Kuala Lumpur and Penang

Eastern and Oriental Penang

Malaysia really surprised me. I’ve always had a pretty foggy idea of what it would be like that involved orangutans and satay skewers but Malaysia – or at least Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Penang – are completely different to what I thought they would be. KL is completely modern. Unlike many Asian cities, it doesn’t […]

Myths, Legends and Langkawi


Myths, Legends and Langkawi By Georgia Keighery There’s a long running urban myth about a group of professional, partner-having, gym-going, hobby-pursuing, commitment-laden women friends. In this legend these lady friends finally come good on years of talking about going on a trip together. They clear their calendars for a week and meet on a little […]