As I mentioned in my last post, a last-minute decision to hit Port Dickson, a small coastal town about an hour from Kuala Lumpur, meant that my preferred choice of residence, the Thistle, was no longer within any kind of
Kicking off my run of long weekends at various colleagues’ weddings (see also Kuching & Kota Kinabalu), was a trip up to Penang for the first of the many events! Even though the wedding itself was back over on the
For my colleagues’ wedding, I recently found myself needing to visit and stay a few nights in Kuching, Malaysia; a location which seemed to suffer a relative dearth of upmarket hotels beyond a Hilton (I’ve no idea why, but I
While I had no doubt that the sights and sounds of Kuching would be truly exquisite, I decided to round off my long weekend attending a wedding in Sarawak, Malaysia by departing for the last two nights to Sabah instead
Over the years, as an expat living in a foreign country, I believe I’ve done a pretty solid job of keeping abreast of all upcoming public holidays – and planning breaks around the sweeping majority. I was even convinced –
I’ve been fervently keeping my AirAsia trips to once a year, and this was my annual exception – a roughly 2.5 hour flight over and back to Surabaya, Indonesia. The reasons are almost list-like; document check for ‘foreigners’ and AirAsia’s
Owing to the fantastic coma-like sleep (likely alcohol induced) I had in British Airways’ ageing Club World business class cabin last year to Dublin, I elected to repeat the cycle again this year for my yearly crusade back to Dublin.