How to get from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by train

Getting the train from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur used to be a straight-forward affair. The train would leave from Tanjong Pagar railway station (near downtown Singapore), clear immigration for both countries at Woodlands, and then continue on the same train to Kuala Lumpur. I did this journey in 2009 and it was a great way […]

Hotel Review: Pacific Express Hotel Central Market, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Pacific Express Hotel Central Market Address: Jalan Hang Kasturi, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I stayed at the Pacific Express Hotel Central Market in Kuala Lumpur. I booked it for its location in the Central Market/Old Town area of KL, which is one of my recommended areas to stay in Kuala Lumpur. The online […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Chinatown Inn, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Hotel Chinatown Inn Address: 52-54 Jalan Petaling, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I stayed at the Hotel Chinatown Inn in Kuala Lumpur. I booked it for its price and location in the Chinatown area of KL. This is one of my preferred locations to stay in Kuala Lumpur. The rate was MYR 46.36 MYR […]

Hotel Review: My Hotel @ Sentral, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Hotel Name: My Hotel @ Sentral Address: No 1 Jalan Tun Sambanthan 4, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I stayed at the My Hotel @ Sentral in Kuala Lumpur. I booked it online for its price and location near KL Sentral station. The rate was $17 USD per night, plus the 10 MYR ($2.40 USD) per […]

Flight Review: AirAsiaX – Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne

Flight: AirAsia X D7 212 From: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) To: Melbourne (MEL) I flew with AirAsia X from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne. When I’m flying back to Melbourne from Southeast Asia I usually compare flights on Skyscanner from different starting points. I was flying from Saigon initially but I also looked at other hub cities, […]

Hotel Review: Joy Inn Hotel, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Joy Inn Hotel Address: No.22-1, Jalan Thambipillay, Brickfields, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I stayed at the Joy Inn Hotel in KL. I booked it for it’s location at KL Sentral, which is the main train station of Kuala Lumpur. As is often the case when I’m in KL I was just passing […]

Where I’m At: April, 2018 – Kuala Lumpur edition

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Kuala Lumpur! When I’m in KL it usually means I’m on the way to somewhere else. In this case, back to Australia. Here’s where I’ve been for the last month. Where I’ve Been Saigon […]

Cool cafes in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a major hub for travel in Southeast Asia and is a great city to make a stop-over. While I’ve always enjoyed coming here for the food and to go shopping at familiar stores, the cafe scene has consisted mostly of the big chains (Starbucks, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf et al). The […]

Visiting the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur

Even though I’ve visited Kuala Lumpur over 20 times in the last ten years, I had never been up the Petronas Twin Towers. My frequent visits fell into a familiar pattern of visit favourites restaurants and finding cafes to work from. When my dad was visiting KL I took this as a good excuse to […]

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the biggest city in Malaysia and a major air hub in Southeast Asia. If you are travelling in the region the chances are you are going to passing through here at some point. While it’s nowhere near as big as Bangkok, it’s a spread-out city that can be hard to navigate. The […]