Malaysia

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ON BEING MALL RATS AND IT’S ONLY GOODBYE FOR NOW

by Carmel June 27, 2014

The year is 1995. It’s only a few months before I turn 15 years old. My weekends primarily consist of having my dad drive me to meet up with my 3 girlfriends and spend close to an 8-hour day sitting around in Bellevue Square (“Belle Square” as we called it) or Southcenter mall. I rarely […]

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GOOD EATS AND MY CONTINUING DESCENT INTO CRAZY CAT LADY-DOM

by Carmel June 25, 2014

Georgetown, Malaysia, is one of those places that anyone who reads travel blogs has already read about a million times. Its popularity with travelers and bloggers has grown quickly, most likely due to its street art, good food, and UNESCO World Heritage status. After a quick couple weeks going from the south of the main […]

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WHY GO TO IPOH

by Carmel June 21, 2014

There was 2 weeks left of our visit to Malaysia. We had already planned to head up north to Penang Island and the city of Georgetown. With our recent island experience, we weren’t anxious to get back on another island quite yet – even if it is significantly larger than Pangkor Island. During our Gobi […]

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ANYTHING BUT A DAY AT THE BEACH

by Carmel June 14, 2014

You may have noticed from our last post that our enthusiasm for exploring Malaysia was lukewarm at best. We had 2.5 weeks left before our flight to Paris and we wanted to make the most of our short time in Malaysia. If only our attitudes were as ambitious as our travel plans. After Malacca, we […]

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WHAT DID WE MISS?

by Carmel June 11, 2014

We’re not very good tourists (travelers, wanderers, etc.). Honestly, I’m not making that statement to brag about how we don’t like to conform to the usual “rules” of travel – we don’t go “off the beaten path” or anything. We’re honestly not very good tourists. We tend to tire quickly, we try to go see […]

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