Penang, Malaysia

Our flight from Singapore to Penang was slightly delayed but the pilot made up the time in the air and we arrived to hot and sunny Penang on time.  Our Uber driver ended up being a food and beverage manager of one of the large hotels in Penang and was incredibly helpful.  I usually try to get a vibe from the locals about how they view their government and surroundings.  Certainly not something that I do in countries where I would be putting the person in jeopardy to state their honest opinion – but in Malaysia I thought it was a safe question.  Rainey was very open and helpful with information about the island…we arrived at our hotel – the Four Points by Sheraton Penang and thanked him for the great conversation. Continue reading “Penang, Malaysia”

Singapore

We flew on Cathay Pacific business from Hong Kong to Singapore – it was a really pleasant 4 hour flight.  Singapore felt even muggier than Hong Kong and the air conditioning of our uber ride was very much appreciated.  Our hotel was the Wanderlust design hotel which is an SPG partner located in the middle of Little India.   As a platinum member we got a  late checkout, SPG points and a room upgrade (a loft on the top floor with a big tub in the middle of the first floor of the loft and many large windows looking onto Little India).  They also offered us free breakfast as first time guests to their hotel (which was awesome). Continue reading “Singapore”