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Month: February 2018

Perpetual summer – Avoid the rain

Despite it’s size and breadth of tourist attractions, Kuala Lumpur is still not fully developed into a modern metropolis for all tourist so I kinda ran low on attractions to […]

Malaysia – Melaka (Malacca)

Malacca is an coastal ancient city that existed before the British built Kuala Lumpur to redirect commerce. A long day trip tour by road includes a walk through the Melaka […]

Reduce housing expenses

Housing is the biggest budget line item for everybody. The general recommendation is to not exceed 30% of your gross income, which is actually a much higher percentage of your […]

KL – Batu Caves by rail

Batu caves, translated blandly as stone caves, is one of the farther but also easiest to visit top tourist spots from Sentral Station and very affordable at around $1 per […]

Kuala Lumpur – Free tours and food

I like how food vendors rotate along the Kasturi walk so I was able to get a different breakfast before starting a free tour of the nearby temples, music and […]

Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, meaning the muddy estuary, is a thriving modern city with much room to grow. It’s rising as a major tourist destination and the city has a number of […]

Maximize starting income

A recent report in Time shows that millennial incomes are on average 4% worst off than the previous generous. This is part of a larger economic trend of decreasing real […]

Malaysia – Miri

Miri is a surprisingly big and growing coastal city in Sarawak, East Malaysia on the Borneo island, Asia’s largest, owing it’s size mainly to the region’s oil and gas industries […]

Brunei to Malaysia by air or land?

I had a suspicion my flight to Kuala Lumpur booked through a third party travel site did not properly process, and it was confirmed when I tried to check in […]

Triple rainbow, boat ride and royalty

By far the most amazing combination of events imaginable coalesced on this day, which started off seemingly routine. I asked to be dropped off at the hospital for my next […]

Rising interest rates and prices

Given the recent spike in interest rates amid concerns about inflation, the markets are responding with some turmoil. Prices are changing, but it’s not as dramatic as it seems because […]