Travel from Malaysia back to Beijing and my trip summary.
Waking up bright and early I didn’t have time for breakfast as I had an early flight to catch.
Grand Seasons Hotel
This hotel was very impersonal but decent enough if you are there for business or just need a place to stay for a night. I wouldn’t recommend it as a tourist as it’s a bit far from the main sites.
I checked out and grabbed a cab to central station. From the station I jumped on the fast train to the airport and soon enough was on my flight to Hong Kong.
One hour transfer and then a flight to Beijing, the reality that my October holiday was coming to an end.
Malaysia and Brunei have many similarities but also many differences. I had a great time exploring them both and have some memories that will last a lifetime.
- Feeling like you’re on the top of the world from the Kuala Lumpur Petronas Towers!
- Eating Malaysian cuisine with locals on the side of the street.
- Running from monkeys and watching them harass and steal from tourists at the Batu Caves.
- Relaxing and being treated like a real guest at Bon Ton Resort.
- Having a private tour of the beautiful beaches of Langkawi.
- Seeing pink and purple sunsets over the Malacca Strait.
- Visiting the Bandar Seri Begawan during a tropical downpour and seeing magnificent gold everywhere.
- River boat rides into the Ulu Temburong National Park.
- Living like a King at the Empire Hotel.
- Dealing with immigration at Brunei’s international airport (something I’ll never forget, but not because it’s a best memory).
This was surely an action packed trip with 8 flights in 7+ days and 4 different areas explored in 2 different countries. Another area of South East Asia visited and looking forward to going back one day to visit some new places in Malaysia!