Sea games Highlights KL2017

We have popped over to support the 29th SEA (South East Games) in Kuala Lumpur. Yes sometimes we do leave our little island of Penang. It isn’t so far from the capital after all. That is the beauty of living here. Today we went to watch Badminton, Swimming and Athletics at the state of the…

The Bentook Journey : Pieces of Phuket 

The last leg til we met took forever. My heart was bursting to see my best friend. I hugged him tightly, and we were back just like that, bickering, shoulder punching, I had forgotten how comfortable it was to be with him. My eccentric friend, he can quote every diologue in Seinfeild, yup, and he’s…

The Bentook Journey: Taking My Name with Me , Day 0/14

Day 0 : The night before I am about to embark on a personal journey and I’m taking my name with me. I am going to finally meet my childhood bestfriend , who was at times the worst friend, a school friend who will always be my life friend, at times he infuriated me ,…

Island Gripes : Our Love / Hate relationship with tourists

We love hosting, we LOVE that people Love our island. But just some comments and actions may rub us the wrong way. Don’t get me wrong, we know we are not perfect, I have a long long list of how arrogant us locals can be to each other, but this,  this your list.  Hopefully these…