The sun was playing hide-and-seek with us the morning we visited the Langkawi Cable Car & Oriental Village . It had been drizzling. The clouds were scattered over the lush jungles of Langkawi Island. Not ones to let a little bit of wet weather stop us we rode our bikes down from Berjaya Resort ready for an… Read More Langkawi Cable Car & Oriental Village
I have just gotten back from a week long girls trip from Malaysia with my mum, Grammy and sister. We stayed at THE FACE Suites in Kuala Lumpur for a few days and had been out exploring the city. If you haven’t been to KL, as it is usually referred to, before then I must… Read More Mugged in Malaysia + 4 tips to prevent it happening to you
Backpacking vs. Glam-packing Me: “I’m not a real backpacker, I’m a ‘glam-packer’. There’s a difference. Duh.” You: “That’s cool, but ‘glam-packing’ is not a real thing. Stop trying to make ‘glam-packing’ happen. It’s just not going to happen” Mean Girls quotes aside, I insist ‘Glam-Packing’ is a legit thing. So I thought I’d take some… Read More Glam-Packing – What is it?
The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words ‘Gold Coast’ is probably not Burleigh Heads. I’d bet my left kidney it’s ‘Surfers Paradise’, don’t lie. If I’m being completely honest with you I couldn’t think of a worse place to go on holidays. After living on the GC for 4 years… Read More A weekend in Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Food in Melbourne is incredible, world class and delicious. But the bill can seem pretty steep, especially after backpacking through other parts of the world like South East Asia. So to celebrate the current financial climate, I’ve put together a list of my fav cheap eats under $10 in my expensive beautiful city to help you distance… Read More 10 Cheap Eats for Under $10 in Melbourne
Backpacking is, without a doubt, one of the most influential, mind-boggling and invigorating experiences you can have as a young person. You’re thrust out of your comfort zone, immersed in exotic surroundings and forced, for probably the first time in your life, to weather the waves of life on your own (life vest not included). It won’t always be clear skies, and sh*t… Read More Top 10 Backpacking Hacks
As soon as a saw photos of Kuang Si Falls in Luang Prabang and I knew it was somewhere I had to visit in Laos. The beautiful turquoise waters flowing down the numerous cascading waterfalls seemed like a picture perfect site. How to get to Kuang Si Falls There are two main options to get… Read More Kuang Si Falls, Laos
“If you want to see the best rice terraces, then skip Banaue and go straight to Batad.” This was the best piece of advice I was given while backpacking in the Philippines. And now, I gift it to you. The Batad Rice Terraces, a secluded community up in the heart of The Cordilleras, is a secret… Read More Trekking the Batad Rice Terraces, Philippines