10D9N Melbourne Day 0 : Australian Dollar, Mohd Abu Bakar Money Changer, Suan Hin Mini Market, Malabar Spinach, Luwak Coffee, Wallet, Malaysian Ringgit, Toiletries, Packed Travel Bag, Paul Coelho The Alchemist


Spent the entire morning a day before the eve of my holiday, calling the money changers around Masjid Kapitan Keling and Chulia Street to get the best exchange rate for MYR to AUD. Finally found one after calling almost 30 money changers around Penang.

02.40 pm – Changed RM9,000. Mr. Abu Bakar made lots of money today.

07.49 pm – Started packing.

Tried fitting everything into the luggage but found out it was impossible.


08.45 pm – Showered my doggy on the eve of the trip.

Took a walk down Lorong Delima 7 to

Suan Hin Mini Market and bought

200 grams worth of malabar spinach.

12.29 pm – Started preparing lunch.

2 weeks before a trip, one should take extra effort to build up one’s immune system and health by consuming vegetables as often as possible.

Half an hour later, lunch was served.

Luwak coffee for dessert. 👿

01.31 pm – Started prepping my wallet.

Took out irrelevant items and

exchanged them with relevant ones.

Rolled the extras up for tucking into somewhere safe around my body during the holiday.

02.50 pm – Called Maxis up to get the calling rates for roaming in Australia.

04.59 pm – Continued the second part of my packing.



05.01 pm – Printed out the itineraries, Circus Oz tickets, Phillip Island tickets and AirAsia’s flight info.

Printed out the ebook for reading on the 8 hour journey from KUL to MEL.

Clothes to be worn for the journey from PEN to KUL to MEL.

07.25 pm – Dinner was served.

I think I only managed 3 hours of sleep cause I was TOO EXCITED!!!!!!!