Category Archives: Tourism

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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Why a 60-year old went on an epic rail journey

I started a fortnightly column in The Star in Malaysia. This is the first segment.   http://www.star2.com/travel/2017/01/15/why-a-60-year-old-went-on-an-epic-rail-journey/  

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Odyssey ends

It’s been a while and the odyssey is long gone. I arrived on Malaysian soil on 29 September 2016. Below is my article published in the New Straits Times on 8 December 2016. I will also be writing a fortnightly … Continue reading

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Up, up, and away in Cappadocia

By Nooraini Mydin I have always wanted to experience a hot air balloon ride and one of the best places in the world to do this is in Cappadocia, Turkey. When were told Universal Balloon would collect us at 4.30 … Continue reading

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Nasi Kandar – a Penang creation that Malaysians love

Nasi Kandar – another hawker favourite from Malaysia. Continue reading

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Bulb planting at Keukenhof

Seven million bulbs are planted At Keukenhof Gardens throughout autumn to create the magical spring gardens that everyone loves. Continue reading

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