7 things to consider when planning your travel path

7 Things To Consider When Planning Your Travel Path

Planning a trip is an exciting task, but it can be a bit daunting for some – especially if you’re new to traveling abroad. A lot of time goes into researching, obtaining visas, buying plane tickets, booking accommodation, and it can all be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, we have boiled it down into an easy step-by-step process that you can use to plan, book, and set off on your next international adventure.Continue reading 7 Things To Consider When Planning Your Travel Path

Meeting locals and making friends

What We Learned From Making Friends With A Group Of Dive Masters

Meeting locals is always one of the most rewarding parts of exploring new places. Sure we came to see the sites, to learn, and to explore new things… but the best way to do that is through meeting people, getting to know locals, and making friends. We find that we get so much more out of our experience this way.Continue reading What We Learned From Making Friends With A Group Of Dive Masters

Throwing My Biggest Rule Out The Window

Throwing My Biggest Rule Out The Window

With our first year of full-time travel, I’ve decided to go with the flow more and be a little less of a control freak! As such I’ve set very few “rules”. One that I do have though, is that even if we don’t know our itinerary or how long we plan on staying in a given place I want one night of lodging booked before we arrive. From there we can figure out what we want to do next, but the one night is sort of a safety net. 
On our second week in Malaysia and only 1.5 months into our trip, I broke my rule. Continue reading Throwing My Biggest Rule Out The Window

journey to Perhentian Kecil

Our Journey From Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil 

After spending two days (which really felt like three since we’d arrived at 7am after taking a 10 hour night bus from Mersing) in Kuala Terengganu enjoying the air-conditioning at the Space Inn, the food in China Town, getting some exercise by the bay, and the Monitor Lizards we found in the drains it was time to explore a new place. Next up… the Perhentian Islands, specifically Perhentian Kecil, the smaller backpacker paradise.Continue reading Our Journey From Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil