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The inside scoop on what to eat in Ipoh

Ipoh only really came into its own at the end of the 19th century with the growth of the tin-mining industry. Fleeing famine and poverty in China or as indentured slaves, countless Hakka families moved to the city in pursuit … Continue reading

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Being a tourist in my own city

You can’t expect to settle-in in a new location if you don’t do the things tourists do. With four years here, and already being a third of the way through, I am acutely aware that we simply cannot put off … Continue reading

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On the road

We are now on a tiny island east of the Malaysia peninsula, called Lang Tengah. When I last posted, from Penang, we were on an island off the west coast. I’ve often likened the mountains in the middle to the … Continue reading

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