Tag: Malaysia

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 […]

Batu Caves & A Trek to Tesco Gone Wrong

When in KL you must go to Batu Caves. It’s touristy and instagramy and annoying, but it must be seen. It’s an easy train ride from the city, and cheap, […]

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 […]

Perplexed in Penang

Penang, Malaysia’s largest island, is extremely popular. Tourists love it! Backpackers love it! Everyone loves it! The island is affectionatly called the “Pearl or the Orient” and boasts the ever-popular […]

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 […]

Langkawi: A Weird Introduction to Malaysia

Malaysia is strange all around, so it was fitting that our introduction to the country was a weird one. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands, but as only 4 are […]