Travel in the Time of Covid

This is my first blog in ages as I mainly write about my travels and sadly there has been very little lately. I will bring you up to date on my lockdown time, travel back to Canada including quarantine and the prospects of taking my show in the road again. Malaysia During Lockdown I was […]

Koay Teow Th’ng, a noodle soup favourite in Penang

I am not much of breakfast guy, usually not hungry in the morning, however one breakfast I do crave in Penang, Malaysia is the koay teow th’ng soup. It is a fairly simple, mild dish with my favourite including   fish balls, slices of fish cake, small strips of chicken, crispy pork cracklings, koay teow noodles […]

Top Tips For Using ATMs in Southeast Asia

Update 2020 I learned another valuable ATM lesson I feel compelled to share.  After the Bali incident in the update below, I was down to one and only one bank card which was really my lifeline. Unfortunately it really started acting up, not working at all for a week or more. I called my bank […]

Iban Longhouse stay in Borneo

I had fun times on my recent trip to the huge island of Borneo, the major highlight being my stay at a traditional tribal longhouse. There are many tribal groups in Borneo and the Iban tribe is the largest one.  Their traditional way of living is for an entire community to live under one roof […]

Pleasing Penang

Penang 2012click on photos to see album Penang is a large island in Northern Malaysia that has become quite a popular tourist destination. As you can see from the photos, for me, it is mainly an eating story 🙂 I have to say that Penang has the best food in the world of all my […]