Brunei

Brunei has always been one of those countries that you hear a lot of things. In preparation for my Malaysia-Singapore-trip, I had mostly read that Brunei is a boring place to visit. Most places are closed by ten pm and they do not serve alcohol. I was still curious, so I decided to visit and see for myself. Continue reading “Brunei”

Kuching: Cat City and its surroundings

One of the stops of my Malaysia trip was Kuching on Borneo island or as I like to call it – Cat City. Kuching is Malay for cat, you see, so it is literally Cat City. I stayed four days in Kuching and to be honest, I could have used another day or two. Continue reading “Kuching: Cat City and its surroundings”

Kuala Lumpur

After my adventures in the Cameron Highlands, I travelled to Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. I am a big-city-girl at heart, so naturally, I had the best time there. It also might have to do with meeting a friend there, who showed me around a bit. Okay, it was both. Kuala Lumpur is an amazing city. Continue reading “Kuala Lumpur”

Cameron Highlands: tea lover’s and hiker’s paradise

After my wonderful time in Ipoh, I went to the Cameron Highlands. This area is known for its tea plantation as well as strawberries and other produce. It is also a beloved hiking spot. Continue reading “Cameron Highlands: tea lover’s and hiker’s paradise”

Kuala Kangsar: the royal capital of Sultans

Kuala Kangsar is known as the royal capital of Sultans and has been that for 200 years. For me the vistit there, it was only for a couple of hours, had been quite disappointing.  Continue reading “Kuala Kangsar: the royal capital of Sultans”