Budget hotels in KL, our cautionary tale!

Booking a hotel in a new city can have its challenges; you don't know the area, you're not entirely sure of how much things should cost, and you generally are just a little unsure of the what to expect. It's fairly straightforward to overcome these challenges with the easy access to online booking sights, reviews … Continue reading Budget hotels in KL, our cautionary tale!

The Cameron Highlands

Standing at around 1524m above sea level with a constantly cool climate the Cameron Highlands are one of Malaysia's most stunning locations. It's a region filled with tea plantations, strawberry, honey, and butterfly farms set high above dense jungle. Getting there is easy but takes some time, a bus from Penang costs around 43rm or … Continue reading The Cameron Highlands

Thosai, our new favourite breakfast!

After being in Malaysia for a few days we noticed the great amount of Indian food that there was! This pas particularly noticeable in Penang with its little India and in Thani Rata with a street filled with Indian food sellers - it was great! This led us to discover our new favourite breakfast snack … Continue reading Thosai, our new favourite breakfast!

Coffee Shops – Penang’s communal dining rooms!

The coffee shops of Penang are legendary. They serve as great communal eating spaces, where many people can come together to share the amazing food on offer. At first the format of service at the coffee shops of the city can be a little confusing, but you quickly get used to it. You start by … Continue reading Coffee Shops – Penang’s communal dining rooms!

5 must eats in Penang!

Known as Malaysia's capital of food Penang is a must go to foodie destination! Here are some of our favourite dishes! Cendol This traditional Malaysian desert is made out of red beans, pea flower strands and shaved ice, tossed in palm sugar syrup and sprinkled with more sugar. It is very sweet and after getting … Continue reading 5 must eats in Penang!