Taman Negara to¬†Petronas Towers: From Flip¬†Flops to Fighting

We left Kuala¬†Tahan, the base village for Taman¬†Negara¬†we had been staying in,¬†on the first local bus of the day at 6.30am. We had actually been roped into¬†purchasing a return ticket from the untrustworthy travel company we used to get to Kuala¬†Tahan¬†from Kuala¬†Tembling,… but¬†after finding out the local bus was¬†one tenth¬†of the price we opted for¬†the … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur ‚Äď Couchsurfing the Capital

We had¬†a relaxing final day on the Perhentians¬†with little to write home about before setting sail for the mainland the next morning¬†to get the earliest bus to Kuala¬†Lumpur. We JUST made it in time for the morning bus to KL. The ‘highly intelligent’ boat companies had come to the inexplicable conclusion that the ONLY¬†boats leaving¬†in … Continue reading

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Korean Work Visa is a GO

Finally some good news about our visas! We’ve spent hours on¬†Skype¬†arguing with the same stubborn lady at the South Korean embassy in Malaysia trying to inform her that¬†we are in fact¬†allowed to get¬†work visa issued through Malaysia and not our home countries. She however,¬†refuses to believe it. Essentially, we had a man working for the … Continue reading

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Islam Country

My first experience with Islam. I’ve never been to an Islamic country & didn’t spend a moment’s thought thinking there would be much of a difference in Malaysia compared to the other places we have visited in South East Asia. I was wrong. For starters, I’ve never heard a prayer call, never photographed so many … Continue reading

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