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How to eat like a local in Penang

How to eat like a local in Penang

Apr 13, 2018

I’m going to share a guilty secret. Until this trip to Penang we had never eaten at a hawkers market before, nor in fact any sort of street food. We had never been game! Until that is, fellow Aussies showed us how it was done at their local hawkers market, Pulau Tikus. And without doubt this

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Housesitting in Penang

Housesitting in Penang

Apr 10, 2018

Penang has always sounded so exotic to me. I have no idea why, it just has. So when a housesitting position came up in the capital, George Town we leapt at it. Notwithstanding a Skype interview at the local pub, when the home wifi died, we impressed the homeowners and secured the sit. Let me tell

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SkyCab Langkawi – I did it!

SkyCab Langkawi – I did it!

Apr 3, 2018

I am not particularly good with heights. Which is surprising really as I managed climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge without incident. But somethings just set me off, cable cars and high bridges topping the list. So you can imagine James’ apprehension when I said I wanted to go on the SkyCab Langkawi and SkyBridge when

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