I have a theory and although it's not grounded in hard science, it has thus far served me well. My theory is this: no matter where you are in the world, staying in Chinatown is always a good idea. My experience is that when you are in Chinatown you will be surrounded by good places … Continue reading Photographing Singapore’s Chinatown
Before I went, plenty of friends offered me their advice on Kuala Lumpur. One friend told me it was simply not worth going to and that I should focus on other cities in Malaysia. Another, perhaps more diplomatically, told me that I should be prepared to spend my time shopping as there's not much else … Continue reading Why you should visit Kuala Lumpur (despite what you may have heard)
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
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?
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