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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10 Amazing Activities to do in Nepal
By September 15, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

10 Amazing Activities to do in Nepal

10 Amazing Activities to do in Nepal We plan to travel to Nepal, as part of our around the world trip, later this year. We wanted to share some ideas, sent to us, of what we can do when we get there. A trip to Nepal is one that you will always remember due to […]

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Malaysia:  Kuching, Food, Festivals and Fun
By September 12, 2012 8 Comments Read More →

Malaysia: Kuching, Food, Festivals and Fun

Kuching has been the perfect base for us to explore Sarawak’s beauty and wildlife.   A population of around 660,000, made up of the now familiar mix of Malay and Chinese people.  What makes this area more ethnically interesting is the presence of the Dayak indigenous ethnic groups (can be categorized into Ibans, Bidayuhs, Melanaus and […]

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