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 [...]

10 Things You Stop Giving A S**t About When You Travel Long Term

Ah travelling, unlike the all-expenses paid holidays most people go on once a year to use up their annual leave, there are people out there who spend months on the road going from country to country. From the outside it looks like a dream, constantly going from one exotic location to another, experiencing new things [...]

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, [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]

I FOUND HEAVEN! The Unicorn Cafe in Bangkok

Alright, I'm going to be honest here. As I planned out my trip which had taken a very different turn to what I imagined before I left Australia, I had one thing in mind that I HAD to do. Ever since I heard about Bangkok's Unicorn Cafe on BuzzFeed it became a high priority thing [...]

Visiting the Highest Point in Thailand!

It was another early start for me as I was playing tourist again today. This time I was off to Doi Inthanon National Park - the highest point in Thailand. Technically it was part of the Himalayan mountain ranges but I must admit after hiking to Everest Base Camp, every other mountain seemed like a [...]