Category Archives: Malaysia

XXXIX – My Malaysia summary factsheet: what I loved and hated the most!

It was the first time that I had a clear view on what I loved and hated the most about a foreign country. I knew exactly what I had appreciated and what I was positively surprised by, but also what I disliked, despised, hated! In … Continue reading

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XXXVIII – Visited one, two, three times Kuala Lumpur’s famous Petronas Twin Towers!!

The CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario.                                                                                               The Empire State building in NY, USA.                                                                                        The Tapei 101 in Taipei, Taiwan.                                                                                                    The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.                                                                         The Tokyo Sky Tree in Tokyo, Japan.                                                                                            The Sears Towers in Chicago, USA. AND The … Continue reading

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XXXVII – Craziness and weirdness in Melaka (also spelled Malacca), a.k.a MAD town!! PART 2

So you might wonder why I am saying that Melaka is actually a synonym for Madness!?! Well, there was the story of the coconut master, the beat-up, the stolen purse, the thief that became the victim, …. Before I even start telling … Continue reading

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XXXVI – Craziness and weirdness in Melaka (also spelled Malacca), a.k.a MAD town!! PART 1

I don’t even know where to begin to explain all the weirdness and craziness that happened in Melaka. Not a single day passed by without some insane, weirdo stuff happening! I should have known better… How can you expect people to act/be normal … Continue reading

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XXXV – Where on earth can you find the best honey, strawberries and tea plantations? The answer: in rainy Cameron Highlands, of course!

Cameron Highlands (a small district in the state of Pahang) is a famous hill resort with its 4 small towns. I stayed in the small, charming town called Tanah Rata. Once there, you quickly understand all what Cameron Highlands has to offer: beautiful treks in the mountains, cooler … Continue reading

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XXXIV – Spotting architectural wonders all around George Town city.

Named after Britain’s King George III, George Town is the capital and largest city of the Malaysian island, called Penang island. This city was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status because it has an impressive collection of historical buildings representing the diverse cultures, ethnicities … Continue reading

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XXXIII – Saved by a buddhist while crossing the Thai-Malay border!

Looking back at these 2 days spent at the Thai-Malay border, I realize now how lucky I was (and still am)! Lucky because somehow I always find my way back. Lucky because problems seem to vanish (especially after good comforting food). But mostly lucky because I … Continue reading

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