Vietnam & Indonesia 2015, Layover in Kuala Lumpur

Our next destination after Vietnam was Yogyakarta, Indonesia but to get there we had to transit through Kuala Lumpur. In the end with the flights it just seemed easier to stay the evening in KL, so we flew into KL around lunch time from Hanoi and spent the evening in the KL Sentral area before …

World Travel 2013-2014, The Big Wrap Up

Overall what we did: 5 days in Malaysia wandering around Kuala Lumpur 3 days in Singapore 13 days in Thailand split between Phuket and Bangkok 12 days in Cambodia split between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh 49 days in Japan, mostly in Osaka with a week in Tokyo and day trips to Wakayama, Kobe, Koya-san …

World Travel 2013-2014, Malaysia Wrap Up

Overall what we did: 5 (and a bit) days spent in Kuala Lumpur from 14 November to 19 November 2013 Favourite part of Kuala Lumpur: How easy (and cheap) it was to get around KL – much easier than I expected and the trains and free buses (green and purple line around the city) were …

World Travel 2013-2014, Exploring Batu Caves

As we were checking out today (and I was getting much more worn out than Takeshi from all the walking everywhere!), today was going to hopefully be an even slower paced day than our ‘slow day’ we had planned for yesterday.. which didn’t really happen. The morning was spent at Sri Mahamariamman Temple, taking a …

World Travel 2013-2013, Kuala Lumpur Aquaria and KLCC

Our first full day in Kuala Lumpur was pretty jam packed. All up, we were wandering around the city for about 12 hours, and visited the Malaysia Tourism Centre (grabbed some brochures and enjoyed their air conditioning), Petronas Towers, Suria KLCC Shopping Mall (just got ourselves some lunch there), walked through KLCC Park on the …

World Travel 2013-2014, Arrival in Kuala Lumpur

The first day of travel was mostly lost in flight as we flew from Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur via Air Asia’s new service. The flight went reasonably smoothly, and we landed in KL 20 minutes ahead of schedule. Once we were able to find our accommodation (as it was reasonably late) we decided to wander …