30 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

This has got to be my most spontaneous trip of my life, a 30 hours trip in Kuala Lumpur.  Here was how it started: an e-mail on Wednesday evening… I tried calling her to reconfirm but no one picked up.  Started making a pros and cons list at night as to whether I should go to Kuala Lumpur in case I was eligible.  I tried calling her again on Thursday morning and no one picked up.  Then I sent an e-mail.  OK if she doesn’t reply in a few hours then I’m not going.  All of a sudden, I receive an e-mail confirming my status to qualify for a pitch competition.  I gave it a few extra minutes thought, then I started looking for flights that could get me there on Thursday night and come back as early as possible on Saturday.

Kuala Lumpur feels like a city with massive potential and very urbanized, but lacks in being as modern as compared to its other Asian city neighbors.  The first thing that really caught my eye was the diversity of the people there in terms of race and ethnicity.  The second thing was… it did not feel as humid as Hong Kong and therefore not as hot as Hong Kong.  I actually quite enjoyed the heat there… maybe I just so happened was there on a day where it wasn’t as humid. Continue reading 30 Hours in Kuala Lumpur