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Malaysia is full of culture and exciting adventures! Here are 20 photos to inspire you to visit on your next trip!
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Exploring Street Art in Penang

I had no idea what to expect when arriving in Georgetown, Penang. I had read a few blog posts and my trusty lonely planet guidebook but hadn’t planned out any activities. Within a few hours, I was in love with the city! With its colorful facades, hip cafes and beautiful architecture, I was simply blown away. One of my favorite parts was the amazing street art in Penang!Continue reading

The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is a must-do in Thailand! Getting to interact with these gentle giants is an amazing experience. Check the post for more info!
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Making Friends at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Elephants and Thailand just sort of go together. Many tourist dream of having the perfect encounter with these beautiful animals, myself included! The Thai tourism industry is filled with experiences that allow you ride an elephant or see it perform circus tricks, but these activities aren’t the best for the animals’ welfare. Thankfully there are places like the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, which promote the ethical treatment of these gentle giants and provide a home for those hurt by the harmful practice of elephant riding.Continue reading

Celebrating Loy Krathong & Yi Peng in Chiang Mai is an unforgettable experience! This post gives you an overview of the lantern festival and tells you how you can experience it for yourself in 2016!
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Celebrating Loy Krathong & Yi Peng in Chiang Mai

Everyone has that one bucket list item that really excites them. The one that makes them bounce a little in their seat when they think about finally getting there or achieving that goal. After seeing a YouTube video of thousands of lanterns filling the night sky, Loy Krathong became mine. The images of the festival and the meaning behind it absolutely captivated me. I knew I needed to experience the festival for myself, so I purposefully planned to start my Southeast Asia adventure right before the celebrations.Continue reading