Johor Bahru and Desaru Beach

My visit in Johor Bahru and Desaru Beach was very different from my other stops during my Malaysia trip. I visited a friends there and she showed me around her city, her university and all that Desaru Beach has to offer. While Johor Bahru was not my favourite place in Malaysia, my friend actually made it so much more special. Continue reading “Johor Bahru and Desaru Beach”

Malacca: historical city

Malacca is the city to visit for people who like history. There are plenty of old churches and other buildings left from the Portuguese, Dutch and British settlers. You can also find a great deal of Malay and Chinese history as well. So truly the perfect place for history buffs. Continue reading “Malacca: historical city”

A quick stop in Miri

For me and many other travellers, Miri is the perfect stop-over city. Most people stay a night in Miri in order to get to Mulu National Park. I, however, stayed there before I visited Brunei. I even had a bit of time to explore Miri. Continue reading “A quick stop in Miri”

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”