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Top 21 Things to Do in Malaysia

By on Published: March 23, 2020 | Last Updated: March 24, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Top 21 Things to Do in Malaysia

Boasting 2 coastlines, with stunning beaches and an array of islands, cool highlands, steamy jungles, dazzling cities and some UNESCO-listed heritage towns, Malaysia really is quite a traveller treasure trove. It seems something of a shame, therefore, that this country is so regularly left of many Southeast Asia travel itineraries, often overshadowed by the more […]

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Complete Thailand Packing List : Top Guide for Backpackers

By on Published: March 2, 2020 | Last Updated: March 3, 2020 in Asia, THAILAND, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Complete Thailand Packing List : Top Guide for Backpackers

The wonders of Thailand are a mecca for travellers with the country’s historic temples, delicious food, beautiful beaches and cultural vibrancy, it’s no wonder so many of us head there each year. And due to its great prices and location at the heart of Southeast Asia (Bangkok is one of the cheapest places to fly […]

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Epic 2 Week Vietnam Itinerary +5 Ideas for a Longer Trip

By on Published: February 24, 2020 | Last Updated: March 1, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Epic 2 Week Vietnam Itinerary +5 Ideas for a Longer Trip

So you’re thinking of visiting Vietnam eh? Well, what a blooming great idea! Because this country is definitely my favourite in the Southeast Asia region with its wealth of fun adventures, great coffee, delicious food, bustling culture and next level natural attractions. I’ve chosen to write a 2 week Vietnam itinerary (although you could definitely […]

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What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

By on Published: February 20, 2020 | Last Updated: March 24, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas

Ah Penang, my first stop ever in Malaysia and my first sense of the what a diverse, dazzling and delicious country this is to travel! Located in the northwest of the country, I travelled to Penang from Thailand, enroute to Singapore, and couldn’t be happier that I’d chosen to make this my first stop in […]

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Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

By on Published: January 6, 2020 | Last Updated: March 1, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

One of the countries that bowled me over the most on my backpacking adventures last year was Vietnam. And that’s because I’d heard mixed reports. As a shorthand explanation, for the British among you, Vietnam is what I call a Marmite country…. you either love it or hate it! Well I can confirm that after […]

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Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By on Published: December 19, 2019 | Last Updated: February 21, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By the time I reached the tropical Perhentian Islands off Malaysia’s east coast I’d be travelling non-stop in Southeast Asia for over 2 months. And I was exhausted. I was especially exhausted of the noisy cities, hectic pollution and piles of trash. And so it was that the beautiful paradise pearls of the Perhentian Islands […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

By on Published: November 28, 2019 | Last Updated: January 13, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

A small and cheap country in Southeast Asia that’s been well-loved by budget backpackers for decades, it’s not surprising that so many of us still head to Cambodia as part of our adventures in this region of the world – especially given the amount Cambodia has to offer, including beautiful islands, a chequered history and, […]

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Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

By on Published: November 18, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

It’s one of the best places to visit in Vietnam in my opinion, but it’s also a spot many travellers miss off their Vietnam itinerary and what a shame. #1 Because Cat Ba Island has a lovely national park at its heart – a great place to enjoy some nature time and day hiking And… […]

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The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

By on Published: October 31, 2019 | Last Updated: March 1, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

If there was ever a country that pushed choosing the best things to do there to the max, it was likely to be Vietnam. Vast and diverse, with more UNESCO sites, authentic culture, delicious cuisine and controversial history than you can shake a stick at, this Southeast Asian gem has it all. Home to the […]

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Perfect South East Asia Packing List

By on Published: October 7, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Asia, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Perfect South East Asia Packing List

It’s a classic isn’t it? The good old South East Asia route is perhaps the most worn of all the backpacker trails. But that doesn’t make it any less worthwhile. Oh no! Because if you’re travelling for the first, or perhaps travelling alone for this first time, then this part of the world can be […]

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