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How I was converted to cruises

How I was converted to cruises

How I  was converted to cruises I swore I would never go on a cruise. My wife finally convinced me to go on one. I wish I had started earlier. This is how I was converted to cruises. My 1st…

Why come to Vietnam?

After being in Vietnam for three weeks I thought I would pen a few words to paper about our experiences. It has been a lot easier than we expected. Booking train tickets, nice hotels with hot running water and friendly…

Swimming with the Manatee and lots more

Swimming with the Manatee and lots more

Swimming with the Manatee and lots more The final leg of our adventures in the USA was busy. We visited Florida, did a cruise in the Caribbean and travelled through the panhandle via Texas to California. After leaving Virginia we…

Hanoi motorcyle ballet

We have been in Hanoi a week. It has been a fun week exploring the city and relaxing in a lovely hotel. What most impresses me is what I call the motorcycle and scooter ballet. Hours of entertainment can be…

Two weeks in Thailand for US$90 a day

Two weeks in Thailand for US$90 a day

Two weeks in Thailand for 90 dollars a day Our time in Malaysia was quickly over and so our next stop was Phuket in Thailand. Leaving Malaysia We took a short flight from Penang to Phuket. Customs was simple and…

Missing Malaysia

Missing Malaysia

Missing Malaysia We are now in Thailand at Phuket, Kata Beach. It is a bit of a contrast from our time in Malaysia. We are missing Malaysia especially the food. We are staying at a lovely new hotel close to…

Exploring the Cameron Highlands and Penang

Exploring the Cameron Highlands and Penang

Exploring the Cameron Highlands and Penang Our last week in Malaysia was spent exploring the Cameron Highlands and Penang. I enjoyed the cooler climes of the Cameron Highlands and the delightfully spicy food in Georgetown, Penang. Travelling to the Highlands…

KL food tour and a visit to Ipoh

KL food tour and a visit to Ipoh

KL food tour and a visit to Ipoh After a pleseant few days in Malacca we returned to Kuala Lumpur for a further four days at the Invito Hotel. The highlight of our four days was a food culinary tour…

What a week cost in Kuala Lumpur and Malacca

What a week cost in Kuala Lumpur and Malacca Our second week in Malaysia was spent in Kuala Lumpur and Malacca. We stayed at the lovely Invito Hotel in KL and The Settlement Hotel in Malacca. I had heard that…