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Expect the unexpected

We hopped on a plane to Sarawak, the Malaysian state that sits on the north western coast of the island of Borneo. An effortless flight on the best budget airline I’ve come across, Air Asia, the 1hr 45min flight cost a mere £30, a real bargain and miles better than Ryanair. They are also the [...]

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A week in KL…

We moved on to a hotel in Chinatown, a busy bustling area packed with outdoor cafés and a street market selling the full gambit of fake designer goods. Our hotel, the Swiss Inn, was right in the middle of it all. The heady aroma of the street food blended with pungent smell emanating from the [...]

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Malaysia, truly Asia

That’s the tourist department tagline designed to pull in the tourist dollar. We’ve been here about a week now and it does seem an apt summary of this country. Although I’m not sure anywhere in Asia would not be truly Asia. Unless there are a few imposter states lurking around in corners, Brunei or East [...]

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Rewind: A few short clips

We recently gained access to some faster internet and so was able to upload a few video clips shot previously. They’re not great but I post them here for posterity. Here’s a clip of CM at the treetop adventure park in Bali, she loved it: This one is me heroically tackling a zip wire at [...]

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Our Indonesian journey concludes

Our final destination in Indonesia was Jogyakarta, a fairly small town that’s a tourist stop off point. It has a long street market with a thousand stalls selling fake everything, nice batik clothes, and bric-a-brac that no doubt heads straight for the charity shop bin bag once it reaches Europe. It has legions of becaks, [...]

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