Exploring George Town

George Town is part of the Penang state and the second largest city of Malaysia. This multi-cultural colonial town is one of UNESCO´s World Heritage Site and is very popular among travelers for its street art and architecture. It is also considered the food capital of Malaysia for its street food blending Malay, Chinese and … Continue reading Exploring George Town

Tourist visa to Southeast Asian countries

This is a list of the visa requirements for Europe Union citizens: The Philippines Visa on arrival is free up to 30 days. Vietnam Visa on arrival is free up to 15 days for passport holders of Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Norway and UK. E-Visa online is available for all Europe Union citizens … Continue reading Tourist visa to Southeast Asian countries

Cooling in the Cameron Highlands

The Cameron Highlands are a stunning hill station in central Malaysia that covers a stretch of land as big as the size of Singapore. It is a popular destination for backpackers seeking for beautiful scenery  and a cooler climate. How to get there: you can take a direct bus to the Cameron Highlands from Kuala … Continue reading Cooling in the Cameron Highlands

A day in Kuala Lumpur

The capital of Malaysia is a buzzy, westernized and cosmopolitan city perfect if you are seeking some comfort at an affordable price. The food is cheap, public transport works well and has endless choices for a shopping spree. How to get there: is the main hub for international flights. The cheapest way to get to … Continue reading A day in Kuala Lumpur

Exotic fruits in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has some of the world's most delicious and strangest fruits I have never seen. Here is some advice about the taste and properties of the most popular ones. Pitaya AKA Dragon Fruit This bright pink fruit is widely popular in all Southeast Asian countries in either the white or red version. It has … Continue reading Exotic fruits in Southeast Asia

My top 10 travel apps

Smart phones have made travelling so easy, in a small device you got all the information and tools needed to make your trip happen. Find below my favorite ones: XE Currency converter XE is a free Exchange Rate App for travelers in foreign countries as you get accurate live historical chart on a single screen. … Continue reading My top 10 travel apps

My travel essentials

During 9 months travelling I realized some things I packed were completely useless in Southeast Asia and some made my backpacker life way much easier. This is a list of my travel essentials: Tiger balm You can find it everywhere in Southeast Asia. It is a great mosquito bite relief and also good for headache … Continue reading My travel essentials