Sun, sand and sea: Your guide to Malaysia’s beaches & islands

Sun, sand and sea: Your guide to Malaysia’s beaches & islands

By on June 12, 2015 in Beach, Diving, Eco, Islands, Malaysia with No Comments

Enjoy some fun in the sun in Malaysia and sink your feet into soft, sandy beaches. Go on a romantic getaway, and chill out to the sounds of the lapping waves. Or take a wild adventure, and explore the wonders of the deep blue sea. Get to know some of Malaysia’s beautiful beaches and islands […]

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Penang Food Trail

Penang Food Trail

By on March 25, 2015 in Food with 8 Comments

Ask any Malaysian about Penang, and they’ll definitely talk about the food. From char kuey teow to nasi kandar, cendol to rojak and more; there’s just so much to taste and try at the food capital of Malaysia. So where do you begin, you ask? Fret not, we’ve gone on the hunt for all the […]

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Thaipusam: A Walk Among Gods

Thaipusam: A Walk Among Gods

By on February 25, 2015 in Celebrations, Events, Festivals, Malaysia with 3 Comments

Indians the world over have a gesture that, as far as I know, is unique to them. It is a sideways lift of the chin, usually performed in unison with a play of the eyes – a long, benign blink – and an almost imperceptible sway of the shoulders. Depending on context, it can be […]

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Thaipusam: Carrying A Common Burden

Thaipusam: Carrying A Common Burden

By on February 25, 2015 in Celebrations, Events, Festivals, Malaysia with 4 Comments

“I am a chain smoker,” says the Kavadi maker. “Every day one packet.” I am standing amidst piles of plywood and steel fittings, power tools on the floor and sawdust in the air, under the front porch awning of a simple terrace house on the outskirts of Banting, 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur. Outside, in […]

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KL in 24 Hours

By on January 27, 2015 in Family, Food, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Shopping with 5 Comments

Whether it’s a stopover en route to another part of the world, or a long weekend getaway, Kuala Lumpur has a lot in store for you. There’s plenty to see and do, even if you’re here for only a day or two. Here’s our guide to making the most of your time in KL. Morning […]

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10 Unconventional Souvenirs to Bring Back From Malaysia

10 Unconventional Souvenirs to Bring Back From Malaysia

By on November 21, 2014 in Malaysia, Shopping with 8 Comments

Remember the last souvenir you received? Chances are, it’s hidden deep in your closet or collecting dust somewhere. So the next time you’re souvenir hunting, forget the fridge magnets, keychains, t-shirts and little trinkets that your friends won’t know what to do with. Here are some unconventional souvenir ideas to bring back from Malaysia that […]

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Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

By on October 17, 2014 in Celebrations, Food, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor with 10 Comments

The beautiful and colourful kolams that decorate the floors of our shopping malls remind us that Deepavali is just around the corner. To get into the spirit of the festival of lights, the blogging crew decided to indulge in one of Malaysia’s favourite Indian meals – banana leaf rice. After all, if there’s one thing […]

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Family Recipes: A Malaysia Day tribute to the country we love

Family Recipes: A Malaysia Day tribute to the country we love

By on September 12, 2014 in Events, Malaysia with 8 Comments

“Let us all as one be reminded that all Malaysians would live together as members of one big family.” – Tunku Abdul Rahman, first Prime Minister of Malaysia . The best family recipes endure the test of time. Each generation adds a little personality to the flavours, while still keeping the original essence alive for […]

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Better Shopping with the Visit Malaysia Visa Prepaid Card

Better Shopping with the Visit Malaysia Visa Prepaid Card

By on September 5, 2014 in Shopping with 5 Comments

If you love shopping but don’t like carrying around a lot of cash, the new Visit Malaysia Visa Prepaid Card is a viable secure payment solution. The world agrees: Malaysia is a great place to shop. From bargain hunting in the local markets, to luxurious shopping in some of the world’s biggest malls, it’s a […]

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Durian, love it or hate it?

Durian, love it or hate it?

By on August 11, 2014 in Food, Malaysia with 17 Comments

“Its taste can only be described as… indescribable, something you will either love or despise. … Your breath will smell as if you’d been French-kissing your dead grandmother.” – Anthony Bourdain With its sharp and thorny exterior, the King of Fruits gives a menacing impression. Coupled with a strong aroma, the controversial fruit has defeated […]

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