There's something alien in the soup. Our 10-year-old daughter extracts it with a spoon.
Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale. Julietta Jameson goes down in search of travel's bygone days.
The laid-back capital of Sarawak is a refreshing change from the frenetic megacities of Asia, writes Caroline Baum.
From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.
I'm quite particular about which airlines I fly with, sometimes right down to which aircraft.
Kate Cox learns how to embrace nature at The Andaman Langkawi.
A historic Malaysian city has cleaned up its act, writes Steve McKenna.
Carol West stays at a Sabah resort that ticks all the boxes for a tropical family holiday.
Absorbing Chinese, Malay and Indian cultures, Malaysia is an assault on senses. Adventurous types hop across to Borneo to experience their dense forests filled with orangutans, remote tribes, or climb Mount Kinabalu. No trip is complete without consuming a bowl of thick, curry-flavoured coconut laksa; sample some of its best in foodie capital Penang, shop 'til you drop in KL, or simply laze on an island beach.