Down Love Lane 

I’ve walked through Love Lane in Georgetown , Penang many times – usually in the daytime or late at night. But a wrong turn and evening walk through Love Lane yesterday made me see it literally in a different light. It is true what they say about how different the rich hues of dusk and…

Las Vegas + Lisbon = Macau

Known as the Las Vegas of the East, Macau is famous for it’s casinos, bright lights, luxurious hotels and shopping facilities. This bright and glitzy part of this former Portuguese colony is evident along the famous Cotai strip.   But behind the scenes, lies the older part of Macau, the parts where early Portuguese settlers  built…

Southern Sojourn

Kukup, is a little known seaside town in the southernmost state of Johor in Malaysia. More importantly, Tanjung (Cape) Piai which is a short drive away from Kukup, marks the southernmost tip of the Asian continent. Kukup is not the place you come to if lounging by a white sandy beach with a swim in the sea…