15 03, 2014

Reflections on my first visit to a Hindu shrine: The Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur

By | March 15th, 2014|Malaysia, Travel Tips|0 Comments

The three great mysteries: air to a bird, water to a fish, mankind to himself. [ Hindu Proverb ] Malaysia's Batu Caves are one of the largest, most popular Hindu shrines [...]

28 01, 2013

7 places I never thought I’d want to visit in Asia (but I do!)

By | January 28th, 2013|Borneo, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Travel Tips|17 Comments

Nothing, save perhaps the Great Wall of China, ever really compelled me to want to visit Asia. That is, until I moved there. Over the past six months, I have [...]

12 10, 2012

3 days in paradise: Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands

By | October 12th, 2012|3 Day Weekend, Malaysia, Perhentian Islands, Travel Tips|2 Comments

This is a guest post from 30travelerThe Perhentian Islands of Malaysia are brochure perfect.Perhentian Besar, the more grown-up of the twin Perhentian islands, is ideal for romance. Curiously, it’s equally [...]

1 10, 2012

Experience Malaysian Borneo in just 7 days

By | October 1st, 2012|Borneo, Malaysia, Travel Tips|2 Comments

Straddling the equator and taking in three of Southeast Asia’s most fascinating countries, Borneo is one of the world’s great islands. In terms of sheer size it is only second [...]