When we did research online about the best ways to make the day trip from Kandy to Sigiriya, we were surprised that there isn’t any solid info on a trip that so many people make. Some people wrote that it’ll take 2 hours by bus, some just 1, we were […]
Penang, Malaysia: Why it should be on every backpacker’s wishlist.
The island of Penang, Malaysia has made a big mark on the backpacking radar, and for good reasons: there’s amazing, cheap food and photo ops left right centre. What more could a backpacker or travel blogger ask for?
What to Eat, Shop, and Do in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu, (also known as KK), is named after that Malaysia mountain, Mount Kinabalu, maybe you’ve heard of it? Yep, the one that experienced an earthquake after those Canadian tourists went streaking naked at the top. Well us Canadians have learned our lesson and no earthquakes were caused during our […]
3 Exciting Day-Trips from Kuala Lumpur
Though Kuala Lumpur is a bustling place with many things to do, sometime it is nice to get away from the noise to discover something different and new. Here are 3 places you can go to get away from the city for the day.
Kuala Lumpur: Feet-Eating Fish to Food-Feeding Family
As the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur dares not disappoint. KL could be renamed the shopping capital of Asia due to its endless number of massive shopping centers for both luxury and budget buyers. I’m sure one day KL will have shopping centres that sell shopping centres. If shopping ain’t your thing though, there are many attractions that will keep you busy while in KL.
Try Hiking Mount Rinjani in Flip-Flops
If you search online for Lombok (the island just east of Bali), beautiful pictures of the lake and crater of Mount Rinjani will be the first thing you see. After seeing those photos, I knew that is the thing we had to do when visiting Lombok.
Visiting Ubud Bali: if you only have 2 days
The island of Bali is the most well known of any in Indonesia. Maybe because of its rolling rice fields, or beautiful beaches, or tropical jungles, or vibrant culture. One whole lifetime wouldn’t be enough time to experience everything Bali has to offer.
How to Stay on Budget in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Yogyakarta. Smack in the middle of Java. Why go backpacking through Central Java? Temples. Two beautiful temples, one Hindu, one Buddhist. It’s what brought us here.
Bukittinggi: a must visit in Indonesia (that isn’t Bali)
Extra extra! Read all about it! Bukittinggi is an under visited gem that’s overshadowed by its eastern sibling, Bali. Don’t be fooled, the mountains have just as much to offer as the islands.
Tidung Island: the city getaway
We woke up mega early at 5:30am to head down to Muara Angke Harbour. This will be our first island adventure! Just North of Jakarta are a series of island (pulau means island in Indonesian) referred to as the Thousand Islands. It’s a popular destination for a day or weekend […]