Taiwan: Things to do in Taipei
By October 4, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Taiwan: Things to do in Taipei

Taipei Culture and Attractions Taipei is a cultural destination, its long and ancient history sits perfectly in harmony with it’s modern buildings.  With four days here we had time to sample a little bit of both. We mentioned in our previous Taipei travel post, what a surprising and enjoyable time we had touring around. The great […]

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Taiwan: Visiting Taipei for the First Time
By October 1, 2012 5 Comments Read More →

Taiwan: Visiting Taipei for the First Time

After six weeks travelling around Malaysia, we turned our back on the mainland of Asia, and headed east for the next leg of our trip to China, via Taiwan and South Korea. I am not sure why we decided to only make a four day tour in the Taiwanese capital city of Taipei.  I guess it was […]

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Malaysia: Our Return Journey to Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia: Our Return Journey to Kuala Lumpur

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
By September 23, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

Malaysia: Sightseeing in Malacca and Melaka Tours

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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Bypass Brunei its Boring
By September 17, 2012 42 Comments Read More →

Bypass Brunei its Boring

Getting from Kuching to Brunei by Bus After a wonderful week exploring Sarawak and all it has to offer we were ready to make a move.  Our original  plan had been to get to Brunei before dropping in at Kota Kinabalu (KK) and tackling the highest mountain in Malaysia on a two day trek.  Alas my injury […]

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