Two hours from KL is the coastal city of Malacca – and a lovely day trip.  Our return bus tickets cost about 27 RM ($8 CAD) Malacca has changed many hands from Portuguese, to Dutch, then British, Japanese, and finally Malaysian.  The town has a distinctly European feel to it with Portuguese egg tarts.  We arrived just in time for a splendid lunch of a … Continue reading Malacca

Meandering through Malaysia

I just spent almost three weeks in Malaysia with a Singapore chaser, and it was a most grand adventure.  Our trip took us criss-crossing the nation – we visited beaches, highlands, port towns, and cities.  We ate mee goreng, nonya laksa, hummus, paneer masala and vegan sushi. We stayed some fantastic and cheap hostels and some expensive and aweful hotels.  We searched for a “decent” cup … Continue reading Meandering through Malaysia