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26Aug

You might have heard of the mythical king of fruits – durian. This huge, spiky, South East Asian fruit is famous for its pungent smell, that is best described as a mix of sweet onion and trash container. It is regarded a delicacy in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore and has a lot of fans among […]Continue Reading

13Aug

Malaysian street art is a phenomena: nowhere in Asia we had seen so many paintings on the walls of old buildings. In cities like George Town, Malacca and Ipoh, amazing pieces are placed in the least expected places. Well painted pictures of locals are blending very well with a bit run down surroundings. Enjoy!  Continue Reading

05Aug

The most popular Hindu temple outside of India is situated just 13 kilometres North of Kuala Lumpur. Batu Caves, a shrine built into a limestone cave is dedicated to the god of war – Kartikeya. The gigantic statue of Lord Murugan (other name of the god) guards the shrine and overlooks the panorama of the […]Continue Reading

28Jul

We left George Town with a plan to visit Cameron Highlands, a place famous for it’s altitude, jungle walks and tea plantations. Lying above 1800 meters the place is the only part of the Malay Peninsula, that guarantees a relief from the humid, tropical heat. A day after we said good bye to Penang, Mat […]Continue Reading

12Jul

George Town – is an old, colonial town and a UNESCO heritage site. From time to time it is interesting to visit a touristy place. And George Town, despite the crowds, can be an unbelievably charming destination! What makes it special, is its old, traditional architecture. Since most of the buildings await their restoration, one […]Continue Reading