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21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

By on August 20th, 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

By on August 30th, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
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 September 2nd, 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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Top 17 Ho Chi Minh Things to Do

By on November 20th, 2019 in Asia, VIETNAM with 3 Comments
Top 17 Ho Chi Minh Things to Do

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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The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

By on November 25th, 2019 in Asia, THAILAND, Travel Itineraries 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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The Complete Cape Town Itinerary

By on September 8th, 2019 in Africa, SOUTH AFRICA, Travel Itineraries with 2 Comments
The Complete Cape Town Itinerary

I honestly do believe there’s few cities in the world that leave more of a striking impression than Cape Town. Find me one person whose been here and who didn’t fall in love with the place… go on I dare you! Because I bet you’ll struggle. Yup Cape Town captures the imagination like few other […]

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Complete Budget Travel Guide to Barcelona

By on September 2nd, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, SPAIN with 0 Comments
Complete Budget Travel Guide to Barcelona

There is a reason why millions of people visit Barcelona every year. The city offers a different adventure for every traveller. Whether you want to marvel at its glorious architecture, take a deep dive into its rich history, try all the delicious food and wine, or simply lounge on its beautiful beaches – there is […]

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Best Places for a Walk in London : 9 Local Favourites

By on August 19th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Hiking, UK with 4 Comments
Best Places for a Walk in London : 9 Local Favourites

No denying London is one of my fav cities. It helps that I lived there for 3 years of course, but honestly, I think I’ve fallen more in love with this city now that I don’t live there and I get to visit like a tourist as well as catch up with great friends – […]

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18 Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

By on September 8th, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 4 Comments
18 Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

Well, what can I say? It’s been a hiatus of 15 years since I lasted visited Cape Town at the tender age of 19 and boy oh boy has this city got even better than I remember! Arriving to blue skies, an epic view of Table Mountain from the airport and a week of exploration […]

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Complete Guide to Visiting Awasa, Ethiopia

By on October 12th, 2019 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Complete Guide to Visiting Awasa, Ethiopia

As always in Ethiopia, the answer to a lot of questions ends either with “I don’t know” or “it depends”. And so it is with Awasa. Or at least the spelling of it. Because whether it’s really Awassa, Hawassa or Awasa, I don’t know and it also depends! So first thing you need to know […]

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