At some point in your travels through SE Asia, you’ll end up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital. It’s a super cheap hub for air travel and a much-needed return to “city life” after months of traveling without a proper store to stock up on basic necessities such as toiletries, new clothes, modern (western) medicine, etc. Plus, there are some great sights to see!
[[Note: This was a personal email home]] Yes, I miss you guys. Just thought you should know. Everyone always asks if its hard traveling and being away from my family and friends, and in most cases I say no, but recently, it is.
This is backpacker paradise! After spending MONTHS in the insane heat, it was so nice to finally reach the Cameron Highlands, a mountain town with cool air (sweater weather) and beautiful hikes.
If you’re traveling to/from the GORGEOUS Perhentian Islands in Malaysia, then you are certain to stop at Kuala Besut, the port town leading you to this tropical paradise. M advice, get out fast!
Most people would say the Perhentian Islands are the *BEST* backpacker islands in Malaysia. Some might even suggest the best in SE Asia. And even a few may argue the best in the world. Do I agree? Absolutely not.
I finally made it back to Langkawi. I really can’t believe I visited a city, saw nothing, left, and then came back. If you didn’t have a chance to read about My Biggest Secret, check it out because it sets up the rest of the…
I started typing this post about Langkawi but got completely distracted by this secret I’ve been hiding for years…
So I finally made it to George Town Penang. The sun is shining and while I should be excited that the rain is gone, it is H-O-T. I just carried my bags 2km from the dock to the hostel and I am drenched in sweat. Typical.