Why it's okay to follow 'Malaysian timing' sometimes when you travel


Milk tea stalls, such as Lan Fong Yuen, are often frequented by locals looking for a refreshing pick-me-up. — Photos: CHESTER CHIN/The Star

While I’m all for “Malaysian timing” and am perpetually “on the way” to brunch with friends, punctuality is something that I observe to a tee whenever I’m travelling. In fact, I would rather overcompensate for time during my journey abroad.

If the flight departs at 7am, I would already be at the airport by 3am. The last transfer back to the hotel is at 8pm? No problem, I’ll be among the first in line for the shuttle.

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