Where to find the best street art in Georgetown, Penang

There is nothing better than a good piece of street art. Actually, I lie, there is something better - a whole neighbourhood filled with funky street art! Georgetown, the capital city of Penang is a hub for creative souls who showcase their artwork through the Old Town. The street art is Georgetown has become so … Continue reading Where to find the best street art in Georgetown, Penang

5 Places To Dodge Tourists in Langkawi

White sandy beaches, untouched jungles, stunning waterfalls and tax-free shopping... Have I sold you yet? Welcome to Langkawi, a small island off the Malaysian mainland and parallel to the Thai border. The beaches that surround the island range from crowded to deserted but never lack beauty. The streets are lined with palm trees and pink … Continue reading 5 Places To Dodge Tourists in Langkawi

Traipsing around Penang

I woke up early this morning, determined to see all the wonderful street art sans the crowds of tourists. By early I mean I was out of the hostel by 8:30am, but still that's early for most backpackers - the hostel was dead quiet when I left! Penang is famous for its unique street art, … Continue reading Traipsing around Penang

Penang Food Tour – Part 1

If there's a heaven, I may have found it. Home to world class street food, funky street art and upmarket shopping, Penang ticks off all the boxes! I had planned to stay here for a couple of days before deciding on my next moves and was keen to take in (aka eat all I could) … Continue reading Penang Food Tour – Part 1

Making My Way to Malaysia..

The time had come to leave Thailand and while it was sad to leave this beautiful friendly country, it was time to move onto another. This time, Malaysia!I had decided to take the real traveller option and head south via an overnight train. The flights weren't much more expensive but I had time to kill … Continue reading Making My Way to Malaysia..

Conquering Mt. Kinabalu

Almost four years ago, my sister K and I went on a two month backpacking trip through South-East Asia. It was our first time travelling alone together, as well as our first time in Asia. We had many crazy and fun experiences but the one I'm about to share was my most memorable. Enjoy.   … Continue reading Conquering Mt. Kinabalu