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21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

By on June 17, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

I must admit I feel a bit sorry for poor, old Kuala Lumpur. The capital of Malaysia tends to get seriously bagged out by travellers, who frequently label it as bland and boring. Largely overshadowed by its big-time neighbours – glitzy Singapore and bustling Bangkok – KL just rarely gets a tourist look-in and when […]

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10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

The beautiful, charming city of Malacca was, without question, one of my favourite spots throughout my 3 week trip in Malaysia. Chilled, café-laden and oozing a rich colonial history, Malacca ticked a lot of boxes for me and I can’t recommend getting this spot on your itinerary enough too. If you’re tired of big bustling […]

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The Complete List of Chiang Mai Things to Do

By on June 3, 2019 in Asia, THAILAND with 4 Comments
The Complete List of Chiang Mai Things to Do

Let’s make this very clear from the start people – I absolutely love Chiang Mai! Having not really been a huge fan of Thailand until this point and expecting a tourist-laden, inauthentic, hectic city, there’s no doubt that the charm and character of Chiang Mai completely can’t me off-guard and quite frankly, landed me on […]

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The 15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

By on May 30, 2019 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
The 15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam

Before I stepped foot across the border, I honestly had no idea how delightfully diverse, climatically different, geographically various and huge Vietnam was – seriously poor research on my part I know! Which is why I ended up only having 15 days in this country and running around like a lunatic trying to squeeze in […]

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Koh Rong Sanloem : The Complete Travel Guide

By on May 23, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Koh Rong Sanloem : The Complete Travel Guide

“Welcome to paradise!” That’s likely to be the greeting you’ll hear when you first step foot on the island of Koh Rong Sanloem in Cambodia… and it’s not far wrong! Because it has to be said, this place is pretty damn idyllic! From the azure blue ocean that gently laps at the white sand shores […]

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Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

If, like me, you’re wanting to travel overland cheaply and efficiently from Bangkok to Siem Reap, then listen up! I’ve just made this journey and it could not have been more straightforward or simple… if you know a few bits of key information! So read on to get the latest and complete lowdown about how […]

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The Top 17 in Ho Chi Minh : Things to Do in This Amazing City

By on May 2, 2019 in Asia, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The Top 17 in Ho Chi Minh : Things to Do in This Amazing City

Ain’t no secret that Ho Chi Minh is, without question, my favourite Southeast Asian city to date. Its unrelenting energy, coupled with its earthy authenticity, meant I was quickly charmed by this huge metropolis, which seems to have far fewer of the tacky, soulless tourist trappings many other cities in Southeast Asia are blighted by. […]

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap if You Want to Visit Angkor Wat

By on April 25, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, CAMBODIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap if You Want to Visit Angkor Wat

The word is out. In fact, the word is well and truly out. Angkor Wat – the enormous, ancient, UNESCO-listed temple complex in Cambodia – is incredible and quickly shooting to the top of many a traveller’s bucket list. And so it should. For it is, truly incredible. Located in the middle of the jungle […]

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The Best Way To Experience an Angkor Wat Sunrise

By on April 18, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
The Best Way To Experience an Angkor Wat Sunrise

C’mon now, who doesn’t want to see Angkor Wat at least once in their lifetime! It’s huge, it’s very old, it’s UNESCO-listed and it’s freaking amazing! Yes despite the growing crowds, which have drastically swelled the traveller popularity of these ancient Cambodian ruins, this place is still incredible and I’d encourage anyone to visit… just […]

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The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

By on April 11, 2019 in Asia, Itineraries, THAILAND with 4 Comments
The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

Fast-paced, fiery and furious, brash Bangkok isn’t everyone’s cup of tea! And I can understand that. Landing here, to take in your first experience of Southeast Asia like many people do, can be something of a baptism of fire. But hang in there, because despite its rough exterior, Bangkok is unapologetically real and unremorsefully brazen […]

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