Before my trip, my knowledge of Ireland and the Irish was restricted to cheerful rugby fans swilling plastic cups of … Continue reading Ireland (Part 2)
First, a big thank you to the men and women of Great Britain for Brexit. You made my trip to … Continue reading Britain and Ireland – Good and Cheap (Part 1)
“We will get to see the turtles laying eggs tonight,” the guide said. “Really?” we asked in disbelief, thinking that … Continue reading Turtles Up Close and Personal
Taking advantage of the Chinese New Year holiday break, we set off east on a road trip to Kuala Terengganu, an area known as the conservative Malay heartland.
Penang used to be known as the Pearl of the Orient. Then it got dirty, messy and run down. But ever since it was granted UNESCO world heritage site, it has regained its lustre and become a favourite destination for local and foreign visitors.
If you are into beaches, shopping, eating and nature tropical style then Malaysia is the place for you. It is very affordable too. But for history and architectural enthusiasts, Malaysia is fine but not top on the list. Here’s my top 5 of places to visit in Malaysia. Continue reading “Malaysia’s Top 5”
Somehow, Morocco has always seemed like an exotic and faraway place. It has more UNESCO world heritage sites than a country deserves to have. Besides amazing medieval cities, deserts, Islamic art and architecture, the food itself is reason enough to visit Morocco.