I visited Malacca on my last day in Malaysia. I was set to head back early the next morning and Malacca was the last place I'd planned to go that I had not yet visited. Deciding to make a day of it, I set out early. When I arrived, I was immediately taken by the … Continue reading Malacca in an Afternoon
I'm not sure exactly what I was expecting when I first booked a ticket to Kuala Lumpur, but I know I was definitely not anticipating it to be so green. Driving from the airport to my hostel in Chinatown I couldn't help but notice that every spare inch of land was occupied by greenery. Kuala … Continue reading The Greener Side of Kuala Lumpur
The truth is I'd never even heard of Klang when I signed up for a tour my hostel was running. I just honed in on the key word food and added my name to the list. Next thing I knew, I, along with six others were in a kombi van, west-bound for a city I'd … Continue reading KL to Klang and the Blue Mosque
Located on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur are the ancient Batu Caves. I couldn't help but be taken aback as these limestone giants appear out of nowhere - in stark contrast to the city I'd just left behind. The cave system is enormous but it's the main one, along with its statue of Murugan (a … Continue reading Visiting the Batu Caves
Throughout my visits to France, there is one small town that really stands out. It's a charming old town with narrow streets situated on the edge an enormous, crystal clear lake dwarfed by mountains. With easy access to the Alps, good food and hiking, this town has a little bit of everything. I first heard … Continue reading Is this the most beautiful town in the French Alps?
The other day, I celebrated Birthday #24 with a little day trip to the Mornington Peninsula. Situated only an hour south-east of Melbourne, it boasts a distinct regional flavour: Upmarket beachside towns like Sorrento and Blairgowrie with white sandy beaches on the eastern side, and berry farms, apple orchards, cellar doors, and surf beaches throughout … Continue reading Day Trip from Melbourne to the Peninsula Hot Springs
In my previous posts about Byron Bay, which you can read here, here and here, I've spent more than a bit of time raving about how good the food is. So I've put together a guide of some of my favourite places to eat in Byron and the surrounding Northern Rivers region. This place is … Continue reading Where you should eat in Byron