Do lots of research. Goggle is my best friend. And when using goggle, include the word blog with what you want to search. This will bring you to blogs that people have written about the place you want to go. Bloggers will write their feeling about the place, how to go, how much it costs, do and don't at that location and what to watch out for. Flights I sign up to all the flights newsletter and telegram sales. So once I have a feeling that I want to travel somewhere, I'll wait for the sale to appear and grab it fast. Accommodation Airbnb, booking.com and agoda.com. I found a friend who book hotels frequently using agoda and has become some vip member. So by using his account, the prices is definitely lower than me booking on my account. Hiking The best hack I ever use when hiking was using 2 shower caps provided by to wrap the dirty shoes. I can throw the shoes onto the bag and not worry about dirty bags. Activities I will look into klook and compare the prices stated there to the blogs ( read first paragraph). This will tell me if the price is worth the activities. Bright color clothes Good for phototaking Shopback Using Shopback app to earn some cashback. That's it for now.