Patong Beach

Phuket, Why Not?

Thailand does tourism really well – in our experience to date – and in many cases better than more-developed neighbours like Singapore, which seems to be largely out to bleed you dry with attractions...
Happy New Year!

New Year on the Streets!

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe we’re already into 2014, having spent (in 2 days’ time) a solid two months already out here in Malaysia. Needless to say our New Year did not go...
Banks of Melaka River

Liking Melaka

Despite having been to Malaysia roughly once a year, every year since 2009, neither of us have ever (regrettably) spent much time outside of the capital, Kuala Lumpur, and it’s something we’ve both b...
Travel told through Instagram

The Last Month (Via Instagram)

The posts have dropped off again lately, and I for one am blaming too much travelling, too much working and time seemingly vanishing all of its own accord. I’m in the middle of writing up a pos...
Shangri-La Pool

Everything Finish & Penang

Since writing last, things haven’t quietened down in the least; we’ve been to visit nearly all of our old contacts, been doing some work for Anna’s ex-employer (I, in particular, have a large project...
Sleepless Skies to Malaysia

Sleepless Skies to Malaysia

After well over two and a half years since living here properly, we’re both landed (for now, anyway) back in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia‘s sunny and overheated capital. Since we both lived her...

The Great Escape

As detailed in the last post, we had a very serious issue with our first accommodation in Kuala Lumpur – the “Deluxe” Private Unit. Although the cleaners did a surprisingly acceptable job that we had...
Private Unit Times Square...

The Curious Case of the Private Unit

Leaving off from last time, we were en-route to Abu Dhabi, somewhere between the main meal and the surprisingly acceptable pre-landing “keep you alive” wrap. The last time I had to wait a considerabl...