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What to eat in Penang

Aaron/ October 5, 2019/ Southeast Asia/ 0 comments

A trip to Penang isn’t complete without experiencing the amazing local food. It’s colorful history has brought in a myriad of cultures and traditions from around the region, and with that the creation of a unique cuisine, a blend of the flavors that reflect its past. Here are some ideas on where to get a taste of all of it on a trip to Penang. Breakfast – George Town The lively markets in George Town are the best way to

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George Town, Penang in 1 day

Aaron/ October 1, 2019/ Southeast Asia/ 0 comments

Been to Penang a couple of times before, but first time I’m attempting to write about it! George Town itself is worth a few days for the food, historical sights, street art and more. But if you’ve gotta squeeze the highlights into one day, here’s how it might be done. This itinerary can be completed on foot. Best done in good weather!

Angeles City/ Clark in 1 day

Aaron/ September 26, 2019/ Southeast Asia/ 0 comments

Rounding off my week long solo trip to the Philippines with a couple of days in Angeles City, right next to Clark International Airport. Not really a destination that comes to mind for most people, but the airport is rising in prominence as a gateway to the rest of the Philippines (including Coron). If you’ve got a day in Angeles City, here are the sights you shouldn’t miss!

Chengdu in a day

Aaron/ January 15, 2019/ China/ 2 comments

A quick stop at the bustling metropolis of Chengdu before heading home. Here are some ideas on what to do if you’re got a day here.

2 days in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Aaron/ September 28, 2018/ Central Asia/ 0 comments

Almaty was the perfect end to my trip to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. The former capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty is beautiful to simply walk around and is a great base for day trips. I spent a couple of days chilling in the city and here are some of the things I did, rearranged to a 2 day itinerary.

1 day in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Aaron/ July 23, 2018/ Central Asia/ 2 comments

Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, is a convenient hub for planning your trip around Kyrgyzstan. Most people spend a day or even less here, but nonetheless have to pass through en route to the various spectacular spots in Kyrgyzstan. Having already made it this far to Central Asia, here’s how you might want to spend a day Bishkek.

Medan in 1 Day

Aaron/ June 10, 2018/ Southeast Asia/ 0 comments

The last stop of our short north Sumatra adventures, Medan! Back where we started 5 days before, for a quick tour of the city before heading home. Medan isn’t exactly an exciting city, but there’s still some history, culture, and lots of food. That’s all we needed for one last day before heading back to our little office cubicles.

Amman in 2 days

Aaron/ March 20, 2018/ Middle East/ 8 comments

Amman, the bustling capital of Jordan with thousands of years of history. It is an amazing city with much to see and experience, but if you’re just passing through to the famed ruins of Petra, here’s how to make the most of 2 short days in Amman!

Aqaba – A day by the Red Sea

Aaron/ January 13, 2018/ Middle East/ 2 comments

Aqaba, the Jordanian city by the Red Sea. Steeped in history but with a more industrial focus in recent times, Aqaba could prove to be a bigger tourist destination than its current role as a transit point and a diving destination as it discovers more of its past and make its history more accessible to tourists.