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How to enjoy Singapore on a budget

Singapore is a glamorous city state full of skyscrapers, impressive hotels and elaborate shopping malls, so it has a reputation for being an expensive place to visit. But backpackers shouldn’t be put off from spending a few days here. I visited after a month in Malaysia and before heading to Australia. It’s a great place…… Continue reading How to enjoy Singapore on a budget


My Top 5 sights in Malaysia

1. Orangutans. Seeing Orangutans was top of my itinerary for Malaysia, and the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre did not disappoint. These beautiful animals are fascinating to see up close, and the layout of the centre allows you to have some seriously close encounters. I’ve written more about my trip to Sepilok here. 2. Street art…… Continue reading My Top 5 sights in Malaysia


Seeing Orangutans in Sepilok, Malaysia

One thing that I was determined to do in Malaysia was see Orangutans. These incredible animals, which are sadly in great danger of extinction, are native only to Malaysia and Indonesia. Malaysia is split between the peninsula south of Thailand and the island of Borneo, which is where you’ll see the Orangutans. I flew from…… Continue reading Seeing Orangutans in Sepilok, Malaysia