Cameron Highlands Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Malaysia > Cameron Highlands Travel Guide The Cameron Highlands is a hill stations retreat in Peninsula Malaysia in the state of Pahang. If you’ve been travelling around sea-level Southeast Asia for some time then the climate of the highlands will come as a shock. The air is cooler up here, with a […]

A complete guide to train travel in Southeast Asia

Travel by train is a great way to experience the landscapes of Southeast Asia, and to meet the people who live here. Personally I think train travel the best way to travel in the region, and I always choose it if it’s a suitable option. With low cost airlines having revolutionised travel in Southeast Asia, […]

Where I’m At: Cape Town – May 2016

Greetings from Cape Town and a slightly later-than-usual edition of Where I’m At; my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. I tip my hat to the bloggers who can blog and travel at the same time. I’ve been on the road all month and have barely […]

Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth (Penang) with the ETS – the fastest train in Southeast Asia

In 2015 the electrification of the train line between Kuala Lumpur and Butterworth was completed. On this modernised track the ETS (Electric Train Service) reaches a speed of 160kmh. The ETS is the fastest intercity train in Southeast Asia, and is tied at equal first with two airport trains (Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur). The Bangkok […]

Hotel Review: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang

Hotel Name: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Address: Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang as a guest of the hotel. I had previously reviewed the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur which sets a high standard of luxury, but the Penang property is set in […]