Posts Tagged "Malaysia"


Updated on: 05/30/18Crossing from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu was tough mainly because of the lack of information online. The day Karen and myself had to make the trip, we couldn’t find the bus terminal that would take us from Bandar Seri Begawan to Serasa, the city where ferry terminal was located. Feeling desperate, and not wanting to miss the ferry that typically leaves at 8am, we shelled out $53 USD to hire a taxi just take us from...

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Updated on: 05/30/18We spent $726 USD over 9 days while visiting Malaysia. That works out to $81 USD a day or $13.50 per person per day for our family of six. During our brief visit, we explored Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur and enjoyed a a few western luxuries that we had been missing while travelling.  We visited Johor Bahru for 3 days to go to Legoland and the Legoland waterpark. Next we headed up to Kuala Lumpur by bus and spent 6...

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Updated on: 05/30/18I never fancied myself to be a tea drinker, however one of my top destinations in visiting Malaysia had always been the famous rolling tea plantations of the Cameron Highlands.  The same region, also famous for their bountiful strawberry harvest, is a bit of an anomaly in South East Asia for it's ability to produce such great crops on a near continual basis throughout the year. In being located almost one mile...

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