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Kuala Lumpur – Finding Your Way

Kuala Lumpur – Finding Your Way

For more information on KL’s tourist attractions, times, costs etc please refer to the Dirty Details of Kuala Lumpur Read here for a review of our hotel, Courtyard Boutique Hotel. We were sure that every item packed was a necessity and our portable luggage scale assured us we were under the accepted baggage weight for our […]

The Perfect Spring in Toronto

The Perfect Spring in Toronto

An explosion of energy, joy and increased outdoor activity comes with the end of a cold Canadian winter and the city of Toronto is no exception. Even better, the unfortunate existence of global warming brings this joie de vivre to us earlier each year; weather in April often is in the mid-teens (Celsius) and sometimes […]

Where To Sleep Tonight?

Where To Sleep Tonight?

There are a myriad of possibilities when it comes to accommodations, many unthought-of, cheap, and even free. Some offer culture and a unique insight to a destination, some the option to self-cater (with kitchen facilities) while keeping your costs down, some even the chance to meet new friends and like-minded people, share travel tips and […]

Brunei – Land of Riches

Brunei – Land of Riches

“Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.” – Aldous Huxley Brunei both is impressionable and forgettable, I believe attributable to the fact that it’s a momentary stop, a blip in […]

Orangutans, Franky Kuching & Salsa?

Orangutans, Franky Kuching & Salsa?

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Hello All! As I exited the airport in Kuching, Borneo I asked myself why I wasn’t nervous or intimidated to meet someone I had never met. And I knew I wasn’t going to feel any culture shock in […]

Pulau Weh Booking Information – Dirty Details

Read here for our account of Pulau Weh diving Read here for our experience in Pulau Weh NOTE: The PDF guide to Pulau Weh (at the end of this document) is the most recent one we could find on the island, from 2008. Times and prices will have likely changed.   Indonesian Travel Visa – […]

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