Backpackers guide to the Cameron Highlands

Backpackers guide to the Cameron Highlands

The Cameron Highlands. Escape the heat and humidity and get in touch with nature and tea! Where to stay – backpackers in the Cameron Highlands? The backpackers central is definitely Tahna Rata. There are a few smaller towns (e.g. Brinchang) however these are more...
Batu Ferringhi things to do, Penang, Malaysia.

Batu Ferringhi things to do, Penang, Malaysia.

After a few days of street cruising around Georgetown, we decided it was time to move towns within Penang island. Batu Ferringhi is just a 30min-1hr bus ride from Georgetown (depending on the time of day). We found brilliant, cheap hostel (called Roomies) in close...
Backpacking Kuala Lumpur. First impressions of Malaysia

Backpacking Kuala Lumpur. First impressions of Malaysia

My baby sister, big brother and myself touched down in Kuala Lumpur on the 10th of October, 2014. Yes, I have some travel companions for the next few weeks, unlike my last trip. It was nice to have company for the long journey out of Australia. This is thebeginning of...
Want to see Machu Picchu on a budget?

Want to see Machu Picchu on a budget?

Machu Picchu. One of the seven wonders of the world – and what a wonderful experience it is! I am sure you have heard about it… One catch which comes with such an iconic UNESCO site in todays day and age is the cost associated with visiting. Myself and 2 friends (whom...
Backpacking Penang Malaysia. What to do in George Town Penang

Backpacking Penang Malaysia. What to do in George Town Penang

Penang is an island off the coast of Peninsular Malaysia. I heard that the island was the major backpacking destinations for its food, culture and beaches. The bus from KL took about 5 hours to reach the island (which conveniently is connected by a bridge) and a...