Tag Archives: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Eastern & Oriental Express: Big, beautiful tapestry

Warning: If you really want to see most of the places that the Eastern & Oriental Express cuts through in its path from Singapore to Bangkok, this isn’t the trip for you. Reason is, of course, you’re on this five-star … Continue reading

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Going to be murder if I don’t find right hat for Orient-Express

Just one week to go before I head to Asia to board the Eastern & Oriental Express in Singapore — sumptuous sister train to the Orient-Express in Europe. I’m all set. Well, mostly. In case you’re wondering: Why that one? … Continue reading

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Gearing up for intrigue aboard Orient-Express in Asia

Really excited: Working on my upcoming trip on the Eastern & Oriental Express — sister train to the Orient-Express in Europe, but in southeast Asia. This odyssey will take me from Singapore, through Malaysia and Thailand, to Bangkok. Stopping on … Continue reading

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Dates on a plane? Eeek!

To the best of my knowledge, Mr. & Mrs. Facebook didn’t meet this way. But it may become as routine as booking that airplane seat online. Picking a seat mate by viewing his or her Facebook or LinkedIn profile. With … Continue reading

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Oceans 57: Destination, Tasmania, Australia

Waiting for midnight flight from airport in Hyderabad, India, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as I wind my way waay southeast to Australia. It’s going to take two back-to-back flights to get there. I recharge with a lap full of Indian … Continue reading

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Oceans 57, RTW: In transit

Had to interrupt to do my regular journalism job, which I’ve also been doing every weekday on this odyssey. (Means constantly consulting the world clock on my iPhone to make sure I’m meeting my East Coast deadlines.) Now getting ready … Continue reading

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