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If you ever plan on visiting Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, chances are you will also want to visit the Batu Caves. That’s a wise choice since the cave is beautiful and easily accessible! You simply take the KTM Komuter train (which runs through the city of Kuala Lumpur) to its last stop which is the…
Karen has always wanted to see the Orangutan Sanctuary in Malaysia. Mainly because of the orangutan king from the movie Jungle Book: King Louie. So, when planning my one year trip around the world, I made sure to include a stopover in Borneo Malaysia to see the Orangutan Sanctuary so we can both see the infamous…
Planning on crossing from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu Malaysia? Crossing between Brunei and Malaysia seems confusing at first. This is especially true because the transit system in Brunei can be confusing. In this blog post, you will learn the easiest way to cross from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu. What you need to know before…
One of the very first thing I noticed upon arriving in Brunei is how content people are. Thanks to oil money, the country is very rich and they don’t need to worry about poverty. Because of their wealth, Brunei has never aggressively pursued marketing their country as a tourist destination. Does this mean you shouldn’t…
I wish my Jordan spending was a lot better than Israel. In reality, I think I did even worst in terms of spending in the popular Middle Eastern country. So where did I go wrong in my Jordan spending? The number one area where I messed up in my spending in Jordan is because of…
After watching the movie “The Martian” by Matt Damon, I immediately wanted to visit Wadi Rum. Also, because of its reddish colour, the desert that the Bedouins call home is a popular landscape for filming movies (Mars themed movies especially). Don’t be fooled; however, because Wadi Rum’s beautiful landscape is not the only reason to visit this…
Petra is one of those places that everyone wants to visit at least once in their lifetime. Being one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, visiting Petra was a definite must-visit for me. Most people who visit Petra are part of a tour group. This is unfortunate because most tour groups only goes…
There are two major Jordan scams to watch out for when traveling to this beautiful country. Here are the two Jordan Scams to watch out for: Scam #1: Border Taxis When you cross the border from Israel to Jordan, you will need to take a taxi to reach your accommodation. The Jordanian government placed signs with…
Did you know you can cross to Jordan from Israel without a Jordanian VISA? Besides flying to Amman, Jordan from Israel, which is an expensive option, the only way you can cross over from Israel to Jordan is through one of the three borders. You can get a VISA to enter Jordan from the…

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