Category: Malaysia

Walking Kuala Lumpur 4

Walking Kuala Lumpur

Walking in a city where anything on wheels is superior to anything without is more than just putting one foot in front of the other. More than just Lift, Step, Repeat. It’s not always...

Bukit Kutu- just another hill

Step. Swish. Skid. How many times will I need to slip on this stupid hill? I asked myself angrily. It ended up being a game. I would count the number of times I skidded...

Club Med, Cherating Beach

A cool breeze was the only thing that was missing. I was lying down, propped up on my elbows with notebook and pen in hand, admiring the gorgeous blue sky and the shimmering South...

Malaysia to Thailand by car

Planes are strange things. They cut short your travel time and make travelling easy, and yet when you fly you lose out on what travelling feels like. You hop on a plane, get served...

Looking back on Bandung

I’m writing this nearly a month after returning from Indonesia. Most of the time it’s only after a media trip that I’m able to think about what actually happened. Media trips move very quickly....

A nice kind of dizzy

It happened again yesterday. The first time I felt or thought I felt the ground swaying was on Olkhon Island in Russia two years ago. About a year later, I felt the floor move...

The Bornean Frog Race

Question: When is a frog race not a frog race? Answer: When it’s not frogs, but human beings that have to race to the finish line. I’ve never had any real opinions on frogs....

Last stop in Selangor

Kuala Kubu Bharu, a town of only 33,000 people, is the northernmost railway station in the state of Selangor. I was curious about the next stop, Tanjung Malim, a town famous for its dumplings, but...