The Lost Kingdoms Exhibition @ Muzium Negara, Kuala Lumpur

Southeast Asia was once home to many Hindu-Buddhist kingdoms, such as Angkor in Cambodia, Kedah Tua in modern-day Malaysia, as well as the mighty Srivijaya, Sailendra and Majapahit empires in what is today Indonesia. Their legacies can be seen in the form of ancient temples, relics and artefacts that have survived through the ages. Good… Read More The Lost Kingdoms Exhibition @ Muzium Negara, Kuala Lumpur

Why You Should Visit The Orang Asli Crafts Museum: Muzium Seni Kraf Orang Asli, Kuala Lumpur

When visiting the National Museum of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, most people make a beeline for the grand main building – a three-storey structure with various galleries within chronicling the history of Malaysia from Palaeolithic times up until the modern era. Next to it, however, is a smaller, humble-looking building that can be easy to… Read More Why You Should Visit The Orang Asli Crafts Museum: Muzium Seni Kraf Orang Asli, Kuala Lumpur

We Spent Six Hours At The National Museum in Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand has a rich and colourful history, and it’s chronicled incredibly well at the National Museum in Bangkok.  From the early days of its ancient Buddhist kingdoms of Sukhothai, Lan Na and Ayutthaya to the more modern eras under the Rama kings, the museum offers visitors a look into the history and various facets of… Read More We Spent Six Hours At The National Museum in Bangkok, Thailand

Museum of Malay World Ethnology @ Muzium Negara, Kuala Lumpur

When visiting Muzium Negara (The National Museum), most people make a beeline for the main building – so some might not have noticed the building adjacent to it which houses a small but interesting museum well worth checking out. Muzium Ethnologi Dunia Melayu (Musuem of Malay World Ethnology) is dedicated to Malay culture and history, where… Read More Museum of Malay World Ethnology @ Muzium Negara, Kuala Lumpur

National Museum of Anthropology (Formerly Museum of the Filipino People), Manila

There are many things to do while at Rizal Park in Manila. If you’re a history buff like me, then visiting the museum is a must! With it’s tall, white-washed Corinthian columns and wooden doors, the grand-looking Museum of the Filipino People is hard to miss. Part of the National Museums of the Philippines, it… Read More National Museum of Anthropology (Formerly Museum of the Filipino People), Manila