FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
2014 / April 2014
Mar 14, 2014

Kuala Lumpur: Global City

When tin miners settled on the Klang River in the 1850s, they dubbed their shantytown “Kuala Lumpur,” meaning “muddy river mouth.” Just 150 years later the name, now synonymous with Southeast Asia’s future, conjures images of the rocket-shaped Petronas Twin Towers, symbols of Kuala Lumpur’s rapid ascent from river encampment to global city.

Portuguese Pleasures

Europe is more fun with a Portugal Stopover.

2013 / January 2013
Jan 1, 2013

Escape From Mainland On The Islands Of Malaysia

From the bridge of a cruise ship in the Strait of Malacca, the Swedish captain gazes ambivalently toward the dark green shoreline of the Malay Peninsula. We are five miles offshore, heading from Penang to Port Kelang on the final leg of an Asian cruise.