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5 of the Best Tips for a Magnificent Malaysia Holiday

By |April 8th, 2017

If you’d like to visit Southeast Asia but don’t know where to start, here are my five tips for having a magnificent Malaysia holiday. There’s a host of things to see, eat and do in this fascinating and beautiful country, with its melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences.

Get arty

George Town, […]

Love (or not) in Kuala Lumpur and Penang

By |August 12th, 2014

It’s funny how comparisons can influence your view of a place. My first arrival in Kuala Lumpur was after spending a month in Goa, so in comparison with India I appreciated the city’s relative calm, professionalism and more acceptable hygiene levels.

I enjoyed its melting pot of Asian cultures and tasty food, with influences from India […]

How to Be A Stylish Backpacker: My Travelling Fashion

By |June 1st, 2013

I was good for ages, but eventually caved in. Inevitably there are too many temptingly beautiful things available to buy when you’re backpacking in Asia, so I thought I would share with you my travelling fashion splurges.

Well, I say splurges, but most of these cost under a tenner, or under a fiver in some cases.

When I was […]

How to Feast in Malaysian Food Paradise

By |April 24th, 2013

Eating is Malaysia’s self-declared national pastime. With so much delicious food on offer I can well understand why. It was one of the main reasons I came here, to sample the renowned cuisine that draws its influences from India, China, Indonesia and Thailand – a Malaysian food paradise.

When I arrived in Penang after my sojourn in Thailand I […]