Pasar Karat: Jonker Street Melaka’s Antique Collector’s Market

The term ‘Flea Market’ comes from the French “marché aux puces” or “market of the fleas”, as it was believed that old furniture or items such as clothing, often sold at these bazaars, supposedly contained fleas. In Malaysia, we call our flea markets ‘pasar karat’, or ‘rusty market’ – because people often sold off their scrap metal for a cheap price, and metal rusts, hence … Continue reading Pasar Karat: Jonker Street Melaka’s Antique Collector’s Market

Custom Bikes and All Things Indie: Art of Speed 2015

MOTORHEADS and custom culture lovers, rejoice! The second Art of Speed will be back this year at a bigger, better venue in MAEPS, Serdang from June 6-7! Organised for the second time, AOS is Malaysia’s biggest custom car and motorcycle show, a homegrown event by lifestyle boutique Switchblade KL. This year pays tribute to a burgeoning growth of custom two and four-wheel vehicle enthusiasts, die-cast … Continue reading Custom Bikes and All Things Indie: Art of Speed 2015