Category: Travel

Finding and Eating the Old Malacca

Yesterday I took a day trip from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca. I first visited in 2005, and things have changed. What then seemed like a pleasant little historic town has been aggressively developed for the tourist market. The development is still on-going: see this upcoming monstrosity. There are a number of enormous hotels and waterfront […]

Batu Caves

When JMP and I lived in Kuala Lumpur about a decade ago, we were not very good at being local tourists. We spent most of our time getting out of KL on the weekends, and rarely spent time just looking around town. Today, to fight jetlag, I decided to rectify that a bit by visiting […]