What do you think? Does Malaysia sound dangerous?
Malaysia is a great place to practice Chinese because there are so many people to practice with! As a tri-cultural country, Malaysia encompasses the Malay, Indian, and Chinese cultures and languages all at once. My mom and I first got into learning Mandarin Chinese during our three month trip around Taiwan. And after […]
Headphones in and head turned towards the window, I sat on bus rolling through the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. I had already fallen in love with Malaysia on previous visits and felt somewhat at home. I had rudely chosen the aisle seat, blocking access to the window seat beside me. But the whole […]
Just a couple miles from Chinatown in Malaysia’s capital, there’s a Massage School for the Blind and a corresponding massage clinic called Shujin. Without the training and livelihood provided by the school and massage center, many of those in the program would have otherwise turned to prostitution. The Shujin massage clinic is in an […]
I’ve recommended George Town on my Top Spots in Malaysia for the famously high-rated food, cute cafés, nice people, street art, scenery and history. The entire town of George Town is a highly visited UNESCO World Heritage Site on the island of Penang. It’s in the north of the Malaysian peninsula off the west coast, below Langkawi. It makes […]
My mom and I wanted to remember all the Christians we had bumped into and fellowshipped with in our last 13 months of travel.
Guide to the stunning Cameron Highlands, one of my favorite spots in South East Asia.
How to get to and from Kuala Lumpur and Taman Negara with cheap, (but fantastic) local buses.
Just some musings during a bus ride about the effect of megacorps, Nestle and Coca-Cola in particular, ruining the cultural aspect of experiences abroad.