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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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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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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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Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

By on October 17, 2014 in Celebrations, Food, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor with 11 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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5 Pasar Ramadans in the Klang Valley not to be missed

5 Pasar Ramadans in the Klang Valley not to be missed

By on July 18, 2014 in Food, Selangor with 9 Comments

Once a year, Pasar Ramadans spring into action all over the country for a full month during Ramadan. Here are our top picks of params around the Klang Valley. Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk. In Malaysia, food stalls pop up at […]

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A visit to the Floria Putrajaya 2014

A visit to the Floria Putrajaya 2014

Malaysia’s much-awaited flower and garden festival is back from the 14th to 22nd June 2014 with mesmerising colours, spectacular gardens and a whole lot of fun for everyone. Whether we’re declaring our love, sharing our sympathies, giving a token of thanks or even saying we’re sorry, flowers have never failed to express our emotions when […]

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Racing Over Putrajaya

Racing Over Putrajaya

By on June 9, 2014 in Events, Malaysia, Putrajaya with 5 Comments

Red Bull Air Race, the world’s fastest motorsport, makes its debut appearance in Malaysia before a captive crowd. The bright yellow plane zoomed by, nimbly manoeuvring past 25-metre high Air Gates, a trail of smoke the only evidence of its flight path just seconds ago. Another plane followed, as one by one, all 12 Master […]

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The Road to Old Terengganu

The Road to Old Terengganu

By on July 31, 2012 in Family, Food, History, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery, States, Tour with 9 Comments

The deep seas off Terengganu may be rich in oil and gas reserves, making the east coast state among the region’s leaders in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, but some argue that its real treasures are all found on the mainland.

With a documented history reaching as far back as the 2nd century, Terengganu certainly has accumulated a wealth of heritage influenced by the Langkasuka and Srivijaya kingdoms it was part of, and the Majapahit, Khmer and Chinese empires it traded with. Despite modern developments, the old Terengganu still remains – and the best way to explore it? Via Federal Route 3 – approaching a hundred years old, but still one of Malaysia’s most scenic highways.

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1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival

1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival

By on July 12, 2012 in Arts & Craft, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery, States with 5 Comments

Malaysian art scene has steadily gained acclaimed recognition with the emergence of unique painting styles, catapulting Malaysia’s artists to international prominence.

Gaining momentum as an art tourism destination, Malaysia is slowly but surely entering the international art foray with a yearly three-month long campaign held from July to September under the aptly titled, ‘ 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival’.

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Heaven at the Edge of Borneo

Heaven at the Edge of Borneo

By on July 9, 2012 in Eco, Family, Malaysia, States with 11 Comments

Robert Frost once wrote, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” He could very well have written about Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, a mere dot on the map of Kudat district in Malaysia. Relatively unknown due to its remote location, Tanjung Simpang Mengayau doesn’t get many visitors, and for now, this outpost on Borneo Island remains a paradise.

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