A Weekend in the Highlands

Cameron Highlands is home to tea plantations, strawberries, and… well, that’s really about it. I ventured over from KL for a 2.5 day, 3 night trip and even that proved to be a bit on the longer side. Despite being slightly anticlimactic as a whole, I can’t deny the immense beauty of the tea plantaions hidden […]

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KL, a Simple Welcome Back

I’ve been to the lovely Kuala Lumpur International Airport over two dozen times more times than I want to admit. The city of Kuala Lumpur, on the other hand, I’ve not been to as often as I’d like, though my return here had me immediately feeling right at home.  After landing, I made my way […]

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Penang Perfection: 36 Hours in George Town, Malaysia

My grand love affair with Malaysia continues… For being teeny-tiny, Penang Island packs a punch. I could only stay for the weekend so I didn’t stray from the island’s hub of George Town, though next time I’ll be sure to mosey my way to the national park and Penang Hill. Even so, my 36 hours […]

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Street Art of Penang

I’ve yet to have a bad experience in Malaysia, and George Town is no exception. I came for the street art and was treated to far more than that- delicious Indian food, live music, kind locals, kind tourists, kind hostel staff (it’s just the kind of place where everyone is kind) and enough cute cafes to […]

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Kuala Lumpurfect

The most common reaction to hearing that I was staying in Kuala Lumpur (KL) for a week was usually a face that gave away an equal combination of disgust and confusion. This lovely look was almost always shortly followed by the words, but why?  Well, you see, I caught a stomach infection while in Indonesia […]

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