Transiting through the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur we spent two nights outside of the city at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Aloft Hotel is located in a transportation and business hub area known as Kuala Lumpur Sentral. It’s 57km from the airport and under 10km to the city centre – ‘golden triangle’. The …Read more »
Following a few highly spirited nights in Koh Samui we boarded a Firefly propeller plane bound for an island destination in the bordering country of Malaysia. The flight to Penang was a comfortable and uneventful 2 hour and 30 minute trip. Just enough time for me to snack and read the inflight magazine before the plane commenced its descent.
New to Penang
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The Malaysian state of Penang certainly has changed since my last visit in 2005. Downtown Georgetown has been transformed into an outdoor art gallery of wall murals and wrought iron caricatures. The artwork brings about some colour and lighthearted humor to the back streets of the UNESCO World Heritage listed town.
Overnighting at The …Read more »
Walking around the streets of the UNESCO World Heritage listed George Town we sighted a number of cat murals and artwork objects. The artistic installations are part of the Lost Kittens Project 101 by a group of talented and passionate artists. The project creates awareness for neglected animals and was part of a …Read more »
Malaysia is special place to me, having worked for a company with offices in Kuala Lumpur I have made some great friends over the years and along with that many wonderful memories. Apart from the obvious reasons of seeing my friends, overall Kuala Lumpur makes a great stop over city from Australia to Asia or …Read more »