Kampung Love

As in every place we visit, I have found my favourite place to eat – and this one ranks up there with my korean BBQ obsession in Seoul (which says a lot). It’s called Andrew’s Kampung – meaning village in Malay – and has the most delicious and reasonably priced authentic Chinese food I’ve ever tasted. Just thinking of the crispy duck and black pepper beef is making me drool! Most of the staff (who are all related) wear cute t-shirts that say ‘Love Kampung’ but one auntie wears a t-shirt that says ‘Tame and Lovely Pussy’ which never fails to make me laugh out loud.  Continue reading

A Merry Christmas in Malaysia

Malaysia is a predominantly Muslim country so when we planned our month long stay here over Christmas, we weren’t expecting it to feel very ‘Christmassy’. There’s definitely no snow but we were pleasantly surprised by the trees, ornaments and lights hanging absolutely everywhere. It seems that on the island of Penang everyone embraces and celebrates Christmas regardless of their religion. Continue reading