YUM! Some of the Best Restaurants in Langkawi

Have you ever tried Malaysian food? I hadn’t really before visiting Langkawi but now that I have, I want to share some of the best restaurants in Langkawi and what the food was like. I had some by chance in Singapore, where there is a mix of people and cuisines but I couldn’t really differentiate

5 Reasons You Have to Visit Bandung, Indonesia

I hadn't even heard of Bandung before I got invited there on a press trip over a year ago. I've been to 7 more countries since then, and Bandung still stands out as one of the most interesting places I visited! There are so many things to do in Bandung, Indonesia that I recommend you

4 Luxurious Indian Islands (many people don’t know exist)

India has a luxurious side to it. I know it's got a stereotyped "dirty loud India" side as well, but the Indian islands that surround the country rival any of the top islands of the world. I sadly have been to NONE of them yet which is a real shame. Reason being, whenever we have the

Luxury Guide to Jaipur

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

Funny Peek Inside Langkawi 3D Museum

The brand new Langkawi 3D museum was such a silly fun way to spend the day. Ben took a little bit of time to get into it, because at first it can feel a bit embarrassing taking weird photos of yourself hanging with painted pandas… but eventually we started acting like kids and had a

BEST Places to Visit in Goa in 3 Days

I hope you're reading this because you're planning a trip to Goa! It's such a fantastic place to visit. Although I recommend coming longer than the 3 days mentioned in this title, often readers email who mention they have that amount of time therefore I wanted to put together a basic 3 day Goa itinerary

Artisans and Handicrafts of Arunachal Pradesh

One of my favorite things to do when I travel is SHOP. I love seeing what unique item comes from that area and get it as a souvenir that I'll actual use, wear, or display in my house. I tend to go for jewelry or fabrics. I bought amazing Khadi in Karnataka and had adorable

Shopping in India | What to Buy in India by Region

For some people (aka me), a huge perk of traveling is that it comes with the opportunity to shop and shopping in India takes the cake - it beats Istanbul, Marrakesh, and Milan hands down. India has amazing food, friendly people, unique culture… and fabulous shopping as you'll come to find out! There are so