Tag: City

Melacca City…Or Is It Just Melaka?

Malacca or Melaka is a city in Southern Malaysia and our last stop in the country (or so we thought; we wound up back in Malaysia months later). It gives […]

Things To Explore in Singapore

We spent just a few days in Singapore, due to the price of visiting this tiny nation at the tip of Thailand. It’s one of the best cities to do […]

Bars, Mosques and More in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is one of those places I’d heard of, without ever actually knowing where it was. Imagine my surprise when I learned it was in Malaysia! Kuala Lumpur, commonly  […]

Pristine & Planned: Putrajaya Malaysia

Putrajaya is a quick 15 minutes south of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, and accessible from the city’s public transit. Putrajaya is a fully planned city that was founded in 1995. It […]

Roaming Around A Royal Town: Kuala Kangsar

While in Perakwe tried to go to Taiping three times. We failed three times (full trains). And so instead went to Kuala Kangsar – the Royal Town of Perak, how […]

A Few Day’s In Perak’s Largest City, Ipoh

We spent a few days in Ipoh, the capital of Malaysia’s Perak state and the country’s 4th-largest city. Ipoh dates back to about 1820, when it got its beginnings as […]

Strange Malaysia: Alor Setar in Photos

Some of Malaysia’s cities feel a bit strange, especially in the northern part of the country. This strangeness was certainly present in Alor Setar, the capital of Kedah, where we […]

Bustling Bangkok: A Few [Only Moderately] Touristy Things To Do

Bangkok is Thailand’s massive capital. Obviously you’ve heard of it so I won’t bother with a lengthy background, but suffice it to say the city is larger than large. Looking […]

Black and White (& Blue): The Temples of Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is located way north in Thailand, not more than an hour and a half from the country’s border with Laos and Myanmar (but more on that here). It’s […]

Markets and Temples and Tourists, Oh My (Chiang Mai)

Chiang Mai is located in northern Thailand, and very very very (you get the idea) popular with visitors. The region is known for its beautiful natural landscapes and elephants, and […]