• Malaysia
  • Guide to the Cameron Highlands on a Budget

    The Cameron Highlands is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Malaysia. Because it sits at a higher elevation, between 1,100 to 1,600 masl, it’s great for escaping the heat of Kuala Lumpur and taking in some amazing mountain views. Tea plantations, ancient rain forests and strawberry fields, Cameron Highlands has got it […]

  • knitting
  • Top 10 Knitting Instagram Accounts to Follow

    I am a self-confessed Instagram addict, using it mainly for knitting inspiration. I can spend ages scrolling down as beautiful picture after beautiful picture loads itself onto my screen. Although knitwear designers make up a big chunk of who I follow, I also follow outdoor photographers, travel and lifestyle bloggers, foodies, creative designers, do-it-yourselfers, fly fishermen, and […]

  • Inspiration
  • The Dilemma of the Banana Pancake Trail

    the banana pancake trail

    Recently, I came across the term, ‘Banana Pancake Trail’, while browsing what Southeast Asian destinations to travel to next. The Banana Pancake Trail (let’s call it the BPT for short) first came about shortly after the Lonely Planet guidebook ‘Southeast Asia on a Shoestring Budget’ became the backpacker’s bible. I was debating investing in this thick paperback myself, […]

  • Bali
  • Hiking to the Summit of Mount Agung

    As if Mount Rinjani was not enough, I had to set my sites on yet another volcano to climb during my short time in Bali. Mount Agung, the highest volcano on the island of Bali and fifth highest in Indonesia, had been skulking around the back of my mind for some time now, since I first heard […]

  • travel
  • The Bucket List

    A friend of mine recently asked me what was on my bucket list. The truth is, I had never really thought about it. Of course I had a few ideas mulling around my head about places I wanted to go and things I wanted to see, but I had never taken the time to actually […]