Like its people, Malaysian food is an epitome of diversity.
Genting Highlands is a famous destination for locals who wish to escape the urban heat and relax in a higher altitude retreat. Nestled on top of Titiwangsa Mountains, this lavish resort boasts high-end hotels, casino, themed parks and a scenery to die for.
Commuting around Kuala Lumpur is so easy that even Justin Timberlake could swiftly sing and dance his way through.
The Baba House along Jeeren Street is surely not the cheapest in Malacca but if you want to relive the Peranakan lifestyle, this is probably where the closest you can get.
Tangerines. Fireworks. Dragon Dances. Red Lanterns. Incense. I enjoyed Malacca. And I cannot think of any better way to celebrate CNY than the Malaccan style.
Tracing the narrow stretch of the Malacca River with my sight in awe and walking along the cobbled streets of Jonker and Heeren, I travel back in time when tradesmen, sailors and townfolks breathe life in this Asian gateway and unknowingly created an important chapter of history as we know today.
What I love about Kuala Lumpur, other than its cultural diversity, is its skyline at night. I had the opportunity to see the two faces of the city: the bustling daytime when people rush to work to their towering offices and still the bustling night life when the lights of the same towering offices guide them back home.
My patience paid off as I was struck in awe by the beautifully lit towers, like sparkling diamonds, untarnished and proud in its perfection.
Here is a post-accounting of my travel expenses as inspired by justwandering.org and La Aventura Project. I feel proud of myself that I was able to note every detail of my expenses there. This practice made me realize that there are other unnecessary expenses I could shed off (tips for my next trip) without compromising fun and unique travel opportunities.
Let me share some of my strategies on how to pack a 7-kilo luggage for a ton of adventure without compromising cost and comfort.