Malaysia

7 Things to Bring to South-East Asia No One Tells You About

I haven't posted in a while. About the time of my last post I went a posting frenzy, writing about my travels through Penang - I even had a draft ...

Malaysia-bound Part 5: the messages behind retail advertising

One of the (many) things I've noticed since moving to KL is the pervasive advertising. It's everywhere - from street signs, on the highways, on ...

Malaysia-bound Part 4: Pudu Wet Markets

I woke up earlyish this morning to head to the Pudu markets. These are wet markets (markets that sell fresh meat and produce, cf dry markets that ...

Malaysia-bound Part 3: the role of expats as consumers

By end of the first month living in a new country, you’ve got your accommodation sorted, largely figured out the public transport system, and ...

Malaysia-bound Part 2: (Mal)english

Already its my second month in KL. Looking back at the first, I seem only to recall snapshots, and the rest is an nondescript blur. I never ...

Malaysia-bound Part 1: the food

This website isn't really a travel blog. That said it is a reflection of the interests and perspectives of both me and my brother. At this point in ...