Singapore to KL Train 1st Class Deluxe Sleeper
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Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by Train

One of the easiest, cheapest, most comfortable way to get from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur is by train.  The trip is about 6-7 hours, cost MYR 33 (USD$10) for 2nd class seat , MYR39 (USD$12.50) for 2nd class sleeper, MYR114-135 (USD$36-43) for 1st class deluxe sleeper (private cabin sleeper with private shower /toilet and LCD TV).   Note that this is […]

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Langkawi Overwater Bungalow, near Pentai Kok
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Langkawi Sky Bridge and Langkawi Cable Car – Langkawi Top Attractions

The Langkawi Sky Bridge and Langkawi Cable Car and are some of the most popular attractions in Langkawi.  You take the Langkawi cable car up to an observatory area and walk on the sky bridge.   If you are wondering what to do in Langkawi, this should go on your top list.  The skybridge and cable car is about 18 km […]

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Langkawi – The Hawaii of Malaysia (Pantai Cenang)
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Langkawi – The Hawaii of Malaysia (Pantai Cenang)

I arrived to Langkawi’s Kuah Jetty around 11:00am via Ferry from Penang.  It costs ~60RM/person and takes about 2.5 hrs to get here.  It was quite a long ride and I did sure to take sea sick pills before boarding.  On the approach to the island, Langkawi feels like Hawaii, perhaps Kauai.  It has lush mountains, tropical landscape, largely undeveloped, […]

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Gurney Drive Hawker Stalls - Penang Food Paradise
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Penang Food Paradise (Georgetown, Gurney Drive)

Georgetown World UNESCO Heritage Area After leaving Penang Hill, I took the same bus (#204) back to downtown area where I next headed to the world UNESCO heritage site (chinatown area).  It took longer to come back because the bus goes different route, alternatively you can take #204 and take #201 at roundabout at the road called Jalan Air Hitam. […]

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Kek Lok Si Temple Jedi
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Penang – Kek Lok Si and Penang Hill

My train didn’t arrive into Butterworth (mainland gateway to Penang) until 8 am, a 1.5 hrs delay.  After getting off the train, I walked across a parking lot and a small bridge that led to the Ferry dock.  The Ferry cost us RM2, and the return trip from Penang to mainland is free.  The ferry was big, fitting 15-20 cars […]

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Petronas Twin Towers From Outside
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1 Day in Kuala Lumpur

  “Yes you can do Kuala Lumpur in 1 day.  If you have a long layover (6-12 hrs), get out of the airport and go for it” I arrived to Kuala Lumpur around 7:30am by overnight (KTM #24) train from Singapore (about 7 hours ride).  The first-class sleeper train costs RM135/$44/person, equipped with private shower/toilet, LCD TV, foods and towel […]

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