• How to Spend a Weekend in Penang, Malaysia

    Penang, Malaysia is such an underrated part of the country! Penang is an absolute foodie heaven, and art lovers will fall in love with this island, too! Georgetown is the perfect place to spend a weekend in. Here's my guide to this incredible little place.

  • 10 Signs You’ve Backpacked in Southeast Asia

    1. You own elephant pants or fisherman pants 2. You have this picture (or a very similar one) did you even go to Asia if you didn’t get to see some elephants? 3. You know food poisoning is not an “if,” but a “when” and you know that it’s NOT going to be a fun couple hours/days 4. You love street animals dogs, cats, all of them! 5. Your first aid kit becomes your most prized possession Food poisoning, upset stomach, headache? “I have stuff for that.” 6. You’ve had a bucket and you know how dangerous they are 7. Mosquito repellent = liquid gold 8. You’ve grown to like…

  • Travel Recap: What We Did in Borneo

    Malaysian Borneo is definitely on my list of ultimate destinations. There’s something for everyone there, from snorkeling in Sandakan to climbing Mount Kinabalu. My family and I felt a great need to explore a little bit of everything that Borneo had to offer, so we tried to pack it all in! Borneo is one of Asia’s best family holidays. I fully reccommend it! Our first stop was Kota Kinabalu to climb the mountain. It’s a two day trek up and down, but don’t let the short duration fool you, my legs have never been more sore than the day after getting down. The views along the way up the mountain…