BUKIT LAYANG-LAYANG: A GROWN-UP’S PLAYGROUND

By on May 20, 2011 in event, festival with 1 Comment

Contrary to popular belief, being a travel writer isn’t as hyped up or as glamorous as other people make it out to be. Like any other writing profession, whether you are writing about the latest celebrity gossip, or whether you’re reviewing food at a high class gourmet restaurant, there are always things you want to […]

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Colours of 1Malaysia

By on May 19, 2011 in Malaysia with 1 Comment

Colours of 1Malaysia 2011 is a yearly event organised by Ministry of Tourism to introduce and promote local tourism products, as well as highlighting Malaysia as a tourism destination. This year’s event will be held at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur on the 21st of May, 2011. The event is scheduled to start from 8.00 am […]

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Striking Oil And Spilling Attractions

A lone oil well sits atop Bukit Telaga Minyak in Miri, Sarawak, an icon of the city’s present-day tourist attraction and an important landmark that sparked Malaysia’s entire history in oil and gas. Ironically, it almost never got built if not for the perseverance of a young college dropout from England. Choosing cadetship over completing […]

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Tea Garden with a Difference

By on March 14, 2011 in Eco, Family, highlands, state with 4 Comments

A RANGE OF TOUR PACKAGES AND CONSERVATION EFFORTS MAKE SABAH TEA GARDEN A POPULAR SPOT FOR BOTH EDU- AND ECO-TOURISM. DARYL YEP FINDS OUT. Having returned from Cameron Highlands recently where I overdosed on a dizzying array of tea, I suppose going on another tea trip is out of the question. But strangely enough, in […]

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A day-trip to Melaka

By on February 23, 2011 in Malaysia, Museums/Gallery, state with 4 Comments

Click! Click! Click! … Standing excitedly in front of Porta De Santiago, Timothy Woo snapped away with his camera. He and three of his friends, from the United States, went on a one-day trip to Melaka recently. “We were asking around for a destination that we could go on a day-trip from Kuala Lumpur, and […]

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Sam’s Kitchen and Sam’s on First

By on February 2, 2011 in food with 9 Comments

Piping hot rice is gently scooped onto freshly cut banana leaves, with savoury rasam, spicy chicken curry and crispy papadom.

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Dinos Alive!

By on January 24, 2011 in Family, history, Malaysia, Museums/Gallery with 1 Comment

Apatosaurus (pronounced ah-PAT-uh-SAWR-us). This long –necked quadrupedal dinosaur, which lived during the late Jurassic period, is one of many dinosaurs now roaming the Pusat Sains Negara, located at Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. An exhibition highlighting these amazing creatures, titled ‘Dinos Alive’ is currently on display until 31 May, 2011.

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A Taste of Survivor Island

By on January 7, 2011 in Eco, Island with 6 Comments

FROLICKING IN A MUDDY POOL AND SEARCHING FOR HIGHLY VENOMOUS SEA KRAITS ARE NOT EVERYONE’S CUP OF TEA. DARYL YEP DID THAT ON SURVIVOR ISLAND AND LIVED TO TELL THE TALE I was tempted to dive right in to the awesomely inviting turquoise waters as we arrived at the dock. The tranquil natural surroundings were […]

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Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, Kuala Lumpur

By on January 4, 2011 in Eco with 6 Comments

The bustling city of Kuala Lumpur has many tall buildings and modern structures. However, many people are not aware that in the heart of the city, a patch of greenery still exists.

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Happy New Year!

By on January 4, 2011 in Malaysia with No Comments

Hello everyone! It is such a refreshing experience, coming into 2011! New travel destinations, or undiscovered previously have always been on top of travel destinations throughout the world. Maybe this year, we’ll discover more of Malaysia’s unique experiences and travel hideaways. Who knows?

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