It was the first time for me to go to Penang, and I didn’t know quite what to expect. I have heard that it’s the best place to eat your days away on the cheap, and those voices weren’t wrong. In fact, I can’t remember doing much other than eating and drinking for four days […]Read more "Eating Penang"
I suppose the title might be a little misleading, as it was just a Christmas that me and a friend spent in Malaysia. However, having a Christmas away from England again was quite refreshing. There were some decorations scattered around stores in Penang and a Christmas countdown in Komtar, central Penang. Our Christmas started here […]Read more "A Malay Christmas"
It’s precisely 4am as I’m writing this. I just finished my second book of the week whilst sitting on a train from Kuala Lumpur to Penang. It’s pitch black outside, with the odd street light passing by as an exception. The book I just finished on the train was Starter for Ten by David Nicholls. […]Read more "Spiritual, Cultural, Political Exchange Thing"
I took the directions I received from my Couchsurfer the old fashioned way (the back of a receipt) and strolled down to the bus stop. It was a beautiful morning in Kuala Lumpur; not too hot and certainly not too humid. Messages are being read out to the public via loudspeakers attached on nearby mosques. […]Read more "Crashing Weddings in KL"