Bangkok Airport

It’s a Long Way to Germany

For our long-awaited and booked last-minute trip to Germany, we were left, highly unusually, with little to no option but Lufthansa. Myself & Lufty have had something of a chequered past, as I ha...
Hotel Happy 92

A Review: Happy 92 Hotel

First, let me apologise for frightening one and all with that bedhead. I too was in shock at first…   Following on from my detailed experience at the Hotel Malaysia in Penang back in July, what ...
Ireland!

9 Months from Home – Again!

I’m not normally given to sad reflections or musings on a life I’ve deliberately chosen – to live away from home, see the world, and hopefully someday stop somewhere, with far more experience and edu...
Georgetown, Penang

A Review: Hotel Malaysia – Penang

It’s been a while since I posted a hotel review on this blog instead of over on my Tripadvisor account. Simply put, I prefer to keep this site only for longer, more lengthy ramblings – whereas Tripad...
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Reuniting with Singapore

We took a trip down south to Singapore last weekend, born largely out of necessity on both our parts, but reasoning that a weekend change from Kuala Lumpur would do us the world of good. Singapore is...
Port Dickson

Hello, Port Dickson

Port Dickson seems to evoke mixed feelings among folks I’ve talked with – some had said it was great, well worth a visit; others saying it was average and not much more. Either way, I was interested ...
Patong Beach

Phuket, Why Not?

Thailand does tourism really well – in our experience to date – and in many cases better than more-developed neighbours like Singapore, which seems to be largely out to bleed you dry with attractions...
Happy New Year!

New Year on the Streets!

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe we’re already into 2014, having spent (in 2 days’ time) a solid two months already out here in Malaysia. Needless to say our New Year did not go...
Banks of Melaka River

Liking Melaka

Despite having been to Malaysia roughly once a year, every year since 2009, neither of us have ever (regrettably) spent much time outside of the capital, Kuala Lumpur, and it’s something we’ve both b...