This time round, we spent just over two weeks in Malaysia. We needed to kill some time before heading up to Chiang Mai for a month. As you can only get a 30 day visa for Thailand (we can’t be bothered with the hassle and expense of a visa run), and as we want to arrive in Sydney just before Christmas, we needed to get our arrival and departure times right. Continue reading
Our style of travel seems to be panning out as budget-luxe. Sadly, ‘luxe’ with a lowercase L, not upper! We seem to mix it up quite a bit and our expenses (mainly food) vary wildly from one day to the next.
One day we spent 60p on two, yes TWO, delicious bowls of what I can only describe as a spaghetti Bolognese style soup (tasted much nicer than it sounds, honestly) yet other days we’d spend nearly £10 on coffee and cakes and then dinner on top.
Activities: By our standards we did a fair few activities in Indonesia – a cooking class, spa treatment, and a day out with our own driver in Bali. In Java we did sunrise over Mt. Bromo, and visited Prambanan and Borupudur. These came in at just over £200 between us. Continue reading