How to Get from Cukai to Dungun?

If you’re trying to explore peninsular Malaysia’s spectacular east coast isles without spending a fortune, you might have to get used to connecting in small cities throughout your journey to catch local buses. I recently had to get from Cukai to Dungun (both coastal cites) in order to catch a speedboat to Tenggol Island [...]

By | 2017-09-25T14:06:09+00:00 May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

How Taiping Pleasantly Surprised Me

It is often referred to as “Rain Town” as it receives a lot of rain throughout the year, due to the fact that it rests on a coastal plain along the foothills of the Bintang Range. It is never comes as a surprise when it rains in Taiping. But quite miraculously, I did not [...]

By | 2017-09-25T15:08:54+00:00 September 8th, 2015|2 Comments

An Unexpected Visit to Zoo Johor (Johor Zoo)

Every once in a while as a tourist you will stumble upon something completely unexpected. This of course can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on the situation. During my recent visit to Johor Bahru in southern Malaysia, I made an unforeseen visit to Zoo Johor (Johor Zoo) and it only [...]

By | 2017-09-26T08:07:04+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Enjoy the Balmy Breeze at Cherating Beach, Malaysia

Most tourists that visit peninsular Malaysia have never heard of Cherating Beach. Sites such as the Petronas Towers and the idyllic isles like Langkawi and Redang get much of the hype and consequently the majority of international visitors. Places like the Towers can absorb large numbers of tourists because of developed architecture, but what [...]

By | 2017-09-27T22:37:01+00:00 May 3rd, 2014|2 Comments