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The other side of Malaysia

The other side of Malaysia

By Lloyd Green Like in any country, life away from the city is different. In rural Malaysia, village or kampung life is another beast. The Malays and Orang Asli here still practice their traditions, maintaining the old lifestyle of their people. It is completely different from the lifestyle in the city and you can see […]

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Discovering Ipoh: Old Meets New

Discovering Ipoh: Old Meets New

By Lloyd Green There’s a sense of East meets West in Malaysia. A lot of old versus new as well. Ipoh is no different with a unique blend characterised perfectly by its people; a community moulded from the tin mining boom of the 19th century and its position as Malaya’s second greatest city. There’s remnants […]

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Hunting Street Food in Teluk Intan

Hunting Street Food in Teluk Intan

By on April 12, 2016 in Food, History, Tour, Uncategorized with No Comments

If you’re thinking of visiting Teluk Intan, we recommend adding a gastro adventure to your agenda. Delicious food is not hard to come by and you might just make a friend or two in the process of finding your way to one, or all, of these eateries. Abdullah Mastan Ghani Mee Rebus & Rojak On […]

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What do expats say about Malaysia?

What do expats say about Malaysia?

By Emma Richards Well, depending on where you come from, ‘Gosh, it’s hot!’ is quite often the first thing any expat will say about Malaysia. Stepping off the plane for the first time, feeling the humid air fill my lungs and the stifling warmth envelope me as I emerged from the cool into the tropical […]

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Traditional Malaysian Games

Traditional Malaysian Games

By on February 22, 2016 in Arts & Craft, History, Malaysia with No Comments

Back in the days before the internet, iPads, Playstation and other forms of electronic entertainment, both children and adults had to find means of entertainment. If you’re wondering what Malaysians did to keep themselves entertained in those days, here are five traditional games all Malaysians have played at least once in their lives.   Wau […]

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Bucket List 2016

Bucket List 2016

By on January 20, 2016 in Festivals, Food, History, Malaysia, Melaka with No Comments

By Emma Richards A bucket list for 2016; with a country like Malaysia, it’s difficult to know where to start. It’s no secret that Malaysia has an abundance of world class, tropical beaches. It’s well known that Malaysia is home to some of the lushest, most bio-diverse rainforest on the planet. If it’s shopping you’re […]

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Luxe Malaysia

Luxe Malaysia

By on January 14, 2016 in Food, History, Hotels, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Music with No Comments

There’s a side of Malaysia that exudes luxury, quality and grandeur. The moment you step into Kuala Lumpur’s city centre, you’ll notice the finest establishments from five star restaurants, hotels and spas offering the best services you can find. Photo source: marinis57.com One such place is Marini’s On 57. Located on the 57th floor of […]

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The Sounds of Malaysia

The Sounds of Malaysia

By on December 1, 2015 in History, Malaysia, Music with No Comments

From extraordinary sights that will captivate you, to exotic flavours to surprise your taste buds – Malaysia offers a full on sensorial experience. When you get here, it doesn’t just open your eyes, it manages to open up all your senses to different and new adventures. And trust us, your senses will be forever grateful. […]

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Heritage, Rediscovered

Heritage, Rediscovered

By on November 12, 2015 in History, Museums/Gallery, Penang with No Comments

Visiting Malaysia is like stepping back in time. Everywhere you look, there will be something which either reminds its inhabitants of the past. It could be an old building, a shop which has been open for generations, a spot where traditional performances were held and so on. Aside from locations, there are also people who […]

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Citrawarna 2015

Citrawarna 2015

By on November 3, 2015 in Celebrations, Family, Festivals, History, Music with No Comments

Keeping up with the theme of culture, nature and future, the Citrawarna 2015 festival brings Dataran Merdeka to life with the best of Malaysian tourism and cultural elements. It is without fail that this festival, hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, draws the locals and tourists closer to celebrate Malaysia as a melting […]

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