With one more day left in Asia I think it's time to round up my thoughts of the place and get ready for the free booze night flight to OZ!! As you all know Koh Phi Phi was heaven and it was going to be hard to beat, so Malaysia and Singapore may get a bit of an unfair overview, but I'll try to be objective. We left Phi Phi and got a bus to Krabi, a strange little coastal town with very little to do apart from eat cheap and that's what we did. The next morning we got the bus to the tax free haven Langkawi Island in Malaysia where beer was under a quid again! It was no Phi Phi but still a cool Island with loads to offer especially Indian food! You'll notice a bit of a trend starting regarding curries! We hired a car, a cool little Perodua and drove to the cable car that goes up the mountain to the 360 degree viewpoints. They were pretty spectacular, you could see across to the 60 odd islands that make up Langkawi. Apart from that we didn't really do a great deal apart from gorge on authentic Indian cuisine! After Langkawi we headed for Penang, the reason for going there was for its food! Again we spent 2 days eating curry three times a day! From there we moved onto Kuala Lumpur, my first feeling of familiar surroundings in 3 months as I came here 3 years ago. It was not as good as I remembered it being even though we did loads more this time, we went up the Petronas towers to the skybridge and looked over the city before eating yet more amazing curries and drinking in 7 11's because pubs were £5 a pint!! We left KL and went straight to Singapore which we hoped would be as amazing as Hong Kong...that is a lot to ask! Singapore is undoubtedly a cool city with some really nice areas if you can afford to splash the cash but it is definitely no Hong Kong!We've been across to Sendosa Island to go lugeing (which was awesome!!) and also been down to the river to have a few too many beers watching the footy (how Arsenal beat Chelsea I'll never know!). Anyway, a day left before we fly at 10pm and we've decided to go shopping for the cheapest boardies, sunglasses and t-shirts we can find before we hit pricy OZ!Here's a quick round up of Asia as I see it: China, an amazing country steeped with history, fantastic culture, incredible sights and amazing achievements but constantly tainted by the somewhat selfish attitudes of the people. Hong Kong, the finest parts of London in one of the most picturesque places in the world that offers everything anyone could need from beaches to shopping. No.1 city in the world for me at the moment with London, Barcelona and Sydney very close behind. Thailand, a very nice country with loads to do and see, fantastic people despite all the tourism and possibly the worlds' best beer, Chang! Ko Phi Phi is by far the best island and my favourite place on earth so far! Laos, one of the nicest countries I've ever been to mainly down to the people and their friendly laid back approach to life but also due to the incredibly untouched scenery. Vietnam, a slight let down on what I expected, possibly due to the weather, but nevertheless Hoi An is one of the most picturesque towns I've ever seen and the history from the war made it a fascinating place to visit. Cambodia, Angkor Wat was phenomenal and makes Cambodia worth a visit just for Ta Prohm (Tomb Raider temple). We didn't spend enough time in Cambodia to comment on the country as a whole but it definitely seemed poorer than most other countries and a bit run down due to tourism sprouting up so fast. Malaysia, not as I remembered and to be honest the few places we went to offered little apart from fantastic Indian food! Malaysia was expensive and probably affected our time there and meant we were unable to properly experience it. Singapore, a cool city with a good atmosphere but by no means a top city in the world in my book and didn't really justify the high costs.Overall South-East Asia and China is a great part of the world to visit and needs to be done to understand how many people live. It is not at all difficult to travel physically but mentally can wear you down a little. Generally the people are unbelievably friendly and go out of their way to help you. The food is generally fantastic but not very diverse so after three months chicken fried rice gets a little dull. Scenery and sights wise there is so much to see but even the most religious people will tire of temple after temple! So definitely go there if you get the chance but be prepared to be on the tourist trail with everyone else. 3 months have gone very quickly and every day has been completely different but I still can't wait to land in Cairns for a month of chilling on the beach!!