2017 Recap – Our Best Travel Moments This Year

2017 Recap – Our Best Travel Moments This Year

2017 has certainly been an exciting travel year for us! We left home to start traveling full-time in March and haven’t looked back since, so we’re putting together a post about our best travel moments this year! Actually….we HAVE looked back several times, mostly whenever we start missing the comforts of our former life at […]

Where to stay in Malaysia – The Best Choices for Your Budget

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia, Planning | No Comments
Where to stay in Malaysia – The Best Choices for Your Budget

Malaysia attracts not only young budget travellers looking for an adventure holiday but also those wishing to spend some time in comfortable hotel or a luxury retreat, so here we are giving you some great options with respect to where to stay in Malaysia. We are often asked about where to stay in Malaysia. Accommodation […]

Malaysia Travel Budget and Expenses – What We Spent

Posted by on Aug 27, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia, Planning | 4 Comments
Malaysia Travel Budget and Expenses – What We Spent

Months three and four of our long-term travels were mostly spent in Malaysia, one of the easiest countries in Southeast Asia to travel. We figured that our Malaysia travel budget of €30 each per day should see us through our travels in relative comfort. We happily discovered that our Malaysia travel expenses were in fact much […]

Things to do in Melaka, Malaysia

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia | 2 Comments
Things to do in Melaka, Malaysia

Melaka (sometimes called Malacca) was our final destination in Malaysia, being also our gateway to Singapore, so we really hoped to find enough interesting things to do in Melaka to ensure that our experience would be a fitting ending to the 40-plus days we spent in Malaysia. We had heard good things about Melaka food, […]

What to do in Tioman Island – Beaches, Monkeys and Jungle treks

Posted by on Aug 19, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia | No Comments
What to do in Tioman Island – Beaches, Monkeys and Jungle treks

Lying on the south-eastern part of Malaysia’s peninsula, tropical Tioman Island (Pulau Tioman) is a long-time backpacker favourite. If you’re looking at what to do in Tioman, we can assure you that with stretches of sandy beaches, a pristine sea bed and dense foliage, the island is an ideal destination for those looking to take […]

Living the Slow Life on Kapas Island, Malaysia (Pulau Kapas)

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia | No Comments
Living the Slow Life on Kapas Island, Malaysia (Pulau Kapas)

Kapas island, aka. Pulau Kapas or Cotton island, just off the coast of Marang in the Terengganu state, on the eastern side of Malaysia’s peninsula, is perhaps one of the country’s best kept secrets. Or rather, that’s what it felt like when we arrived on the island during the Hari Raya period, a major holiday […]

10 Things to do in Penang, Malaysia

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia | No Comments
10 Things to do in Penang, Malaysia

Penang is known for being the food capital of Malaysia, but there are several other things to do in Penang besides eating! Although I was not keen on spending so much time in Penang, seeing that I had not particularly enjoyed the town when I had visited a few years before, I ended up falling […]

Street Art in Penang – Exploring Malaysia

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia | No Comments
Street Art in Penang – Exploring Malaysia

The street art in Penang consisting of amusing wrought iron caricatures and tastefully painted murals have added much-needed depth, colour and humour to the town’s little streets and alleyways. When I had first visited Georgetown, Penang’s famous heritage city, almost a decade ago, I was rather disappointed with what I felt was a cold, crumbling […]

Budget Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Asia, Food, Malaysia | No Comments
Budget Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

Although we really recommend the street food in Malaysia , which we normally ate on the go, there were times when we wanted to sit down at a restaurant and take a break from the buzzing activity of Kuala Lumpur’s busy streets. When we dine out, we always try to find budget-friendly places serving good […]

Places to visit in Cameron Highlands on a Budget

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Asia, Malaysia | 20 Comments
Places to visit in Cameron Highlands on a Budget

Located in the higher midlands of Malaysia, Cameron Highlands presents the perfect weekend getaway opportunity if you’re looking to escape the heat and humidity of Kuala Lumpur or Penang. Several places to visit in Cameron Highlands and the cool air and refreshing ambience of the hill retreat, which has a mean annual temperature of about […]