A detailed guide to help you uncover Penang’s secret street art spots outside of the main George Town heritage area.
A review of the Pacific Express Hotel Central Market located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur
All the food we ate in Penang, from traditional favourites like Char Koay Teow to fancy high tea at the Eastern and Oriental hotel.
A detailed guide to street art in downtown George Town, Penang, including artworks by Ernest Zacharevic, 101 Lost Kittens, Marking George Town and others.
A review of my short stay at Mango Tree Place, a lovely little guesthouse on the edge of Penang’s George Town.
Checking out the Google Nexus 7 tablet and the portable wi-fi device Wi-Ho on the go – how good are these devices for travel?
A brief recap on my little Penang weekend trip, from food highlights to thoughts on multiculturalism, hunting for street art to preserving history.
It’s been a long wait for the first trip of 2014 – a relaxing weekend in Penang!
This quick jaunt up to Dayang Malaysia recently was mostly for the purpose of completing my PADI Rescue course and getting certified as a Rescue Diver (success!) – I invited my usual dive buddy P tagged along as well to test out her newly bought gear and we headed up with Scubaddiction, the same group I dived with in Malapascua. Pulau Dayang along with Aur and Tioman are popular choices of dive destinations for Singaporean. Mostly because location-wise they are easily accessible by bus/boat, relatively cheap and have decent waters and diving compared to that of Singapore’s murks. Getting …
An overall note to say that these dive logs are gonna be pretty brief because I didn’t take that many pictures. Partly because we had open water divers on our course and visited the ‘boring sites’, another reason was that I was on my Rescue course and also because quite frankly, there wasn’t that much to take (more on that in a separate post!) I am officially a spoiled diver – spoiled by the wonders of Manado where there is literally something to take every metre that you swim, spoiled by visiting places like Malapascua and Sipadan. To be fair, …
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