Category Archive: Malaysia

Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by Train

Different things inspire different people to go on different holidays. In our case, it was a backpack, a refund, and some hoarded money. The refund was our flip-key deposit from our trip to… Continue reading

Petro “Sains”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I don’t speak Malay. I’d assumed the “sains” in “Petrosains” translated roughly as it was pronounced: sai-ince. It was even billed to me as a “science centre”. After our visit this weekend, I… Continue reading

Malacca, Cameron Highlands, Batu Caves

Intended For: One 3yo, one 6yo, Mum and Dad. Overview: Hire a car at Johor Bahru and drive up to the Cameron Highlights. See farms. Experience coolish weather. Drink tea and coffee. Road… Continue reading

Penang

Who Went? One 5mo, Mum and Dad. Review: This was our first ever holiday as parents. We brought our pre-weaning baby in arms and although we paid lip-service to the idea that things… Continue reading

Pulau Sibu

Who Went? One 2yo, one 5yo, Mum and Dad, and two more families with one and two kids under five respectively. Review: Back to basics beach holiday, without being too basic. No hassle… Continue reading

Pulau Redang, Superstar Virgo

Who Went? One 4yo, one 18mo, mum and dad. Review: Great introduction to the cruise holiday format. Kids loved the novelty of being on board an enormous ship, especially the eldest who was… Continue reading

Tumpat

Who Went? One 4yo, one 18mo, mum and dad. Review: Nice, relaxing holiday off the beaten track. The kids loved sleeping on the train and the destination was quiet and laid back. Reminded… Continue reading