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 5 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, state 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, Island, state 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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Rainforest World Music Festival

By on July 29, 2011 in festival with 2 Comments

It was a blast! Wonderful music, entertaining crowd, vibrant activities and much more at the recent 14th Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Sarawak held from 8 – 10 July. Organised by the Sarawak Tourism Board, the RWMF is held at the Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV), a beautiful 17 acres setting by the Santubong Peninsula […]

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Result for 1Malaysia International Tourism Floral Night Parade Contest

By on July 19, 2011 in Malaysia with No Comments

Here are the results for the contest: Most Creative Float : YTL Hotels Float Best Lighted FLoat : I-City Shah Alam Float

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“Malaysia, Your New Art Tourism Destination”

By on July 12, 2011 in art& crafts, festival with 4 Comments

The Minister of Tourism Malaysia, YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen, is unveiling yet another exciting and innovative tourism product today, the “1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism 2011” (MCAT 2011) Festival at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Organised for the second consecutive year, the festival will see many art-related events being held from July to […]

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1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade 2011 set to glitter at Putrajaya Lake

By on July 12, 2011 in event, Malaysia with No Comments

For the first time ever, the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia will be organizing the 1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade (1MITNFP) 2011, which is set to shine at the Putrajaya Lake, from July 9 until July 17, 2011. Minister of Tourism Dato’ Seri Dr. Ng Yen Yen will be present at the 1MITNFP 2011 to […]

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