Three Days in Ipoh: Where the Street Art is Hip-o

After the peace and quiet of the Cameron Highlands, we headed back to the city heat, to spend three days in Ipoh. Staggering off the bus, we couldn’t help but notice the complete lack of hassle. It struck us that Malaysia is one of the least pushy countries we’ve been to so far. Usually when travelling in Asia, the moment you get off a bus or a train, you’ll be surrounded by taxi or tuk-tuk drivers clamouring for your business.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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