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The 5 Best Hostels in Langkawi, Malaysia

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Looking for the best hostels in Langkawi?  I'm here to help! While Langkawi has long been a resort destination popular with families and couples...backpackers are catching on to all the island has to offer- including laid back vibes, turquoise…

MALAYSIA Travel Guide: Trip Highlights, Itineraries, & Tips

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Welcome to Malaysia! Malaysia is an amazing and diverse country that has something to offer everyone.  If you're looking for amazing food, gorgeous islands, and beautiful landscapes -- Malaysia is a destination you should highly consider…

13 Things You'll Get Tired of While Backpacking South-East Asia

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South-East Asia is arguably the best region of the world for a long-term backpacking trip.  There is a great network of transportation in between the countries, a well paved backpacker trail, and loads of budget accommodations for travelers.…

The Perhentian Islands: Perfectly Picturesque [Photo Essay]

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Welcome to Paradise... This was my second time to the Perhentian Islands, and it was a very last minute.  I was in the Cameron Highlands, and had no idea where to go next. The price to get to Taman Negara (a short bus ride away) was a staggering…

LongSha Beach Camping on Pulau Kapas

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When most people think of budget travel, their minds think of dirty hostels or questionable guesthouses, but there is another option: camping.  I had actually never camped before in South-East Asia, and I'm really glad that my first experience…

10 Amazing Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur is easily one of my favorite cities in South-East Asia.  It's a metropolitan city perfect for those looking for south-east Asia costs, but with a more modern touch.  I've spent a good amount of time in this city, and here is my…

The Absolute Best Thing To Do in Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is an incredible city that has something to offer everyone.  From the stunning Petronas Towers, The Menara Tower (the tallest tower in SEA), the Batu Caves, incredible shopping, amazing food, and a…

January 2015: A Month In Review

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Well, January has been a month of polar opposites.  I began the near year on Koh Phangan for the New Years Eve celebrations, which I would definitely not go back to.  I was only supposed to stay there a couple days, but found myself trapped…

10 Fun & Awesome Things To Do In Malaysia

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A visit to Malaysia is bound to be nothing less than a trip you'll never forget! There are so many things to see and do in Malaysia, that wherever you go, you’ll surely run into something unique and surprising! Whether it is food, adventure,…

Berjaya Resort Crashing - Langkawi

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One of the best parts of being a budget traveler is finding decent accommodations in hostels for $5 a night, and then being able to crash a 5-star resort.  Berjaya is an amazing resort on the north-eastern coast of Langkawi, perfectly located…

Chasing Waterfalls in Langkawi

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“Don’t go Chasing Wateralls, please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to” Sorry TLC, you must have never been to Langkawi.  Checking out a couple of waterfalls in Langkawi is probably my favorite day during my time…

The Ultimate Backpackers Guide to Langkawi, Malaysia

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Looking for a Backpackers Guide to Langkawi, Malaysia?  Look no further!  I've visited Langkawi on three separate occasions now, and I know you'll love it as much as I do.  Officially known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedah, Langkawi is an archipelago…