Two Days in the Cameron Highlands: Tea and Trekking in Tanah Rata

After the hustle and bustle of Malaysia’s capital city Kuala Lumpur, and the heat of Melaka, we decided to head into the centre of the country to spend two days in the Cameron Highlands. Up here is a breath of fresh air, with small towns and tea plantations huddled high up in misty rolling hills.

Read more

Four Days in Melaka: Amazing Food in a Picturesque Setting? Me-Like-A Melaka!

We have to say, after our three month break in Siem Reap, it was a bit of a shock to the system to start lugging our rucksacks around again! Luckily the transport system in Kuala Lumpur is super easy. We had one sweaty 15 minute walk to the nearest station from our hostel and after that it was plain sailing as we headed to the bus station by metro.

Read more

Social Enterprise Cafes in Siem Reap: Our Favourite Places to Eat for a Good Cause!

We’ve had an amazing three months in Siem Reap. Now it’s time for us to move on, but we thought we’d share one last thing about this awesome city. There are many social enterprise cafes in Siem Reap, where you can eat amazing food, and feel great because your money is going to a good cause. Here are a few of our favourites:

Read more

Can I Give Up Shampoo For Good? Final Verdict on the No-Poo Method

Exactly one month ago, I set myself a challenge to give up shampoo for Plastic Free July. You can read part one here to find out more about why I decided to do this. You can also read part two here to find out more about the method and how I was feeling halfway through the challenge. Now August has arrived it is time for my final verdict on the no-poo method – will I give up shampoo for good?

Read more