I love India and I love Indian food, South Indian in particular, it's light, fresh and usually vegetarian. I'm in food heaven here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, finding foods that I haven't tasted in the last 12 years, since our last round the world trip.The street right next to ours, here at Back Home Hostel, is famous for all things South Indian, food in particular. You can … [Read more...]
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a city of contrasts, I think that's why it is so enjoyable. It's an easy city to visit, travellers can get their fill of traditional Asian life with markets, temples and street food, then swap to the comfortable familiarity of the 21st century, just by going to the next street. There are a million things to do in Kuala Lumpur with kids from toddlers … [Read more...]
Yesterday we checked out modern Kuala Lumpur, today we stepped back in time. Chinatown is on our doorstep here at the fabulous Back Home Kuala Lumpur just a short walk up the road, which is good. The heat, the traffic, the uneven pavements and the exhaust fumes don't make walking much fun for the kids.Our walk today was well worth it , we came across some of my favourite … [Read more...]
Boy it's hot in Kuala Lumpur! But somehow it's quite a pleasant hot, the sun isn't beating down on us as it does in a Queensland summer, the sky is mostly overcast here and it's very easy to get around the city using shady covered walkways. But it's still hot, humid hot, I guess around 34 C. It doesn't feel like our Port Douglas summers at all, it's different, I'm finding it … [Read more...]
It's been a very long two days, but we're here, safe, comfortable and looking forward to a good night's sleep. I've Learnt a Few Things.The rate at the Travelex counter at Gold Coast airport is negotiable. I wasn't impressed with the offered rate so she gave me a better one. Which was OK. You have to buy everything, even water and blankets on Air Asia. It was … [Read more...]
Air Asia had a fantastic flight sale on, we are going to Malaysia from The Gold Coast for just under $800 for all 4 of us. The flight sale was about to end, so we clicked the "buy" button. At that price we really couldn't turn it down. We leave to travel the world in just over four months, earlier than planned, but still plenty of time to finish organising everything at this … [Read more...]