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Malaysia

Oops! Looks like we haven’t written our Malay guide yet. Come back soon and we’ll have something published.

Deffrey showed us around Penang in Malaysia. Book him too!

This summer the kids and I embarked on South-East Asia. With two backpacks (and a camera bag) we dipped our toes into seven new countries in eleven weeks. Phew, what an adventure! Penang; an island in Malaysia’s north east was our second destination after Saigon, Vietnam and our first impressions were that it was very…

The red zone ghost villages of Sinabung, Sumatra

Only a handful of daredevil adventurers have been to see these ghost towns! If you want to see an erupting volcano and visit some red zone, ghost villages, then you’ll need to visit Mount Sinabung in Sumatra. Read on to see how! Where on earth is Sumatra? Sumatra is the most northerly island of Indonesia….

Bulgaria

We accidentally happened upon Bulgaria whilst staying in Romania & were so surprised by how much it had to offer that we stayed an extra few weeks!   For the most part, Bulgaria is a big and flat country with a huge amount of arable farm land. It’s capital city is Sofia, located to the…

Everything you need to know about Bukit Lawang in Sumatra

Bukit Lawang is described by many as the ‘gateway to the Sumatran jungle’. If you’re planning on visiting, you should read this post and all of our tops tips before you go. The easiest way to get to Bukit Lawang We flew into Medan, the capital city of Sumatra, which is three hours east of…

Best vegan jaunts in Port Douglas, QLD

After twenty eight days backpacking Vietnam, Malaysia and Sumatra we hit Port Douglas famished and disheveled. Here are our recommendations on the best places to eat and get your hair done! If you think I’ve missed some out, leave me a comment below! Port Douglas Port Douglas is a small and quaint town in Queensland’s…

Pensthorpe Park in Winter, Norfolk.

Pensthorpe Park in Norfolk is a natural conservation park for birds, mammals, invertebrates and plants.  It’s managed by Pensthorpe Conservation Trust and offers people the opportunity to see a diverse range of natural habitats close up.  We visited during winter where the landscape is leafless and a little bleak however I can imagine that during the summer months it…