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2015: Click here to read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: This video shows you what 2 GRANDPAckers can do in 1 year on (an average of) less than US$55 / EU€50 / GB£43 per day. So, when are you going to start?! … TTFN

GRANDPAcking 2015



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MARCH 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start at Kuala Lumpur airport and include: Travel from KL to Melaka 8 nights in Melaka Flight from Melaka to Penang 12 nights in Penang My costs end at Penang airport (where I catch my flight to Bangkok). CROSS REFERENCES: For more information, read my post on Penang. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking Costs if you don’t know how to interpret my figures. SPREADSHEET SUMMARY: MY ACTUAL 1 PERSON BACKPACKING COSTS: Accommodation: I was unable to find suitable […]

Penang – Malaysia – GRANDPAcking Costs



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MARCH 2015: Click here to read our Retirement Review. OVERVIEW: Penang is an island off the north west coast of mainland Malaysia. As it is a former British colony, most people can speak English. The locals are friendly and it is the country’s number one tourist destination. Its capital ‘George Town’ is walk-able and is also a UNESCO-listed historic site. Today, Penang is one of the most colourful and multi-ethnic communities in Asia nestled within one of the most modern and liberal Muslim countries in the world. PRICES: Prices are negotiable but, since prices generally start at a fairly reasonable level […]

Penang – Malaysia – Information