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Paradise found, briefly.

There’s a boat service from the harbour in Penang that runs out to Langkawi Island. Langkawi is just south of the border with Thailand and is Malaysia’s version of  sun-kissed tropical party islands such as Kho Samui, not far away in Thailand. The Thai islands are about lazing on the beach by day, and partying [...]

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Penang – The place that has it all.

On the way out of Singapore we were slightly done by the taxi driver. They are something of an occupational hazard as a traveller and we try to avoid using taxis if at all possible. It was a tried and tested trick, the meter was on target and the fare looked right, then as we [...]

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From Orang-utans to Custard Creams

We did a few trips out from Kuching on a scooter we rented for £6 per day. Below is a pic of us after a full day’s riding. The traffic here is way way better than Indonesia; less vehicles on the road and people drive quite sedately. Compared to Bali riding here is a breeze. [...]

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