Exploring Bukittinggi

Let’s start off by saying that Sumatra is Indonesia’s most underrated superstar. Everyone talks about Bali this and the Gilis that… and trust me, they both have their merits and are stunningly beautiful islands, yet when I close my eyes and think of Indonesia it is the scenery and essence of Sumatra that comes to […]

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Returning to Chiang Mai

I was in Chiang Mai nearly two months ago but I finally found myself with four days of doing absolutely nothing in Kuala Lumpur, so what better time to catch up on a little writing than the present? Plus, I have a comfy little box all to myself at the Reggae Mansion, where the wifi is […]

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A Weekend in the Highlands

Cameron Highlands is home to tea plantations, strawberries, and… well, that’s really about it. I ventured over from KL for a 2.5 day, 3 night trip and even that proved to be a bit on the longer side. Despite being slightly anticlimactic as a whole, I can’t deny the immense beauty of the tea plantaions hidden […]

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KL, a Simple Welcome Back

I’ve been to the lovely Kuala Lumpur International Airport over two dozen times more times than I want to admit. The city of Kuala Lumpur, on the other hand, I’ve not been to as often as I’d like, though my return here had me immediately feeling right at home.  After landing, I made my way […]

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Ko Lanta, Thailand

In case you didn’t already know, there are a lot of Thai islands to choose from and picking one to visit proved to be an audacious task. Luckily we are the tenacious types and were up to the challenge. Honestly, choosing an island felt a lot like trying to pick a shade of white to paint a […]

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