- The running bug first bit me back in 2010, having run my first 5km in “The Bridge to Brisbane”. Returning to KL in 2011, I set my sights on 10km runs, then half-marathons and finally found the courage to run a full marathon in the Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM). While there are many races…
- Take the sleeper train to Singapore and save yourself enough money to buy more chicken rice.
- There are a few places in the Klang Valley where you’ll generally get to eat, rehydrate and relax without the staring and sometimes, pointing. When in doubt
- Each time I held a conversation with friends who lived in either bustling Bangsar or distinguished Damansara, one sentence dripping with jokey sarcasm (if there is such a thing) would inevitably emerge: “But you live in Ulu Tembeling!” After a few such episodes, I took it onto myself to research this exotic- sounding location.
- Traveling with a child is often a daunting task. It’s more than just looking for the right activities that your kids can partake in, or whether the restaurants serve up nutritious yet delicious – meals made specifically with mini-you in mind.
- Depending on where you’re coming from, Kuala Lumpur (always called KL by the locals) is either orderly or chaotic. Those coming from neighbouring countries marvel at our ‘orderliness’; the fact that we actually stop at traffic lights, don’t normally run down pedestrians on zebra crossings and do not have hawkers clogging our pavements.
- Having grown up as a Penang-lang, I have always thought of Kuala Lumpur, or more affectionately known as KL among us Malaysians, as the big city. I can still remember my first memory of having set foot in the city, way back when I was a little girl of 10 years old
- At first, I was skeptical about Couchsurfing. That was until I needed to plan my trip to Brazil as a FIFA World Cup volunteer. I had to plan my trip wisely as FIFA provided neither accommodation nor flight tickets.