Flight Review: AirAsia – Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur

Flight: AirAsia AK 135 From: Hong Kong (HKG) To: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) I flew with AirAsia from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur. I compared flights online with Skyscanner and AirAsia was by far the cheapest option. The scheduled flight time between Hong Kong and KL is 3 hours and 55 minutes, though the flying time […]

Hotel Review: Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Hotel Name: Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur Address: 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I stayed at the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur as a guest of the hotel, and this is a review of my stay there. The Shangri-La is a famous luxury hotel group that began in Singapore (which I also stayed at), and KL was […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Mai

Flight: AirAsia AK 856 From: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) To: Chiang Mai (CNX) I flew with AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur to Chiang Mai. This is the only direct flight between the two cities, though I always check flights with Skyscanner first to make sure there isn’t some ridiculous deal going on with connecting flight. It’s unlikely […]

Hotel Review: Homestyle Hotel, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Homestyle Hotel Address: 13 Jalan Rembia, Off Tengkat Tong Shin, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [Edit: Homestyle Hotel is now closed. This post is left as an archive, and search for more hotels in Kuala Lumpur here.] I stayed at the Homestyle Hotel in KL. I walked in off the street and paid […]

Guesthouse Review: Check Mate Guest House, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Check Mate Guest House Address: 8, Jalan Rembia Off Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [Edit: this place was terrible and it has since closed down. This review is left as an archive.] I stayed at the Check Mate Guest House in Kuala Lumpur. I booked online for the rate […]

Guesthouse Review: The Travel Hub Guesthouse, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: The Travel Hub Guesthouse Address: 1st Floor, 15 Jalan Balai Polis, Off Petaling Street, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I stayed at The Travel Hub Guesthouse in Kuala Lumpur. I booked online for the rate of $11.87 USD and selected it for its location in the Chinatown area of KL. The Travel Hub is […]

Guesthouse Review: Matahari Lodge, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Matahari Lodge Address: 58-1 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I stayed at the Matahari Lodge in KL’s Chinatown. I have stayed here before and recalled it being a reliable budget guesthouse in Kuala Lumpur. I booked online for the rate of $12.41 USD. The cheapo guesthouses in KL are the typical […]

Guesthouse Review: Birdnest Guest House 2, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Birdnest Guest House Address: 64 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I stayed at the Birdnest Guest House 2 in Kuala Lumpur. I arrived in KL without any accommodation booked (I had been on an island without internet) so I just turned up in the Chinatown area and walked around. There are lots […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok

Flight: Thai AirAsia FD 316 From: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) To: Bangkok (DMK) I flew with AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok, booking direct at airasia.com. AirAsia is usually the cheapest flight between these two cities, though I always check flights online with Skyscanner first, just to make sure there isn’t a crazy deal going on […]

Hotel Review: Mandarin Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Mandarin Pacific Hotel Address: 2-8 Jalan Sultan, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia I stayed at the Mandarin Pacific Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. I booked online and selected it for its location and price. I found a room available online for $22.59 USD which is a good deal considering a guesthouse room with a shared […]