Meet The Dropouts – Food Writer Robyn Eckhardt

For Robyn Eckhardt there was no “that’s it I’ve had it” moment, instead there was a slow realisation, shared with her husband, that they could build a more fulfilling life than the one they were living.

11 years ago

10 Toddler Foods In Langkawi

Eating in Langkawi wasn’t as exciting as we expected. Miss M was more disinterested in eating than usual and every time we got a morsel of food into her.

11 years ago

The Best Toilet In Malaysia

Terrible toilets are a travel fact of life. Stinky, squatty, wet and mosquito-infested. You learn to get in and get out as fast as you can. You learn to.

11 years ago

Quan Yin, The Goddess of Mercy Temple

Smoky and dimly lit, the centuries-old Goddess of Mercy Temple in Penang’s Georgetown is a mysterious and exotic place to explore. The temple is dedicated to Quan Yin, the.

11 years ago

10 Toddler Foods In Penang

We swanned off to Penang without much planning. It was perhaps a bit of Asian expat arrogance. Twenty-month-old Miss M is an old Vietnam and Singapore hand and we,.

11 years ago

Travel Photo Thursday – Recycling In Penang

A carpark in Penang’s Batu Ferringhi, across the road from the KFC. A recycled brick, wrapped in a piece of cardboard. A stack of empty beer cans. “Recycle,” the.

11 years ago

Home Exchange Heaven

I’m dreaming of Provence. I’m drinking a fresh coconut and watching the sun set over the Andaman Sea as local boys play soccer on the beach and parasails cruise.

11 years ago

Going Overseas For Dinner

As seven teksi drivers loudly discussed my tattered scrap of notepaper, I wondered if going to Malaysia for dinner was actually a good idea. As it was, we were.

12 years ago