Tag Archives: Malaysia

Searching For A Songkok- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I’m always on the lookout for authentic and local hats to add to my collection.
While visiting Kuala Lumpur, I came across a hat that I had to buy before leaving Malaysia.
Here is the story about how I came across it and went on a little adventure to find it.

After stopping by the Petronas Towers (to buy tickets for a visit to the Sky Bridge & Observation Deck for the following day) we decided to check out the Suria KLCC Shopping Center. The main purpose of the visit was to stop by the food court which we had read about in our guide book.

While our main reason for visiting the Suria was to try the food, we also stopped by a few of the stores. One of them sold local clothing and things of that sort. I tried on a hat that we had seen some locals wearing but it was pretty expensive. I chatted a bit with the clerk and was told how it was a very popular hat among the locals.

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Ridiculous Street Signs #9- Beware of Snatch Thief- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

While walking back to our hotel after dinner one night in Kuala Lumpur, Kim spotted this really great sign. I was really tired and not paying much attention. Good thing Kim was on the lookout!

When Kim pointed out the sign, it more or less woke me up. I stopped for a couple of minutes to take some photos and had a good laugh about it. I’d guess that most of us would get the point of the sign based on the awesome graphic. Continue reading Ridiculous Street Signs #9- Beware of Snatch Thief- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia