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  • Malaysia

    Kuching Street Art: Photo Essay

    When you think of Borneo, you probably picture an island of rugged wilderness. A land of rainforest and home to the endangered orangutans. And while Kuching, one of the largest cities…

  • Malaysia

    5 Coolest Cafes in Malacca

    Before visiting Malacca in Malaysia, I knew that it was an historic, World Heritage-listed city and that it was located on the banks of a river, with a waterwheel and boats on the river…

  • Malaysia

    Malacca (Melaka) Street Art: Photo Essay

    Malacca (Melaka) and George Town are two historic cities along Peninsular Malaysia that have been jointly World Heritage listed for their unique architectural and cultural townscape, the result of 500 years of…

  • Nomaps Malacca

    Hotel Review: Nomaps Hostel Malacca

    These days, I don’t often stay in hostels. Being married and in my 30s, plus no longer on the meagre budget of my early 20s, when all I could afford was…

  • George Town, Penang

    5 Cheap Eats in Penang

    Penang is the food capital of Malaysia, with many visitors specially visiting just to spend the weekend eating from morning to night. Malaysian cuisine, including in Penang, is highly varied, due…

  • Clan jetties, George Town

    10 Reasons to Visit Malaysia

    I’ve just returned from my first ever trip to Malaysia and loved it! I visited the capital Kuala Lumpur, or KL for short, the UNESCO world heritage listed George Town in…

  • Casa Del Mar Langkawi

    Hotel Review: Casa Del Mar Langkawi

    My immediate impression upon stepping out of the reception at Casa Del Mar Langkawi is wow! In front of me is a sparkling blue pool, surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas.  After a short…