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About travelogical

A travel writer who sees the world through the fresh eyes of a child.

Aini’s Railway Odyssey book launch at the Georgetown Literary Festival

I’m back!!! It’s been ages since I wrote anything here. I was busy attending to the publication of my first book, Aini’s Railway Odyssey based on my 18,200km rail adventure from London to Malaysia. Launch of Aini’s Railway Odyssey at … Continue reading

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Lake Baikal – paradise in blue

After such a long journey by train from London and the stress of being harassed by a bunch of ignorant Russian women at the tail end of my Trans-Siberian Rail journey from Moscow to Irkutsk, I arrived on Olkhon Island … Continue reading

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Trans-Siberian Railway Adventure

This is what you’ve been waiting for! The icing on my odyssey cake, for which adventure traveller/backpacker hasn’t dreamt of taking this iconic train? The Trans-Siberian line from Moscow to Vladivostok, completed in 1916, is the longest railway in the … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love

How many times have I wanted to be able to start a postcard with that message? At last, I got to do it for real when I arrived in Moscow. It wasn’t all plain sailing. For a while, on arrival … Continue reading

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Warsaw is where the heart is

Firstly, I want to apologise for letting my blog go dormant for so long. I was tied up with writing the column articles on the odyssey and my book (to be announced soon). This is the fifth segment of my … Continue reading

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Berlin feels like home, with spies in tow

The fourth segment of my Rail Odyssey covers my visit to Berlin: Berlin feels like home, with spies in tow  

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Cologne and the mystery of its sent solved

My second stop on my 17,500 km rail journey was Cologne, Germany. Read all about it in this article published in The Star newspaper in Malaysia: Don’t forget to leave a comment. http://www.star2.com/travel/transport/2017/02/12/train-of-thought-cologne-and-the-mystery-of-its-scent-solved/

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