Category: Malaysia

Things to do in the Cameron Highlands and Hiking Guide

Malaysia’s a country that has a lot to offer tourists. Beaches, cities, food… the only problem I’ve ever had with Malaysia is just that it’s so bladdy hot all the time. It’s just above the equator (which crosses somewhere in Central Sumatra) so it’s humid, tropical, and just generally warm….

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Bali to London Overland: South East Asia Recap

Let’s not talk about how overdue this post is, but I’d like to introduce you to my Bali to London overland series, with this South East Asia recap! So, to bring you up to speed, I’m travelling from Bali to London without flying. I will be taking a few boats…

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The Best Places to Visit in Langkawi

Langkawi Island is one of the most popular travel destinations in West Malaysia. Located just 3 hours ferry ride from Penang Island, Langkawi Island has been welcoming foreign travelers and tourists since 1986, when the Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir decided to develop Langkawi into a major tourist hub. It was…

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Malaysia Travel Budget for One Week

What is a Malaysia travel budget for one week? Short answer: not much at all. Long answer: My short trip to Malaysia was a means to an end. I visited because I couldn’t stay in Bali for as long as I wanted on one visa, so I had to do…

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The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Langkawi for Plant-Based Travellers

One of Malaysia’s most loved tourist destinations, Langkawi is a popular destination for travellers. It is an archipelago made up of ninety-nine islands, surrounded by gorgeous turquoise sea. Picturesque paddy fields and jungle-clad hill, with the shoreline fringed by powder-fine sand and swaying coconut trees, make it a perfect destination…

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How To Make the Most of a Layover in Kuala Lumpur

Located at the crossroads between the far east and south Asia, and situated conveniently between the South East Asian hotspots of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam and Oceania, Kuala Lumpur is on the route of many inter-continental journeys. And while I obviously love overlanding, sometimes money or time constraints have this…

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Paper Plane Hostel Review: Unique Accomodation in Kuala Lumpur

Arriving into Kuala Lumpur wasn’t my finest hour. My plane was delayed, it took hours to get through customs, I turned down an offer of splitting a grab taxi because ‘I like public transport’ – cut to an hour later, where I’m standing outside a shut Monorail office, in the…

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