Nestled on the island of Lombok’s western side, Cakranegara offers a quieter alternative to the bustling city of Mataram in Indonesia’s archipelago.Continue reading “Indonesia: Around Cakranegara, Lombok”
At 3,726-metres-high, Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok is the highest mountain in Indonesia, not including Irian Jaya. The trek to Mount Rijnani’s summit is not considered an easy walk-in-the-park.Continue reading “Trekking Mount Rinjani, Lombok”
The gorgeous island of Lombok in Indonesia’s archipelago is relatively untouched, compared to the maddening tourist haunt of neighbouring Bali.Continue reading “Loving Indonesia’s Lombok”
The gorgeous island of Lombok in Indonesia’s archipelago draws intrepid travellers to climb the still active volcano -Mount Rinjani – but the journey is long when you are two islands away in Java…Continue reading “Long Journey to Lombok, Indonesia”
Modern Malaysia is “always under construction” – an apt sentiment from a local and here’s why…Continue reading “Modern Malaysia”
Enticing Penang is a hype of activity and very different to the rest of Malaysia…Continue reading “Malaysia’s Enticing Penang”
After a relaxing stop at Jerantut sampling the local cuisine and some R&R, heading to Kota Bharu via Wakaf Bharu in Malaysia’s north-east, then south again via the coast to sleepy Cherating.
Escape the heavily worn tourist track in central Malaysia and indulge in an authentic experience with welcoming locals in Jerantut – you will love the laid-back pace of this town.Continue reading “Central Malaysia: Jerantut Stop-over”
What do mosquitoes, leeches, and salt have in common? Simple, experience all three on any of Taman Negara’s jungle treks in Malaysia.Continue reading “Malaysia’s Taman Negara: Mosquitoes, Leeches, and Salt”
Leaving intoxicating and bustling Kuala Lumpur to seek serenity in the beautiful Cameron Highlands – I hear this is a gorgeous part of central Malaysia…
Leaving beautiful Malacca behind and bound for the bright city lights of Kuala Lumpur in Southern Malaysia – haven’t visited this city since 1989!
Magical Malacca is one of Malaysia’s popular tourist destinations, but don’t let this stop you from exploring this unique and vibrant city…Continue reading “Magical Malacca, Malaysia”