Starbucks Malaysia Reimagines Raya with New Offerings

We’re just a few weeks shy of Hari Raya Aidilfitri. This year’s celebrations will be a little subdued due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Starbucks Malaysia is keen to inject some colour into the festivities – through several exciting new Raya beverage and merchandise offerings. I’m sure everyone is missing Air Jagung, which is a must-have at Ramadan bazaars. Taking inspiration from this popular drink, … Continue reading Starbucks Malaysia Reimagines Raya with New Offerings

9 Must-Have Hari Raya Dishes For the Festive Season

Ramadan Kareem! Last week marked the start of Ramadan, the holiest month in Islam, when Muslims around the world observe fasting from dawn until dusk. In Malaysia, this is usually a time for Ramadan bazaars – but these have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some states have come up with innovative ways to help traders, such as through delivery services – and while … Continue reading 9 Must-Have Hari Raya Dishes For the Festive Season

FERN launches Hari Raya Collection, Inspired by Morocco

Hey guys! I hope you’re all holding up well, wherever you are. Hari Raya (Eid), which falls on May 23 this year, is just around the corner. Obviously it’s going to be a subdued affair – but I figured we all need something other than depressing reports on COVID 19, so here’s some exciting news for the fashionistas. Known for its elegant batik wear, local design … Continue reading FERN launches Hari Raya Collection, Inspired by Morocco

Ramadhan Buffet @ The Straits Estate, V E Hotel &Residences Kuala Lumpur

One good thing about living in Malaysia ? We have so many holidays for the many different races/religions that live here that it’s like a never-ending celebration throughout the year ! 😀 Christmas and New Year’s is followed by Chinese New Year, then there’s Easter, Diwali, and of course Eid-al-Fitr or Hari Raya, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan. People … Continue reading Ramadhan Buffet @ The Straits Estate, V E Hotel &Residences Kuala Lumpur

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I don’t want a discount…. said nobody ever. Especially Malaysians. We’re natural bargain hunters. The festive season is an exciting time for shoppers – so much to buy, so little time! As times change, an increasing number of people are ditching malls and turning to online shopping sites like Groupon, Lazada and Zalora. Everything under one virtual roof, and you never have to step out … Continue reading Get Cashback from your Online Shopping with ShopBack

Parkroyal KL’s Ramadhan Buffet

Ramadhan is just around the corner and it’s a major celebration in Muslim-majority Malaysia. But even non-Muslims  join in the festivities – during the holidays, we visit our Muslim friends and neighbours, and get to enjoy delicious cuisine. The malls will be decorated with Hari Raya (Eid, in the local language) items and classic Malay hits are often played over the PA system. Muslims fast … Continue reading Parkroyal KL’s Ramadhan Buffet

Food Review: Breaking Fast At Parkroyal’s Ramadhan Buffet

It’s the month of Ramadhan, when our Muslim friends fast for 30 days before celebrating Eid-al-Fitr, or Hari Raya Aidilfitri as it is known in Malaysia. During the fasting period, they have a meal at 5-ish in the morning and will not drink or eat until 7-ish in the evening. Many hotels would offer buka puasa (breaking of fast) spreads throughout this time. For a review from the newspaper I … Continue reading Food Review: Breaking Fast At Parkroyal’s Ramadhan Buffet