Blog posts from Malaysia
Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, day 2

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, day 2

The skies were overcast and threatening rain but that didn't stop us from visiting the Perdana botanical gardens before we needed to switch hotels on our last day in KL. It was the only time on our...

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, day 1

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, day 1

Our flight from Penang to KL was pretty uneventful... we had business class seats for the short flight which included larger seats and a chicken satay snack that wasn't very good. Since it was a...

Malaysia: Georgetown

Malaysia: Georgetown

Georgetown Sights The street art in Georgetown was a big highlight for us, but there were plenty of other interesting sights. Lanterns and incense were in full effect, even in the heart of Little...

Malaysia: Georgetown street art

Malaysia: Georgetown street art

Georgetown has a lot of well documented and popular street art, so we spent a solid hour or two per day (before the temperature became oppressive) exploring the streets and enjoying the sites. All...

Malaysia: Chinese New Year

Malaysia: Chinese New Year

We knew that going to Malaysia during Chinese New Year could be disruptive in terms of restaurant closings and such, but we were hoping that a brightly lit Kek Lok Si Temple, thousands of Chinese...

Malaysia: Batu Ferrenghi

Malaysia: Batu Ferrenghi

Where We Ate After arriving from the airport and getting checked in, we wandered around a bit, then ducked into Siggi's Beach Bar (at the Shangri-La) when it started raining. I had a glass of rose...

Malaysia: trip overview and where we stayed

Malaysia: trip overview and where we stayed

In early 2016 we started planning an Asian business class trip to take advantage of the points required before the forthcoming American Airlines miles devaluation. During planning we settled on...

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2024 Trips

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Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Long Island, NY (July)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
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Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)
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Florida (Feb)
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Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
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