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Malaysia: Our Return Journey to Kuala Lumpur

September 27, 20124 Comments

Kuala Lumpur is changing rapidly.  Or is it us? This isn’t the first time we’ve visited Kuala Lumpur. We last spent some time here in December 2009. I don’t know whether its KL or us that has changed, but one thing that is definitely different is our budget.  If you want you can read about […]

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Malaysia: Sightseeing in Malacca and Melaka Tours

September 23, 20123 Comments

A Bit of Melaka History While staying in Kuala Lumpur it is well worth setting aside at least a  day (or preferably an overnight trip) to wander down the west coast to pay a visit to Malacca (or Melaka – in Malay).  For the sake of a two hour coach journey (train travel isn’t simple […]

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Dive Sites around the Perhentian Islands

August 29, 20123 Comments

My Diving Experience in the Perhentian Islands If you want to know more about the Perhentian Islands see our previous Malaysia travel blog post before reading this summary of some of the best dive sites in the Perhentians.  My dives were split across three days, two a day for the first two days and final dive […]

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Diving in Malaysia: Perhentian Island Life

August 25, 20128 Comments

From Mountain Highs to the Depths of the Sea The Cameron Highlands were a real treat in terms of the lovely cool weather, the great scenery and the relaxing fresh mountain air.  This crisp air was about to be replaced with something out of a compressed tank as we headed east through the mountains toward […]

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Cameron Highlands: High in Malaysia

August 20, 20122 Comments

Journey to the Cameron Highlands With the flavours of Penang still swirling round our taste buds we boarded our minibus and spent the next four hours slowly winding our way eastwards and upwards into the Cameron Highlands. The Cameron Highlands get their very British name from the surveyor who charted the area in 1885.  The […]

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