Malaysia, travel

Ipoh: Malaysia’s Hidden Gem

The road to Ipoh is certainly the one less traveled. Even though it is (by population) the third-largest city in Malaysia and the capital of its province, Perak, Ipoh remains an in-between place. It's largely glossed over by tourists planning their vacations as they rush between the capital, Kuala Lumpur, and coastal, colonial Georgetown three hundred… Continue reading Ipoh: Malaysia’s Hidden Gem

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: An Introduction

The hot, nearly equatorial sun radiates down perpetually on the occupants of Kuala Lumpur, who are cooled by bursts of icy air conditioning as they walk briskly down the wide streets. Women in low-cut tank tops and daisy dukes scurry past women wearing niquabs, who text busily on their phones. Hawkers cry out to the people passing… Continue reading Kuala Lumpur: An Introduction