7 Things To Do In Sekinchan – The Rice Bowl Of Selangor, Malaysia

Located on the far northwestern reaches of Selangor, Sekinchan is a small fishing and agricultural town that is perfect for daytrippers from KL. Known for its vast paddy fields, it is also called the Rice Bowl of Selangor. For urban folk, the laidback pace here can be a nice change from the hustle and bustle of city life. The only way to get here is … Continue reading 7 Things To Do In Sekinchan – The Rice Bowl Of Selangor, Malaysia

Royal Floria Putrajaya 2019 @ Taman Botani Putrajaya

The Royal Floria Putrajaya – Malaysia’s premiere flower and garden show – has been held annually for over 10 years now. First conceived in 2008, the idea was to have the nation’s very own version of famous horticulture shows such as the RHS Chelsea, Hampton Court and the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Last year’s Floria was a pretty well organised affair, so I … Continue reading Royal Floria Putrajaya 2019 @ Taman Botani Putrajaya

5 Attractions In Cameron Highlands For People Who Don’t Like Crowds

Once a pristine mountain retreat, Cameron Highlands is a far cry from how it used to be 20 or 30 years ago. Vast swathes of forest have been cleared to make way for hotels, farms and tourist attractions. It isn’t even cold anymore in the daytime, and god forbid you go on a weekend, what with the hordes of tourist buses unloading at the flower … Continue reading 5 Attractions In Cameron Highlands For People Who Don’t Like Crowds

7 Things To Do @ Sungai Pelek & Tanjung Sepat, Selangor

Located far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the small town of Sungai Pelek, some 20 kilometres from the Sepang International Circuit, seems like an unlikely place for tourists. The town, which grew from a Chinese new village (the Chinese-majority settlements set up by the British during the Malayan Emergency, to combat the spread of communism), is often overlooked in favour of … Continue reading 7 Things To Do @ Sungai Pelek & Tanjung Sepat, Selangor

Beautiful Blooms @ Royal Floria Putrajaya 2018, Malaysia’s Premier Flower & Garden Show

Modelled after world-famous flower and garden events the likes of the Chelsea Flower Show in London, the Philadelphia Flower Show in the US and the Singapore Garden Festival in Singapore, the Royal Floria Putrajaya is an annual event held in Malaysia’s administrative capital, Putrajaya. This year marked a significant milestone, as the show celebrated its 10th anniversary, and was held over a 9-day period coinciding … Continue reading Beautiful Blooms @ Royal Floria Putrajaya 2018, Malaysia’s Premier Flower & Garden Show

Perlis Travels: Harum Manis – The Sweetest Mangoes Ever!? + Cheap Shopping @ Padang Besar / Rock Melon Plantation

Hey guys! We’re in Perlis for work – but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun. 😀 After filming wrapped up at the palace, we were taken on a tour of sights around the state. Aside from being one of the rice bowls of Malaysia, Perlis also boasts agricultural produce, such as the Harum Manis, a popular mango variant known for being exceptionally … Continue reading Perlis Travels: Harum Manis – The Sweetest Mangoes Ever!? + Cheap Shopping @ Padang Besar / Rock Melon Plantation

Tasting the Best Beef in Australia ! @ Blackmore Wagyu Farm, Alexandra, Victoria

David Blackmore knows a thing or two about beef. After all, the award-winning farmer is considered a pioneer in bringing wagyu cattle to Australia, and now owns a 150-hectare farm in the Victoria region, where his beef is very much sought after both locally and abroad, despite its hefty AUD$450/kilo price tag. Prior to the 1970s, wagyu was exclusive to Japan – a national treasure … Continue reading Tasting the Best Beef in Australia ! @ Blackmore Wagyu Farm, Alexandra, Victoria

Sekinchan: Paddy Fields and Temples

Imagine a flat expanse of green and golden yellow, stretching on for miles in all directions – dotted only by the odd blockish building in the middle of each field. This is Sekinchan, a paddy and fishing village on the outskirts of Selangor. What was once a sleepy nook has become a famous tourist destination, thanks to a TV show.. but there’s no doubt that … Continue reading Sekinchan: Paddy Fields and Temples