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...
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 pos...
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 her...