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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Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre

Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre

By on July 20, 2012 in Family, Food, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery with 8 Comments

Did you know that there is a permanent display promoting local products and services from over 500 Malaysian companies?

The Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre (MEEC) at Menara MATRADE in Kuala Lumpur is the place for trade visitors to obtain more information on Malaysian local products for export.

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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 9 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 5 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 6 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 4 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 2 Comments

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 8 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 2 Comments

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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