Oh Melaka, Melacca, Malacca.... January 3rd 2012 I didn’t know what to expect, I’ve stopped reading the travel guides and decided to ‘wing it’. I knew we had to head back to Kuala Lumpur again and dreaded every step that brought us nearer to the dynamic city as it only drew nearer the fact Carl and I would soon be going our separate ways.<span> Mightily I forced the tender thought in to the back of my mind and focused on the ‘no ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Melaka 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
In a nutshell; I am Jess. I was 27 years old, and left a wonderful teaching job in search of unemployment and volunteer opportunities across the other side of the world. Some say it's foolish, I was inclined to agree but these experiences altered me in ways I never imagined possible. I accomplished dreams, re-found lost passions, set up a charity in Sapa, taught in Cambodia, established a teaching course in Vietnam and published articles and photos for magazines and books.
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