April Abroad Smiley Penang Malaysia Asia

More of Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Penang & Langkawi

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞 + 🌩️ Novelty factor: 🏖️ + 🍜🍜🍜 Having found my previous five-month stint in Asia (#namedrop) to be more than a little challenging, I never could have predicted flying back exactly one year later. But sure enough, I was to return in January 2017, exactly twelve months after my trip to Vietnam, … Continue reading More of Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Penang & Langkawi

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A Guide to Penang Street Food

Cost: £££££ Weather: 🌞 🌞 🌞 Novelty factor: 🍜 + ⛱ Street food has become a way of life for me over the last four months. At home al fresco dining is a novelty, be it from a hipster food truck or a market stall. In Asia it is the norm. If you're hungry and on a backpacker budget the … Continue reading A Guide to Penang Street Food

Teachers on Tour: A week in Hội An

Cost: £££££ Weather: ⛅ ⛅ Novelty factor: 🍳 + 🎆 When we realised we would get an entire week off work after just three weeks of teaching (one of which was basically cancelled on account of "winter weather conditions") I was overjoyed and immediately started brainstorming potential trips. December 31st may be New Year's Eve for a large chunk of the … Continue reading Teachers on Tour: A week in Hội An