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A kids morning out at the Chatuchak Markets

Ask most visitors to Thailand what they loved most about the country and they’ll probably say the beaches, the food or the people. For me it’s the markets. The best ...
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Photo Friday: Ice creams on summer holidays

We did a lot of fun things on our week on the Perhentian Islands. Snorkeling, diving, sandcastle building, boat trips, searching the tide lines for sea life, learning ab...
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Beers and sandcastles: Sunset in Batu Ferringhi

Last week, our son came up with a brilliant idea. "If we eat all our dinner, can we go to the beach afterwards for a play?" Now we've been back in Penang for two month...
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Seven links project: my 7 links

Over the past month the bloggers equivalent of a chain letter has been making it's way around the internet. OK so it's not really a chain letter. There are no warnings t...
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What does a world travelling working dad look like?

A world travelling dad is a busy one, particularly if he's a working travelling dad. This post is part of a family travel bloggers series celebrating travelling parents,...
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Settling into life in Penang

The past week has been a bit of an emotional roller coaster. Our gear finally arrived from Australia and we've moved into our house,  so I guess it's not that surprisi...
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Discovering great food in Batu Ferringhi

Late last year we started formulating a plan. Colin: "Renting a 5 bedroom house in Penang is almost the same cost as storage in Australia. Lets more our gear to Penang a...
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Penang with kids: Penang Hill Train

Last time we were in Penang, the funicular train that takes people to the top of Penang Hill was closed. It was supposed to open half way through our stay, but the openi...
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Misadventures and house hunting in Malaysia

So remember the past, well year, where we've been going on and on about how much we're in love with Malaysia? 'Oh we can't wait to go back to Penang' 'We want to eat o...
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