January 2015

Exploring Kuala Lumpur By Taxi from Port Kelang, Malaysia

January 31, 2015

During our 14-day Asian Holiday cruise on Holland America’s Volendam, our itinerary included a two-day stay in Port Kelang, Malaysia, which is the cruise ship port for Kuala Lumpur. From our advance research on the Kuala Lumpur, we knew that we wanted to visit the Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves and the Sunway Pyramid shopping mall with its Egyptian-inspired […]

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Not Your Average Hotel Restaurant: Chynna in the Hilton Kuala Lumpur

January 30, 2015

When we stayed overnight at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur hotel early this month, we had high expectations for our room, the executive lounge, and the hotel’s location. What we did not expect was to dine at a restaurant with world-class Cantonese cuisine and dim sum in the hotel. Located on the hotel’s fifth level, Chynna is […]

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A Look Inside the Hilton Kuala Lumpur Hotel

January 29, 2015

Toward the end of our 14-day Asian Holiday cruise on Holland America’s Volendam, our itinerary included an overnight stay in Port Kelang, Malaysia, which is the cruise ship port for Kuala Lumpur. Known as KL locally, Malaysia’s capital city of 1.6 million people is about a 32 mile, heavy-traffic drive from Port Kelang. To maximize our stay, […]

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve on Holland America’s Volendam Cruise Ship

January 28, 2015

To celebrate the close of 2014, we were sailing on the 14-Day Asian Holiday cruise on Holland America’s Volendam cruise ship.Celebrating New Year’s Eve at sea is one of our favorite traditions to ring in the New Year. First, we put on our formal wear, and headed to the main dining room. The evening menu was printed in […]

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