Looking back on my 2016 EOY Trip: Malaysia!

Hey guys! So if you have been following my blog for some time, you’d know that I posted a very much delayed travel post about my EOY trip to Thailand! Here’s part two of my EOY blog post: off to Malaysia! (Read about part one: Thailand, here!)

DAY 8 (JAN 3): ARRIVING IN PENANG

  • Arrived in Penang after two getting on two ferries, two trains, and a relatively short bus ride
  • Checked in at Dreamcatcher Hostel
  • Visited Kek Lok Si

  • Had Penang’s famous Assam Laksa for dinner
  • Shishaed in a flood (it poured really heavily!)
This was literally the view from the place we had dinner at!

DAY 9 (JAN 4): TAMAN NEGARA PULAU PINANG

  • Checked into Eton Hotel
  • Trekked along Penang National Park

Hilda and I, really tired out from walking for close to three hours!
  • Pigged out at Gurney Drive

  • Met Bernice in our hotel!!! Thanks for joining us babe ❤

DAY 10 (JAN 5): BEING A TOURIST IN GEORGETOWN

  • Had far too much dimsum for breakfast

  • Checked out the murals in Georgetown
We also took like 10,000 ridiculous selfies!

  • Cafe hopped
  • PIGGED OUT AGAIN AT GURNEY DRIVE (the food was too good)

DAY 11 (JAN 6): OFF TO IPOH!

  • Collected our car! Thanks Ber for driving! Promise to get my licence soon!
MEET OUR CAR, ‘SI GINNA’ HAHAHA!
  • Taiping: Drove to Restoran Kakak for the best coffee in the world

  • Visited the Antong Café Coffee Factory: The oldest coffee mill In Malaysia

  • Took in the views of Taiping Lake

  • Checked into our Ipoh Hotel (I forget the name)
  • Dim sum dinner!

 

DAY 12 (JAN 7): AND NOW TO CAMERON: THE BEST PLACE ON EARTH!

  • Walked down Concubine Lane

  • Had more Old Town Coffee
  • Got in touch with our spiritual side at Kek Long Tong

  • Off to Cameron! We were staying in an Orang Asli Village for the night!

  • Check in at Rainforest Inn – dinner there was SUCH A SPREAD

DAY 13 (JAN 8): FROM CAMERON TO KL!

  • Checked out the waterfall near our accomodation!

  • Had tea at Habu

  • Had a steamboat at Brinchang for dinner
  • Drove to KL

  • Checked into D’Majestic Place by Swiss Garden, Kuala Lumpur D’Majestic Place by Swiss Garden, Kuala Lumpur

  • Visited Jalan Alor to have stingray for dinner

DAY 14 (JAN 9): HOME!

  • Kissed si ginna (our car) goodbye
  • Had breakfast around our hotel: Yong Tau Foo and Egg Tarts
  • Visited a few shopping centers in KLCC before heading back! (WE ALMOST MISSED OUR BUS IT WAS NO JOKE)

It was a great trip! I’m the kind that freaks out quite a lot by travel, and I get homesick within a few days or so but this trip was a really enjoyable (can’t say restful) experience. Will definitely hold many precious memories from it in my heart! 🙂

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