The 44-days Backpacking Challenge

I guess by now you already know that I left Manila last night for Hanoi which is my first stop. Here I am, currently staying in the airport waiting for the first bus to take me to the city which is at 5am (6am Manila time).

Route for the 44-day journey

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Who is Marty?

Ola! I am Martin Allen Claudio but people usually call me Marty or Mart. I recently quit my job to travel for 45 days around Indochina and see what our neighboring countries has to offer. I have been around the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and my goal is to visit all 196 countries.

I believe that the journey is more important than the destination. The rewards of travel can arise from the experiences and self-discovery developed along the way.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall,
Taipei 2016

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