Forget crowded, backpacker overrun Thailand, Malaysia has the tropical climate, cheap prices, and food that scream "holiday getaway". Penang in particular is one of the more touristy parts of Malaysia. Here are some of the things you can do if you were to take a trip to Penang.
My 2011 has been quite the adventure with several overseas trips and a couple of big ones here in Australia. In this post, I lay out what has happened in my 2011 travel life. Have a read, and then share yours!
Earlier this year, I was a Malaysia Kitchen Blogger Ambassador. This is my round-up of posts from the experience, plus a little bit extra here and there. If you have no idea what Malaysian food is like, do click on!
Malaysian food is quickly becoming one of the hottest types of food around the Sydney area particularly because of its unique mix of spices and colors. It is food that you can eat with your eyes just as much with your mouth.
I was chosen as a Malaysia Kitchen Blogger Ambassador here in Sydney… Read more
If you travel Malaysia, you can expect cheap, and cheap is what we love as backpackers! One of my favorite parts of my trip was converting the price tag to a dollar equivalent and relishing the ability to get so much for so little.
But, you can do Malaysia in two… Read more
Ever wonder what a 120 year old bottle of rum tastes like? Don’t we all?
Yesterday I was brought face-to-face, or better yet glass to lip, with probably the most expensive swig of rum I will ever have in my life. Or maybe I’m underselling my future a bit. Perhaps I’ll have more… Read more
Living in Malaysia is overall quite cheap, and I’ve talked about this point a bit so far. There are $4 movies, $2 dinners, $1 popcorns at the movies… they’re all cheap and fun, unless you like to end that fun with beer (or any alcohol for that matter).
When it comes to drinking… Read more
For my boyfriend and his family, a trip to Malaysia entails three things: visiting relatives, eating and shopping. This generally isn’t my normal idea of a holiday because I don’t have relatives abroad and I don’t have the money to spend on shopping (or at least I don’t allocate the… Read more
We arrived back in Sydney after an overnight flight from Kuala Lumpur, which of course we got little to no sleep on. So, for the rest of the day we all walked around in a zombie state just waiting for night to roll around so we could try to get back on a normal… Read more
I’ve stated before that I’m not really big on Malaysian food as a whole because, well, they like to put seafood or prawn flavor in just about anything, even my chicken soup. I find it really difficult to explain to seafood likers that this is a big issue for me, and for Pat,… Read more
Day 139: Choosing my level of gula melaka sweetness
The best cendol I had during my entire trip in Malaysia was at a food court restaurant where I was given the gula melaka in a separate container to simply choose my desired level of cendol sweetness. There was no stopping halfway because I simply couldn’t stomach anymore sweet sugar flavor.… Read more
It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, sometimes a good cup in the morning of fresh, rich coffee is all you want. It adds pep to your step, increases energy and helps to open eyes to the world around you. Or, at least it does this all to me.
Coffee is … Read more