DIY Scented Candles Even A Noob Can Make

Like most of my ‘projects’, my first time making DIY scented candles started with a whim: I had a long Christmas break and thought it would be fun to make my own candles at home. Lazada sells convenient candle making kits, most of which are from China. I ordered them in early December, and they came just in time for Christmas! Although I like artsy … Continue reading DIY Scented Candles Even A Noob Can Make

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 miss – which houses the Orang Asli Crafts Museum, aka … Continue reading Why You Should Visit The Orang Asli Crafts Museum: Muzium Seni Kraf Orang Asli, Kuala Lumpur

Piala Seri Endon 2016: Malaysia’s Premiere Batik Contest

What is Batik? If you’ve traveled around South East Asia, chances are you have seen it in souvenir or clothing shops. Batik refers to a technique of wax-resist dyeing cloth to make beautiful, often intricate patterns and figures. Although several cultures around the world are known for it, few are as popular as Indonesia (Javanese batik, in particular, is famed for its beauty and craftsmanship). … Continue reading Piala Seri Endon 2016: Malaysia’s Premiere Batik Contest

Artsy Hunts at Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is well known among travelers as a bustling, metropolitan city – and it’s usually the go-to place for tourists if they are seeking for some culture, shopping and food while in Malaysia. Although it’s less than 40 mins away from my suburban neighbourhood, I rarely venture into the heart of KL unless if it’s for work. There are a few favourite spots though … Continue reading Artsy Hunts at Pasar Seni, Kuala Lumpur