Airport Guide: Kuala Lumpur Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT)

[EDIT: LCCT has now closed and KUL budget terminal now operates out of klia2. This post remains as a historical record of the old Low Cost Carrier Terminal.] Kuala Lumpur Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) is the budget airline terminal for Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). LCCT is on the other side of the runway […]

Hotel Review: Tune Hotels – Kuala Lumpur (the low-cost airline of budget hotels)

Hotel Name: Tune Hotel – Downtown Kuala Lumpur Address: 316 Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tune Hotels.com is a budget hotel chain from Malaysia. This hotel group is connected to AirAsia, so it has a similar pay for what you use pricing system like a low cost airline. It is similar […]

How to get from Johor Bahru airport to Singapore

Johor Bahru is the Malaysian city on the other side of the causeway from Singapore. It may look close on the map but getting from Johor Bahru Senai Airport to Singapore is time consuming. Singapore does not allow a direct bus service as the government view Senai Airport as competition to their own airport. Air […]

The five foot way of Georgetown, Penang

Georgetown in Malaysia is one of best preserved colonial cities in Southeast Asia. The streets of Georgetown are lined with shophouses from the 19th and early 20th century in varying states of conservation. [Georgetown Covered Walkway] Every shophouse has a five foot way (kaki-lima), which is a sheltered walkway in front of each shop front. […]

Penang Hill – Penang Malaysia

Penang Hill is one the most popular attractions on the island of Penang, Malaysia. The peak is reached by a funicular railway and it is a great place to escape the heat of the island. The Penang Hill Railway terminus is in Air Itam, which is easily reached by a local bus from George Town, […]

The Central Market of Kuala Lumpur

My favourite market in Kuala Lumpur is the Central Market, located between China Town and the Colonial District. While there are plenty of markets that are bigger, this market is a manageable size in a heritage building, which is worth visiting for the building alone. The side of the market is bordered by Jalan Hang […]

Flight Review: AirAsia X – Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur

Flight: AirAsiaX D7 2723 Date: 13 March 2009 From: Melbourne (MEL) To: Kuala Lumpur LCCT (KUL) AirAsia X – Long-haul low cost flying AirAsia X is the long haul brand of Malaysian low cost airline AirAsia. They fly from Kuala Lumpur to the Gold Coast, Perth and Melbourne. They also fly to London Stansted, making […]