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Penang Food Trail

Penang Food Trail

By on March 25, 2015 in Food with 8 Comments

Ask any Malaysian about Penang, and they’ll definitely talk about the food. From char kuey teow to nasi kandar, cendol to rojak and more; there’s just so much to taste and try at the food capital of Malaysia. So where do you begin, you ask? Fret not, we’ve gone on the hunt for all the […]

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KL in 24 Hours

By on January 27, 2015 in Family, Food, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Shopping with 5 Comments

Whether it’s a stopover en route to another part of the world, or a long weekend getaway, Kuala Lumpur has a lot in store for you. There’s plenty to see and do, even if you’re here for only a day or two. Here’s our guide to making the most of your time in KL. Morning […]

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Durian, love it or hate it?

Durian, love it or hate it?

By on August 11, 2014 in Food, Malaysia with 16 Comments

“Its taste can only be described as… indescribable, something you will either love or despise. … Your breath will smell as if you’d been French-kissing your dead grandmother.” – Anthony Bourdain With its sharp and thorny exterior, the King of Fruits gives a menacing impression. Coupled with a strong aroma, the controversial fruit has defeated […]

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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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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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Deepavali

By on November 4, 2010 in Celebrations with 4 Comments

The scent of freshly cut jasmine wafts through the air. The kolam decorated intricately with rice powder is a riot of colours. Deepavali treats such as murukku, omapoodi and sweetmeats are prepared for guests.

Preparations are under way for the big celebration of Deepavali in households throughout Malaysia.

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A new day, a new year!

By on January 7, 2010 in Celebrations with 9 Comments

Happy New Year!

New resolutions? New places to travel? Any interesting places to visit?

Share the adventure with us as we explore more of Malaysia this year.

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The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

By on May 18, 2009 in Museums/Gallery with 5 Comments

The smooth jawi script, intricately carved with the words ‘Tengku Khazijah binti Seri Maharaja Sultan Abdul Jalil, Riau 1127 (Hijrah)’, shone brightly in the glass case. The words were inscribed onto a silver tray, replete with small motifs.

It must have once been an important household item, used by the Riau royal family. Present in the early days of the Riau Sultanate, it would have been used to carry delicious cooked food, and warm drinks for family members, guests and friends.

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