Exploration Guide For Perhentian Kecil in Malaysia

Exploration Guide: Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Only a short 30-minute fast boat ride from Kuala Besut, this backpacker getaway is the perfect island to escape to as you make your way through peninsular Malaysia. Days can easily turn into weeks, as we quickly discovered after exploring the island for a few days (we ended up extending our stay from 4 to 7 days). “No hurry no worry” should be the catch phrase of Kecil as most people spend their days diving and snorkeling in the crystal clear water and lounging around soaking up the sun on the white sandy beaches. Continue reading Exploration Guide: Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Getting My First Haircut & Straight Razor Shave Abroad

Getting My First Haircut & Straight Razor Shave Abroad

The travel backpackers journey is one of stinky clothes, sore feet, bumps, cuts, bruises, and if you’re anything like me, long shaggy hair and maybe a beard. My locks of dirty blonde usually get so long while I am on the road that they begin to form a sort of preppy boy mullet. That is until I finally bite the bullet and find a decent barber who can give me crisp clean lines with a straight razor and a proper shave.Continue reading Getting My First Haircut & Straight Razor Shave Abroad