We travelled to Malaysia and Singapore back in July and after finally figuring out how to use iMovie (I know!), I've put together a little video of our time there. For a closer look at what we got up to, check out my previous posts on Malaysia and Singapore. 6… Read more of "Our journey through Malaysia and Singapore (video edition)"
Pulau Tikus is an area of Penang that we weren't aware of the first time we visited George Town. Tucked behind Gurney Drive, it's traditionally where Thai and Burmese migrants settled and is now an upmarket suburb of George Town. A good starting point to explore this area is to… Read more of "Pulau Tikus, Penang"
After a few days of downtime in Darwin, we rushed off to meet Colin's family in Penang for our next adventure. We spent the first few days exploring George Town, happy to find that it was just as good as we remembered and that everyone else loved it too. Check… Read more of "Penang State National Park"
It took us 6 weeks but we finally did it – on our last day in Malaysia we tried durian! Durian is big all over in Malaysia, but in Melaka it's everywhere. Piled up in fruit stalls, durian pastry shops, durian cendol, durian ice cream, durian shakes, you get the idea.… Read more of "The king of fruits"
Melaka is another popular foodie destination in Malaysia. The UNESCO world heritage area is full of restaurants, cafes and street food stalls and we tried to sample as many of the local dishes as we could (as always!). Satay celup Satay celup is all the rage in Melaka (we queued… Read more of "Melaka: must eats"
Melaka was our last stop in Malaysia. The old town is another UNESCO world heritage site, with pristine Chinese shophouses, red Dutch colonial buildings and crumbling Portuguese ruins and a river running through the middle. At odds with the beautifully restored buildings are the decorated trishaws around every corner, covered… Read more of "Melaka"