In the jungle, the mighty jungle... January 29th 2009 From Singapore, we got a train over the border and into Malaysia, then up to the Capital Kuala Lumpur. When we booked our hostel at Singapore, we booked one more night than we wanted so that we could leave early and not arrive in Malaysia at night. That didn't really work. We got the 2PM train and the journey was around 7hours, so we didn't get into Kuala Lumpur until gone 9pm. Luckily we had boo ... read more
Asia » Malaysia During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
The thing I love most about travelling is that it forces you to live in the moment. You never really think more than a few days ahead, if that. It's about what you're doing now. How do we get there? Where does that go? I wonder what that's like. And it gives you an incredible feeling of freedom. At home, we bog ourselves down with worries and plans that keep us focused on what will happen in the future. But when travelling, all that stuff doesn't matter. You deal with it when it happens.
In 2008/09 I went backpacking round the world. Well, some of it. I'm... full info