Visiting the Batu Caves

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

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Day Trip from Melbourne to the Peninsula Hot Springs

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