The thirsty mouse of Petaling Street finds a new home in Ipoh

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I love revisiting old stories, and there is no story that I enjoyed writing more than The Thirsty Mouse of Petaling Street. It might seem strange that as an adventurous traveler, when I visit Kuala Lumpur I always stay at …

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Stories from Jalan Petaling: The Thirsty Mouse of Petaling Street

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There is a street in the heart of Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur. A street of gangs and vendors and people from all countries, arrived in the thriving belly of Malaysia to carve out their life among the neon lights, souvenir …

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Oppan Gangnam Style flash mob

There have been some great Oppan Gangnam Style flash mobs around the world from people who have just organised to get together, and dance in the street without warning. I was just involved in such an event… but totally unplanned. …

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The saddest place on Earth is surely a Western Union office

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I am behind on stories. I have a few laying in drafts, notepads and sitting in my mind. Hell, I still haven’t written the story of how I got from Hanoi to Saigon on a motorbike. But the simpler stories …

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Shopping for Kpop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I made a video about a great little (?) store I found on Jalan Sultan (Sultan St) in Chinatown in downtown Kuala Lumpur that sells Asian music (Kpop, Jpop and Cpop especially), Dramas (Heaps of Korean and Japanese), and Asian …

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The five people you meet in heaven

The title to this has no relevance to this story other than that the story is about meeting people. The name comes from the title of a famous book by Mitch Albom. So I went out to my favorite food …

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