Shangri-La KL

A Review: Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Staying in the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, a hotel not more than 10 minutes drive from my apartment was unusual purely because of how close to home it was. However, needs must and I was more than happy ...
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 ...
Awful Hostel Stays

5 Memorably Awful Hostel Stays

As I graduate increasingly further these days into the realm of staying in hotels over hostels and becoming marginally less of a penny-pincher (though still a cheapskate, by all accounts), living in ...
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...
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 entirely to plan ...
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&rsq...
Travel told through Instagram

The Last Month (Via Instagram)

The posts have dropped off again lately, and I for one am blaming too much travelling, too much working and time seemingly vanishing all of its own accord. I'm in the middle of writing up a post on o...
Shangri-La Pool

Everything Finish & Penang

Since writing last, things haven’t quietened down in the least; we’ve been to visit nearly all of our old contacts, been doing some work for Anna’s ex-employer (I, in particular, ha...
Sleepless Skies to Malaysia

Sleepless Skies to Malaysia

After well over two and a half years since living here properly, we're both landed (for now, anyway) back in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia‘s sunny and overheated capital. Since we both lived here last...