REX KL – An Urban Creative Space In The Heart of Kuala Lumpur

Just a stone’s throw away from Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, REX KL is one of the city’s latest creative spaces and is packed with chic cafes, edgy food outlets and eclectic tenants. Formerly a cinema, the building was abandoned for some time before it was given a new lease of life. As such, vestiges of its days as a cinema remain, such as the wide staircase … Continue reading REX KL – An Urban Creative Space In The Heart of Kuala Lumpur

Watch this Free Online Show To Support the Malaysian Performing Arts Scene: indicinelive! Quaranstream Edition

The coronavirus pandemic has affected many businesses and sectors – and with cancelled shows (going to theatres might be the last thing on people’s minds rn), the local performing arts scene has taken quite a hit. In support of those in the industry, indicinelive! (in-dee-SEE-nee-live) returns this year with a social-distancing compliant performance. Founded by Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) former director-in-residence Kelvin Wong, … Continue reading Watch this Free Online Show To Support the Malaysian Performing Arts Scene: indicinelive! Quaranstream Edition

Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home : An Introvert’s Guide

Hello good people! I hope you’re all keeping safe in this difficult time. Currently working from home because the Malaysian government has initiated a restricted movement order due to the COVID-19 situation – which means businesses (other than essential services) are told to close. While it has been difficult to get things done for work (interviews and events have been cancelled, so I’m scrambling for … Continue reading Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home : An Introvert’s Guide

Melbourne’s Best Kept Secret: The Lyon Housemuseum in Kew

Melbourne is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene – and while art galleries and museums abound within the city, the quiet suburban neighbourhood of Kew houses one unlike any other. Enter the Lyonhouse Museum at 219 Cotham Road. Part museum, part home, it is where the owners, the Lyons, display their extensive collection of contemporary Australian artwork – the largest in Australia. It … Continue reading Melbourne’s Best Kept Secret: The Lyon Housemuseum in Kew

Sheer Wizardry: Watching The Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Play In Melbourne

When I was 11, I recall stumbling across a dog-eared book at my cousin’s place. On the cover was a flying blue car with two boys and an owl sandwiched in between. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”, the title said. I flipped it… and a whole new world of wonder and imagination opened up to me. Harry Potter and the wizarding world in … Continue reading Sheer Wizardry: Watching The Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Play In Melbourne

Visiting The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

As Australia’s hub for culture and the arts, it is only fitting that the city of Melbourne is also home to the country’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum – the National Gallery of Victoria. Located on St Kilda Road in the Southbank neighbourhood, the gallery was founded in the 1860s, and today welcomes over 5 million visitors a year. You’d probably have to … Continue reading Visiting The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Through The Eyes Of A Local : The Hidden Secrets Tour Melbourne

Melbourne is an interesting city, full of things to see and do at every corner. While it’s great to explore and discover hidden gems on your own, some travellers might prefer having a guide to show them secret spots that only the locals would know. Enter Hidden Secrets Tour Melbourne, a walking tour established in 2004 that aims to uncover a side of the city … Continue reading Through The Eyes Of A Local : The Hidden Secrets Tour Melbourne

KITA Festival @ Precint 2 Putrajaya + KL Book Exchange Haul

Hey guys! Haven’t been inspired to write lately – is this what they call burn out? Anyway, I’ve been trying to get my creative mojo back / take my mind off things by going out over the weekend. Saw an event called KITA Fest happening at Precinct 2 Putrajaya and they had a book exchange going on. Since the place was pretty close to where … Continue reading KITA Festival @ Precint 2 Putrajaya + KL Book Exchange Haul