Melaka has recently acquired the joint title of a UNESCO world heritage site with Georgetown, Penang, and wandering through the petite narrow streets of the old town you can see why. The small quirky town exudes calm vibes, it has a colourful history and unique heritage roots. The city itself of Melaka is like any … More Magical Melaka
The Tioman Islands, which are situated on the west coast of Malaysia but south to Singapore, are less of a destination for a backpacker in Malaysia. When telling friends, most of them had not even heard of it before. Ferries are not filled with young backpackers or even young Malaysians, but rather families from both … More Detoxing in the Tioman Island
Taking a 5am speedy minibus which zipped through the misty Cameron Highlands to Kota Bharu, where even speedier boats took us to the Perhentian Islands– myself and my travelling companions were knackered and exhausted, but the view of the awe inspiring Perhentian Islands immediately excited and awoke us. Choosing the small island rather than the … More Partying in the Perhentian Islands
Penang is known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. When learning about Penang’s colourful and culturally expansive history, you realise it is aptly named so. Penang was a meeting ground for European settlers- Dutch, Portuguese and British primarily, whom also traded with Arabic merchants for incense, gold and other mystical goods. Penang being situated on … More Getting Fat in Penang
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