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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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City Girl, Malaysian Outback

City Girl, Malaysian Outback

By on December 9, 2015 in Beach, Highlands, Islands, Malaysia, Perak, Tour with No Comments

We stopped the car on the side of a mountain highway. There were no cars going up or down aside from the occasional cargo trucks. They sound like old grumpy turtles when they come round the bend into view. The view is enough to stop anyone in their tracks. It honestly doesn’t look or feel […]

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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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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 6 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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Thaipusam: A Walk Among Gods

Thaipusam: A Walk Among Gods

By on February 25, 2015 in Celebrations, Events, Festivals, Malaysia with 6 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 6 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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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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