Melaka is one of Southeast Asia’s most historically rich sites. Founded by a Javanese Hindu prince in the 1400s, it thrived as a port and welcomed traders from as far as China, Arab and India. It was then conquered by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the English for hundreds of years. Naturally, old structures and the influence of various cultures remain, making Melaka a UNESCO … Continue reading 4 Historical Spots To Visit While In Melaka
It has been a chill and relaxing weekend at Genting Highlands – time to head home! Our last stop was Strawberry Leisure Farm, located at Gohtong Jaya at the foot of the hills. The weather is not as cooling as up in the mountains, but flowers and strawberries still thrive in this spacious garden. Entrance to the gardens is RM8 for adults. We were greeted … Continue reading Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm, Malaysia – Pluck Your Own Strawberries !
On our second day in Penang, we decided to go sightseeing in Georgetown, a busy part of the island and where many tourist attractions are located. My advice to travelers is to bring along sunscreen, a shady cap/hat and loose, cool clothing. Also lots and lots of water to avoid getting dehydrated. Here are some of the places we went to: 1) OLD PROTESTANT CEMETERY A cemetery might seem like an … Continue reading Travelogue Penang: Things To See In Georgetown