At one time the Maldives was only for deep-pocketed vacationers, but with an explosion of budget guesthouses opening up on local islands, low cost travel through the Maldives is now possible. 🙂
Having a hard time choosing which islands to visit in the Maldives? With over 200 inhabited islands, it can be hard to narrow it down! Take a look at these local, budget islands to help you choose some of the places you might like to go.
We took a tuk tuk tour through our hostel in Kandy today. Our first stop was at an elephant sanctuary to see retired elephants bathe in the river and go about their daily routine. We chose Millennium Elephant Foundation over Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage for its cheaper entrance fee (1,000 rupees- about US$6.50- vs 2,500.) […]
In short, I highly recommend taking the slow ferry over to the Gili islands, provided that you like a little adventure and are not super short on time. Here’s our experience: After hearing about the nearby, chilled out specks of land called the Gili islands, my family and I decided to take a trip out […]
I’ve recommended George Town on my Top Spots in Malaysia for the famously high-rated food, cute cafés, nice people, street art, scenery and history. The entire town of George Town is a highly visited UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island of Penang. It’s in the north of the Malaysian peninsula off the west coast, below Langkawi. It makes […]
Guide to the stunning Cameron Highlands, one of my favorite spots in South East Asia.
How to get to and from Kuala Lumpur and Taman Negara with cheap, (but fantastic) local buses.
Several female travel bloggers and I teamed up to share our stories about how we each travel while dealing with some kind of health condition, disease, or handicap. Our collaboration post was published on Wearetheearth.nl. You can click here to read about how our handicaps haven’t deterred us from seeing the world! We got a […]
Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year. – Unknown
Grace was born with an extra chromosome. While this means she cannot read, do math, or hold a job like you and I can, it doesn’t mean she can’t travel.