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

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

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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The saddest place on Earth is surely a Western Union office

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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Riding through Penang

So I rented that motorbike like I said I was going to. Very glad I picked up an international license before I left home. I wasn’t going to, because the only countries I intended to ride in were Vietnam and …

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A Happy Ending

No, not the kind you get in a massage parlour ! A happy ending to this story about some kittens. When I came back to my hotel yesterday to park my motorbike in the parking garage I noticed a box …

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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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