7 Off-The-Beaten Path Experiences in Selangor

The Malaysian government recently announced that interstate travel is allowed again. After months of isolation, many of us are understandably excited to finally be able to be out and about for leisure. Even so, we should still be vigilant – so here are seven off-the-beaten path experiences you can get in Selangor that are away from the crowds. LEMON MYRTLE TEA PLANTATION, SEKINCHAN Lemon myrtle … Continue reading 7 Off-The-Beaten Path Experiences in Selangor

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

Visiting Pusat Sains Negara – The National Science Center, Kuala Lumpur

When I say it has been ages since I last visited Pusat Sains Negara, aka the National Science Centre, I meant AGES. Like 20 years. So I think I can be forgiven for having very fuzzy memories of the place lol. Perched on top of a hill in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, the National Science Centre opened its doors in 1996, covering two levels of exhibition space. … Continue reading Visiting Pusat Sains Negara – The National Science Center, Kuala Lumpur

2D1N Itinerary @ Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Hey guys!  SO I took a 10-day break a couple of weeks ago to accompany the Boy who was visiting Malaysia – and one of the places we went to was Genting Highlands. For those who have never been here before, it’s basically a huge mountain resort with the only (legal) casino in the country. Works are ongoing for a new Fox Studios Theme Park, … Continue reading 2D1N Itinerary @ Genting Highlands, Malaysia

Perlis Travels: Al Hussain Mosque + Hai Thien Seafood, Kuala Perlis

It ‘s easy to see why Masjid Al Hussain in Kuala Perlis is often called the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia. Like the state of Perlis itself, the mosque may be small in size but is stunning in its beauty and unique architecture. The mosque combines traditional Islamic design such as geometric patterns and floral motifs with modern touches. Perched on stilts looking out to … Continue reading Perlis Travels: Al Hussain Mosque + Hai Thien Seafood, Kuala Perlis

7 Things To Do In Perlis, Malaysia’s Smallest State

I think a lot of Malaysians living in the Klang Valley have never ventured beyond the confines of our little bubble, other than to the usual Penang/Ipoh/Melaka tourist spots. I mean, I know people who have been to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, even the US… but who have never set foot in their own backyard, ie Sabah and Sarawak. …Or maybe that’s just me. No … Continue reading 7 Things To Do In Perlis, Malaysia’s Smallest State

Urban Green Spaces – Secret Garden, Upper Roof 1 Utama

Living in the city, there aren’t too many green spaces outside of the allocated parks and forest reserves. In major metropolises, people have taken to ‘urban’ green spaces, converting their apartments or rooftops into small sanctuaries of green. While the practice hasn’t fully taken off in Malaysia, there are a few initiatives slowly taking root, such as the Secret Garden on the upper roof of … Continue reading Urban Green Spaces – Secret Garden, Upper Roof 1 Utama

Drift Like A Pro @ BlastACars Malaysia

*first published on http://www.efy.com.my on January 30 2016. *2017 update: BlastACars Malaysia has moved to a new location at Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur. Watching the Initial D movie will make you want to whip out your steering wheel and go cutting corners like a pro. In the film, racers pit their cars in street races against each other. There was an emphasis on drifting … Continue reading Drift Like A Pro @ BlastACars Malaysia