A Decade Later, Coming Full Circle

The past two years in Penang had been ones of challenges, hard work, learning, and growth. I remember reflecting upon the major events that happened during my time there and feeling amazed at how far I had come. At the end of 2018, I felt both comforted and relieved that there was going to be some positive progress with my life and career.

Read: My 2018: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Then, suddenly, half of 2019 has come and gone, and August 2019 is coming to an end in an hour’s time. Where has time gone?

Some of my friends have probably known that I left INTI International College Penang for Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in January 2019. What is amazing to me, is that UTAR was the very place where I started my career as an educator some ten years ago!

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AirAsia’s Kuala Lumpur-Surat Thani (KUL-URT) Flights Resumed

Airasia’s Kuala Lumpur-Surat Thani (KUL-URT) Flights Resumed

For those who would like to fly in from Kuala Lumpur to any of the Southern Thai provinces that sits between Hatyai and Hua Hin,  here’s some great news- you no longer have to take connecting flights.

AirAsia has brought back its flight service between Kuala Lumpur and Surat Thani, which was suspended at the end of February 2018. Surat Thani serves as a gateway to interesting holiday spots such as Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, Ranong and Chumphon.

15 Intriguing Things to Do in Chumphon, Thailand
Thung Maha of Chumphon, Thailand.

A check on its website shows that there are as four flights weekly between Kuala Lumpur and Surat Thani, which are on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesday, and Friday. For some reason the fares from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur are slightly more pricey.

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I’m Ken, a passionate traveller from Sarawak on the exotic island of Borneo. Currently a teacher in a rural town in Southern Thailand, from time to time I share on this blog my experiences teaching the kids and living a laid-back lifestyle here. With its focus on all things Thailand, mrdefinite.net also features a handful of stories about my travel adventures in other Asian countries.