The Responsible Tourist and Traveller
This is practical 8-step guide based on the "Global Code of Ethics" for Tourism of the World Tourism Organization. It promotes traveling with an open mind and respect for people, culture, animals and environment.
Chinese New Year in Malaysia
Chinese New Year, the spring festival, is the most important holiday for the Chinese community and a public holiday in Malaysia.
Massive Travel Restrictions in Malaysia
Because of the pandemic Corona Virus (Covid-19) Malaysia imposed an restricted travel movement order from March 18 to March 30, 2020
ETS Train Route: Alor Setar - Butterworth - Ipoh - KL
The modern electrified train service along the west coast of the Peninsula connecting the border to Thailand (Padang Besar) with Kuala Lumpur and beyond
Travelling and flying with a baby
This is our experience of travelling with a 8-month to 11-month old baby.
The long day wanes (Anthony Burgess)
A Malayan Trilogy - set in the 1950s in the post-war and pre-independence Malaya
Reactions to the Malaysian Election 2018 results
With the 2018 Election Malaysia witnessed a change of government for the first time in its history since independence from the British in 1957. However it didn't last long, only 2 years later the coalition broke apart ...
Vaisakhi religious festival in Sikhism and Hinduism and is celebrated by the Punjabi / Sikh minority in Malaysia.
How to Properly Secure your Data while Traveling
When traveling for work or leisure, we often remember to secure everything else but our data.
Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching
Sarawak Cultural Village is tucked away on the foothills of Mount Santubong at Damai Beach, 35 km north from Kuching. It is also known as a living museum.
Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple, Kuala Lumpur
Founded in 1873, the Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur. It is situated at edge of Chinatown on Jalan Tun H.S.Lee (fomerly Jalan Bandar / High Street).
Little India, Singapore
Vibrant, colourful and culturally authentic neighbourhood of the Indian community in Singapore with plenty of shops, temples and restaurants. It is also a center of backpacker accommodations.
Jalan Alor, Kuala Lumpur
Food Paradise in Bukit Bintang. Jalan Alor turns into a giant open air street restaurant at night
Pasar Tani Mega, Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur
Large weekend neighborhood market selling everything you need for the Malaysian kitchen fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, meat and snacks
Bazaar Ramadhan in TTDI, Kuala Lumpur
The Bazaar Ramadhan in Taman Tun is one the of the most popular Ramadhan market in the Greater KL area and is known for its good food.
Marinis on 57, Kuala Lumpur
KL's highest roof-top bar and restaurant on Level 57 of Petronas Tower 3 right next to the famous Petronas Twin Towers
Luna Bar, Kuala Lumpur
Super-chic breezy rooftop bar with a pool in the middle (but you cannot use it unfortunately) and one of the best night views in town
Heritage Row, Kuala Lumpur
Nightlife area at Jalan Doresmy. Nightlife spot for the rich and beautiful. Row of refurbished colonial-era shop houses.
KLIA 2, Kuala Lumpur
KLIA 2 is new low-cost terminal of the KLIA airport and has replaced LCCT terminal in May 2014.
Penang Ferry Terminal, Penang
The ferry terminal is arrival and departure point for the old Penang-Butterworth ferry as well as for the ferry to and from Langkawi
Kuala Tembeling Jetty, Taman Negara
The jetty in Kuala Tembeling is the starting point for the 3h boat ride to Taman Negara
Plaza Low Yat (Tech Mall), Kuala Lumpur
Low Yat is the place go to buy electronic and high-tech stuff like computers, laptops , computer parts and accessories, cameras, mobile phones, blanks discs etc.
BB Plaza / Sungei Wang, Kuala Lumpur
Sungei Wang, located in Bukit Bintang, is the oldest shopping complex in downtown Kuala Lumpur. The connected BB Plaza was shutdown in 2015 because of the MRT construction to make way for a new high-rise building.
Singapore's largest shopping mall, located at HarbourfFront with direct connection to Sentosa Island via Monorail or Boardwalk, also has a Golden Screen Cinema
Fraser’s Hill, Kuala Lumpur
Hill resort at 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally set up as a tin-ore trading post in the 1890s, it consists of seven hills.
Kinabalu National Park, Kota Kinabalu
Kinabalu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site located 90km from Kota Kinabalu, offers jungles trekking and climbing Mount Kinabalu - the tallest mountain in the Malay Archipelago at 4,095 metres.
Kuala Selangor (Fireflies), Kuala Lumpur
A trip to Kuala Selangor at estuary of the Selangor River usually includes river boat tour see Firefly colonies living in the mangroves as well as visiting Bukit Melawati and a seafood dinner. The Nature Park is also worth a visit.
3min from Cenang Beach with scenic mountain view, village landscape, quiet and peaceful surrounding and calm atmosphere. In-house restaurant and bar available. ... more
boutique hotel at Cenang beach with exceptional loft design... more
Crystal Yacht offers sailing yacht cruises around Langkawi and the Andaman Sea ... more
Our favourite hostel in KL closed 2015. RIP Red Palm. We miss you!!!... more
Dive shop at Long Beach on Pulau Perhentian Kecil offering dive courses and snorkel trips. Panorama also has accommodation options and a restaurant. ... more
Ramadan Markets in Kuala Lumpur
Once a year, during the fasting month of Ramadan, markets (Malay: Bazaar Ramadhan) are set up everywhere in Malaysia in the afternoon. These markets sell food for people to pack and bring home to break their fast later in the early evening. At these Ramadan markets you can find a variety of the best Malay food which is otherwise hard to find during the rest of the year. Here are 3 of the popular Bazaar Ramadhan in Kuala Lumpur: