Category Archives: Destination Guides

Our 3 Week Itinerary for Malaysia


Malaysia is a big country and there is lots to see but, as we would be travelling during the rainy season, it meant the east coast was pretty much off limits. As you know we prefer to slow travel so didn’t want to squeeze too much into our 3 week itinerary for Malaysia. After a bit of research and studying the map to see the best route we decided on this rough itinerary.

How much to Budget for Myanmar(Burma) for one month?

budget for myanmar

From the very beginning we always thought a month in Myanmar would be a large dent in our budget. Our daily budget for the whole of South East Asia is £12 per person per day (or $18) but we thought it would be impossible to keep to this in Myanmar. We’d read about people just about surviving on $20 a day but they’d resorted to sleeping in monasteries for free and surviving off only street food.

5 Things to do in Yangon and Best Hotels on a Budget

Things to do in Yangon

There are a lot of things to do in Yangon, Myanmar, with more and more tourists visiting the city every year. I for one am not usually a city girl but there is something about Yangon that is unique with its genuine people and hustling streets, I definitely fell in love a little bit. If like us, you want to visit Yangon and avoid the main touristy sights and are conscious of how much money you’re spending then we recommend doing these 5 things!

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