Archive for February, 2009

The Magic Potion For All Occasion

By on February 23, 2009 in Islands, Langkawi, Shopping with 6 Comments

I guess every country has its own cure-all – a panacea for all manner of complaints, whether physical, emotional or, even, mental!The French swear by their distilled lovely-scented lavender flowers. The Chinese have their ginseng. The Japanese love their green tea. A German family I know reaches for their chamomile on every occasion, and not […]

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Desaru Fruit Farm

By on February 23, 2009 in Eco, Family, Food, Tour with 16 Comments

“Do you know how to choose a good jambu air?”

“Here, look at its fleshy back. It must be firm and make sure it is clean.”

A bubbly, Henry Goh, our guide at the Desaru Fruit Farm, with his cowboy hat grinned widely.

Several ikat of jambu air were hanging from a pole in the clean orchard. Pink and blue plastic wrappers hung colourfully on the treetops above us.

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Kuala Lumpur Craft Centre

By on February 23, 2009 in Arts & Craft, Family, History, Museums/Gallery with 2 Comments

A visit to the Kuala Lumpur Craft Cultural Complex at Jalan Conlay, is a wonderful hidden gem. Tucked away from the busy traffic, this craft centre is situated in an open-concept building, with traditional motifs and intricate wooden carvings. The complex houses several different sections comprising a craft museum, artists’ colony and craft village as […]

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Baby-friendly Langkawi

By on February 23, 2009 in Baby, Baby-Friendly, Beach, Family, Islands, Langkawi with 12 Comments

An island holiday that’s perfect for moms, dads and babes-in-tow! It was supposed to be a three-day vacation but we packed like we were going away for three weeks. Well, I guess that’s what happens when you go on your first-ever holiday with a baby in tow! Our luggage literally burst at the seams with […]

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Butterfly Farm

By on February 23, 2009 in Eco, Family, Highlands, Museums/Gallery, Tour with 1 Comment

“When holding a scorpion, never touch the middle of its body. This is the most sensitive part,” bellowed Mohamad Jahangir, a worker at the Butterfly Farm at the Kea Farm area, Cameron Highlands. “Make sure you touch the scorpion at its tail (not the part with the sting, though). This is because scorpions can only […]

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Selamat Datang

By on February 23, 2009 in Malaysia with No Comments

Selamat datang, a warm welcome and a Happy New Year 2009!

We are delighted to introduce you the latest addition to the Tourism Malaysia website, our very own Tourism Malaysia blog.

Journey with us through lush rainforests, unique city landscapes and traverse the hustle and bustle of life in cities around the country.

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