The best day hikes in Malaysia

You probably wouldn’t think of Malaysia as a hiking destination – but turns out there’s dozens of challenging jungle trails throughout the country.

If you love the outdoors and are planning a trip to Malaysia soon, check out my guide to some of the best day hikes in Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo.

A first timer’s guide to Iran: A 3 week itinerary

Iran offers intrepid travellers a sensory avalanche filled with turquoise, saffron, sweet tea and a chorus of Welcome to Iran.

But planning a trip to Iran can be daunting. You may wonder how easy it is to get around on public transport and negotiating language barriers; how to experience traditional Iranian hospitality; and if you should stick to the cities or get off the beaten path and explore the natural landscapes.

The following itinerary will help you to plan your trip and figure out what is possible given the time you have in this fascinating country. read more