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Travel Vaccinations in Kuala Lumpur

This is for anyone out there, like me, who is stressing about travel vaccinations. The crazy cost of them in Australia and wondering what it’s like to get them in Malaysia or Kuala Lumpur specifically. If that’s not you, don’t worry, you can go and read something else like our guide to Kuala Lumpur with …

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Where to Eat Out in Batu Ferringhi, Penang

There are many and varied places to eat out in Batu Ferringhi, from Mc Donalds to The Hard Rock Hotel and everything in between. You’ll also find numerous region specific speciality restaurants including Thai and Lebanese. It’s a lovely spot and well worth a stay. We spent 10 days in Batu Ferringhi on a fairly …

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Penang Huge Spiders. Photo of the Week.

I thought this photo of huge spiders came out pretty well, so I’m making it photo of the week. This was part of  Penang Butterfly Farm, it’s a nice little place, you can wander around among the glorious tropical butterflies, hold giant millipedes ( we had another drama there, Facebook page followers would know all about that …

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What We Don’t Like About Kuala Lumpur – Negatives

Kuala Lumpur isn’t perfect. We’ve had a great time, seen some cool and interesting things, enjoyed excellent cheap and free public transport, eaten some fantastic food and stayed in top-notch accommodation, but all cities have their drawbacks. Kuala Lumpur has some not-so-nice bits, too. This post is about the negatives of Kuala Lumpur that we …

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More Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur With Kids, The Colonial District

We’ve had no problem finding things to do in Kuala Lumpur with kids, almost three weeks here now, something new every day. If you scroll to the bottom of the page you’ll see my kids’ top 5 things, chosen by them. We’ve checked out China Town and its temples, seen the roller coaster in a …

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So What’s it Really Like,Travelling With Kids?

Scary, isn’t it? The idea of spending so much time alone with your kids in a strange country. Truth is, I love it, life is nicer, generally. OK, so we’ve only been on the road for two weeks, we’re new at this, but we haven’t been treating this time as a holiday, we’ve started as …

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South Indian Food in Malaysia. Heaven!

I love India and I love Indian food, South Indian in particular, it’s light, fresh and usually vegetarian. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia can be a food heaven if you enjoy Indian food. It’s pretty easy to find Indian food in most big cities in Malaysia. In this post we’ll look at traditional Indian food and places to …

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