Penang, Malaysia: Five days in Food Heaven

When we were in Kuala Lumpur, locals asked us where we were going next in our travels. When we replied that our next stop was Penang, they all said, “Oh, you’re going to food heaven.” In Penang, it was the same: everyone refers to the place as food heaven. Penang comes by its food culture … Continue reading Penang, Malaysia: Five days in Food Heaven

A Jungle Hike and Other Highlights of KL

KL is, of course, what the locals call Kuala Lumpur, which is where we have been for the past week. Following the incident of the stolen passport, we flew to Bangkok and stayed there for six nights, then headed on to KL. The good news is that, after concerns that my temporary passport would not … Continue reading A Jungle Hike and Other Highlights of KL