Rainforest World Music Festival

By on July 29, 2011 in Festivals with 3 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 Arts & Craft, Festivals 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 Events, 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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BUKIT LAYANG-LAYANG: A GROWN-UP’S PLAYGROUND

By on May 20, 2011 in Events, Festivals 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, States with 5 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, States 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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