Malaysia

My Malaysia

My Malaysia

By Lloyd Green I sit here on the plane leaving Malaysia after eight months. An experience quite unlike any I have ever encountered. Malaysia is a country where the more you invest, the more you get out of it. You could be forgiven for thinking Malaysia is embodied by KL’s global reputation — its bright […]

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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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A budget guide to travelling Malaysia

A budget guide to travelling Malaysia

By on May 13, 2016 in Eco, Food, Hotels, Malaysia with No Comments

By Lloyd Green Okay, if you’re coming to Malaysia to spend two weeks in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and the Perhentian Islands, you’re probably not going to do it on the cheap. But there’s also plenty of people who pass through Malaysia on their way north from Singapore en route to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. […]

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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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LEGOLAND MALAYSIA: There’s a big kid in all of us

LEGOLAND MALAYSIA: There’s a big kid in all of us

By on April 28, 2016 in Family, Hotels, Johor, Malaysia, Tour with No Comments

By Lloyd Green THE GATEWAY TO YOUR CHILDHOOD OKAY, so you’re a parent and your kids want to go to LEGOLAND Malaysia. They’ve been dreaming about this day since….well forever actually. The only ones that need real convincing are you and your wife. Sure, there’s the rides, displays and themed hotel room but what’s in […]

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5 things to do in Teluk Intan

5 things to do in Teluk Intan

By on April 12, 2016 in Buildings, Food, Malaysia, Perak with No Comments

Teluk Intan is a small town that is just 2-hours away from Kuala Lumpur. Once known as Teluk Anson, (Anson Bay) it was named in honour of Major-General Sir Archibald Edward Harbord Anson who planned for its modern township in 1882. A century later in 1982, the name was finally cemented as Teluk Intan which […]

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All You Need To Know (And Other Stuff) About Malaysian Airports

All You Need To Know (And Other Stuff) About Malaysian Airports

By on March 25, 2016 in Buildings, Malaysia with No Comments

By Lloyd Green Travelling to Malaysia soon? Well, you’re bound to stopover at one of it’s many airports. If you’re nervous about flying, are a stickler for safety and cleanliness, or just interested in random facts about planes, here’s a list of some useful (or not so useful) information that will help make your trip […]

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Exploring Rural Malaysia

Exploring Rural Malaysia

By on March 11, 2016 in Family, Homestay, Malaysia with No Comments

By Lloyd Green There’s so much one can see when exploring the maze of highways that connects rugged and rural Malaysia with the social and cultural hubs of Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Kuantan. I was fortunate enough to explore the regions of Kampar, Gua Musang and Raub in September and October last year, celebrating Hari […]

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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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Things Only Found In Malaysia

Things Only Found In Malaysia

By on January 27, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Pahang, Putrajaya with No Comments

World’s Only Things In Malaysia By Lloyd Green There’s a weird science that draws us to the extraordinary. A uniqueness or intrigue at exploring something truly special. It could be a natural phenomenon or a feat of humanity. Whatever the case, it has the potential to blow our mind. Here are 10 incredible things that […]

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