I've visited Kuala Lumpur twice, and I have to say I'm disappointed at how un-backpacker friendly the city is. In May 2018, the city banned all free walking tours. Popular attractions like the KL Tower and Petronas Building (KL Twin Towers) cost more ...

 

5 Free Attractions to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and more...



5 Free Attractions to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I’ve visited Kuala Lumpur twice, and I have to say I’m disappointed at how un-backpacker friendly the city is. In May 2018, the city banned all free walking tours. Popular attractions like the KL Tower and Petronas Building (KL Twin Towers) cost more than $20 just to go up and get a view of the city. Thankfully, there are a handful of attractions in the city that are free. If...

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Sussex by the Sea: The Curious Case of Eastbourne

Eastbourne is one of the iconic British seaside resorts you’ll find scattered along the East Sussex coastline. For a long time, I never really understood the appeal of my hometown as a holiday destination, especially with its nickname “God’s Waiting Room” due to the large number of old peoples’ homes and its aging population. Although returning to Eastbourne...

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Gone Country at the Country Music Hall of Fame

As you walk down Nashville’s main drag just after sunset, it’s easy to see how the Music City earned its nickname. Shops selling guitars, custom leather jackets, and boots are wedged between ever-expanding honky tonk bars that play all of country’s greatest hits, and then some. The sounds of street performers tinkering away on their homemade instruments, the strum of guitars,...

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Glasgow in Six Statues

Glasgow is a city of stories. People have been living at this place along the River Clyde in southwestern Scotland since prehistoric times. Saint Kentigern came to share the Christian faith more than fifteen centuries ago. It has been a center of shipbuilding, of trade in many sorts of goods, of travel. It has been a European City of Culture and a UNESCO City of Music. Contemporary Glasgow is a...

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Touring the Prohibition Museum in Savannah, Georgia

When you think of the first English settlements in the USA, you think of Jamestown and Williamsburg, but the one that really thrived and became a true city is Savannah, Georgia. Since Savannah was around from almost the beginning and stayed a city all that time, it has been through every bright and dark time in American history, including the sad experiment where it became illegal to drink...

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