Penang Archive

Suggested South East Asia Railway Adventure

Due to the amount of time we’ve spent wandering around south east Asia we’re occasionally asked for itinerary suggestions by people planning trips. Below is a favourite itinerary idea of ours. We’ve done all of the legs of this railway adventure at various points but have never done it all in one go. Even

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We Need A Home Base

Over the last year Tanya and I have travelled through Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Taiwan. Right now we’re back in Australia with our families enjoying the Australian summer and looking forward to a baking hot Christmas. We’re also in the process of planning for next year. Think About The Future While its been

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Malaysia To Japan – Trip Update 1

Oh my. The photo above was taken so long ago! It was a self portrait taken out front of the Perth International Airport in Western Australia. Back on the 1st November 2011. We have both changed a lot since then. This is what we have been up to over the last four fantastic and

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How To Get From Penang To Langkawi Easily

This is a detailed guide on traveling from Penang to Langkawi. It is based on our first hand experience and contains lots of helpful photos Getting from Pilau Pinang (Penang) to Pulau Langkawi in Malaysia is almost too easy to be true. All it takes is a little pre-organising at your guesthouse / hotel

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Visiting Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

Kek Lok Si Temple is located in Air Itam on the island of Penang in Malaysia. It is apparently the biggest Buddhist temple in South East Asia although to be fair its more like a huge interconnected set of temples. Kok Lek Si has a temple of 10000 Buddhas. Walking in there you can see

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Going to Pizza Hut In Georgetown, Penang (Malaysia)

  Four weeks without any dairy products can make you desire things that you normally do not desire aka Pizza Hut!  We did have faux dairy products in that time namely powdered creamer and condensed milk but they did not curb our need for milk, or cheese for that matter. We had seen a

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