Heaven at the Edge of Borneo

Heaven at the Edge of Borneo

By on July 9, 2012 in Eco, Family, Malaysia, States with 6 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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1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade

1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade

By on June 25, 2012 in Celebrations, Family, Malaysia with 4 Comments

Floating gracefully along Putrajaya Lake, the decorated boats take on a life of their own…

This year, at the 1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade, visitors will be greeted by a splash of colours, bright lights and mesmerising decorative boats, set to take place from 30 June till 8 July.

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1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival

1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival

By on June 22, 2012 in Malaysia, Shopping with 4 Comments

It’s that time of the year again!

Sale, Sale, Sale….!

From 15 June to 2 September ( a total of 11 weeks!) the whole country will have bargains galore for visitors with a string of promotions and tempting discounts.

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1Malaysia International Shoe Festival

1Malaysia International Shoe Festival

By on March 30, 2012 in Arts & Craft, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery, Shopping with 3 Comments

I love shoes! Be-ribboned tied in cute bows, stilettos, chic sandals, jazzy platforms, comfortable pumps or even a sexy pair of boots, or two… oh, you’ll be spoiled for choice at this year’s shoe festival. Especially with the launch of the 3rd Malaysia International Shoe Festival at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The event […]

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Flag raising ceremony, Dataran Merdeka

By on March 5, 2012 in Malaysia with 1 Comment

Not sure what to do on a Monday morning in Kuala Lumpur?

Catch the Jalur Gemilang flag raising ceremony at Dataran Merdeka, at 10 am (lasts 10 to 15 minutes) every Monday morning, weather permitting, of course.

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Malaysia Tourism Award 2010/2011 Winners

By on December 23, 2011 in Malaysia with 6 Comments

Congratulations to winners of the recent Malaysia Tourism Award 2010/2011 ! The gracious presence of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Haminah Hamidun certainly made the Malaysia Tourism Award ceremony, a grand affair to remember. First initiated in 1987, the Malaysia Tourism Award, is held bi-annually. It is […]

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1Malaysia Year-end Sale 2011

By on November 21, 2011 in Family, Malaysia, Shopping, States with 1 Comment

The fabulous 1Malaysia Year End Sale (1MYES) has just started!

It was kicked off officially with a special launch at the Bukit Bintang Dome in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, by Minister of Tourism, Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen.

Organised by the Ministry of Tourism, the 1MYES 2011 sale season starts from 15 November 2011 to 1 January 2012.

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Putrajaya, the making of a city

By on November 17, 2011 in Buildings, Eco, Family, History, Malaysia, Tour with No Comments

As a young capital, Putrajaya may not have the character and soul of the great cities of the world, but it is well on its way there with innovative architecture, community-centric town planning and long term ambitions. In relation to many of Malaysia’s other cities like Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, the garden city of Putrajaya is like a new kid on the old block. Granted, it lacks the dramatic history of the former and the age-old culture of the latter but what it has in excess is youthfulness, a modern vision and a spirit to embrace the new.

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Labuan

By on October 11, 2011 in Beach, Diving, Eco, Islands, States with 2 Comments

Labuan, a triangular shaped island with six smaller islands, is located 10 km off the coastal waters of Sabah. The Federal Territory of Labuan comprises Labuan Island (75 km²) and six other smaller islands  which are Pulau Burung, Pulau Daat, Pulau Kuraman, Pulau Papan, Pulau Rusukan Kecil, and Pulau Rusukan Besar. Facing the South China Sea, […]

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MATTA FAIR IS BACK!!!

By on August 12, 2011 in Hotels, Malaysia with 1 Comment

  The MATTA fair is back! Organised by the Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA), the fair is held from 12 – 14 August from 10 am – 9 pm at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur. This 32nd edition of the MATTA fair, showcases 945 booths promoting travel related products […]

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