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, and Proboscis Monkeys--on a Budget

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 5:11 PM

When people hear the word "Borneo" they typically think two things: unexplored and expensive. While Borneo is definitely not a cheap destination, especially since the Malaysian ringgit is doing well against the dollar, there are ways to explore its rain forests and keep your wallet intact.

We had two...

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What to Eat, Drink and Discover in Penang

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 9:56 AM

Have you heard of Penang? If so, it's probably because you're a foodie. Often referred to as the "Food Paradise of Asia," Penang does offer amazing eats, but it also plays host to a number of other delicious experiences. We spent over two weeks on this small Malaysian...

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9 Stunning Landscapes of Vietnam

(126) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 8:39 AM

At just three percent of the land mass of the United States, what most surprised me during our time in Vietnam was the diversity of the scenery. From white sand beaches and turquoise water to black rock forests and mountains that hug the clouds, here are some of the most...

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From $1,000 a Night, to $1,000 a Month

(2) Comments | Posted August 26, 2013 | 6:46 PM

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.

This isn't a particularly difficult thing to do if you don't do...

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