Fantastic Hill Views @ Bukit Jugra, Kuala Langat

The historical town of Jugra in Kuala Langat, bordering the far reaches of Selangor, was once the state’s royal town in the late 19th century. Today, it’s a far cry from its glory days, ever since the center of administration shifted to Klang, and then Kuala Lumpur. Now a sleepy backwater town, many of its…

Ngok San Temple, Kuala Kubu Bharu

While leaving Kuala Kubu Bharu after lunch, we saw a few Chinese temples, set at the foot of the hills nearby. We decided to stop by at one called Ngok San Temple. It’s hard to miss, since the building is brightly painted in shades of yellow, green, red and pink. To access the place, simply…

Small Town Charm @ Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor

Bordering the fringes of the Malaysian states of Selangor and Pahang is Kuala Kubu Bharu, about 70km away from Kuala Lumpur. Founded in the 18th century, the place is now a popular  spot for adventurers and cyclists thanks to its scenic hills, hot springs and waterfalls. The town itself, while quiet, has a quaint charm,…

Fun-filled Spring comes to Broadway Macau

The month of April brings with it blooming flowers and warmer days – although that doesn’t mean much to me in ever-tropical Malaysia where the four seasons are hot, rainy, durian and mosquito season (!) :D Those planning a trip to Macau, however, can look to ushering in a fun-filled spring at Broadway Macau, the…