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Taiping: Hidden Gem of Malaysia | Why you should go and how you can get there from Penang, Kuala Lumpur, etc.

Taiping is nestled in a beautifully rainforested valley between the well known Ipoh and Penang. For this reason it is overlooked by many and only briefly visited by the few. On a whim we decided to go there as we weren’t sure about heading to Ipoh and we loved it. Taiping is in our eyes the hidden gem of Malaysia…

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September 2019 Expense Summary

When Jenny and I started travelling I had great visions of publishing a post every month to track our progress in terms of our spending targets. Unfortunately time has caught up on me and we are now 7 months into the trip. This however seemed like the most opportune moment to reflect on the past 6 months and to assess…

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Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List and Shopping Guide | EBC Independent Trek 2019

Working out what to pack can be tough. Before we went on the EBC trek we looked at a lot of resources, I will link some below. In general we think we took the right amount of stuff with us and this is what has formed our Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List. We also bought and rented a few…

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