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Tours for Independent Travelers Who Hate Tours

It might seem a little odd writing a post about tours for independent travelers, but there are times when a tour can be a great alternative to independent travel. So what do you do when you don’t want to go it alone? Times when a tour might be a great alternative to traveling independently: Short on time to research your trip Short visit at a destination Specialist interests Language or cultural challenges Limited transportation options Remote locations Specialist equipment needed … Read More

Why this is the Best Kapitan Malaysian Chicken Recipe

Our mildly spiced, best Kapitan Malaysian chicken recipe is a creamy, Malaysian curry sure to please those new to the world of South East Asian curries. Ayam Kapitan is the local name given to one of the many Malaysian chicken recipes available to enjoy throughout the country. Our best Kapitan Malaysian chicken recipe can go by many names. Kapitan chicken and kapitan curry and captain curry are three of those names. Whichever name you use, this nyonya chicken curry is … Read More

Why This Simple Prawn Laksa Recipe is the Best

Our simple prawn laksa recipe brings this SE Asian classic dish right to your table. Enjoy the exotic flavors in this simple yet rich delicious noodle dish. Laksa, I’m not sure there is a South East Asian meal I enjoy more than a good laksa. Exotic flavors, easy seafood (traditional) or chicken stock base, fresh herbs, vegetables and spices, the crunch of bean shoots and those great Asian greens on top. There’s much to like about laksa! Many people shy … Read More

How to Book your Own Private Tour for Less than a Packaged Group Tour

Private tours are perfect for independent travelers who like to set their own itinerary and departure dates and they are more affordable than you think.  Here we share the best ways to find an affordable private tour. The ability to plan your own itinerary, leave on any date, and find the best local guides and activities are a few of the advantages of a private tour.  Most people think booking a private tour is expensive, but it’s doesn’t have to … Read More

What and Where to Eat in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur (KL) is a bustling city with a wide range of eating options.  If you are visiting and staying anywhere near KLCC (KL City Center), the Pavilion or the Intermark, here are a few suggestions of where and what to eat in Kuala Lumpur.  We cover Malaysian favorites, where to find great coffee, and some other international favorites. Like many Asian cities for both comfort and hygiene reasons, many of the street food vendors have been moved into shopping … Read More

Travel Tips & Resources for Planning the Perfect Vacation

Planning a trip? Here is a step by step guide to planning your ultimate trip including resources for airfares, accommodation, and finding what to do.  Everything you need to plan your trip.  We share some of our best tips to help make travel planning easier and save you money. To help you plan the ultimate trip, a vacation you will remember forever, we break it down to these simple steps: What kind of trip do you want? Deciding where to … Read More

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