MALAYSIA

Kek Lok Si: Penang Island’s Must-See Temple

Kek Lok Si: Penang Island’s Must-See Temple

Known as one of Southeast Asia’s largest Chinese Buddhist temples, it is an atrocity not to get a glimpse of Kek Lok Si Temple when in the island of Penang. The temple is a pilgrimage site to some Buddhist followers in Southeast Asia and when […]

Penang’s Thriving Street Art Scene

Penang’s Thriving Street Art Scene

Penang is a place brimming not only with excellent food but with a flourishing and lively art scene. This current interest in the art scene can be attributed to artist Ernest Zacharevic’s murals, which shot the city to fame in 2012. Nowadays, even more walls […]

Parasailing in Langkawi

Parasailing in Langkawi

And then I realized, Adventures are the best way to learn!  I am a believer that there are adventures waiting for us out there, if we are just willing to open ourselves up to the world. Life does not have to be mundane and we […]

TRAVEL GUIDE TO KUALA LUMPUR

TRAVEL GUIDE TO KUALA LUMPUR

The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is vibrant, modern and yet it retains its history. The iconic symbol of the country, Kuala Lumpur boasts of 8.9 million visitors every year. It is one of the most visited cities in the world today. The city […]

TRAVEL GUIDE TO MALACCA

TRAVEL GUIDE TO MALACCA

Once a very busy location where spices were traded, Malacca has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its significance in history. Known as “The Historic State”, it is the third smallest state in Malaysia, next to Perlis and Penang. Malacca was once the […]

Remnants of Portuguese Occupation in Malacca – A ‘Famosa

Remnants of Portuguese Occupation in Malacca – A ‘Famosa

One of the most valuable ruins left by the Portuguese in Malacca is A ‘Famosa, which means famous in the Portuguese language. If you are ever in Malacca, you should definitely visit it. Known also as Porta de Santiago, the structure is one of the […]

The Charming Little Town of Malacca

The Charming Little Town of Malacca

I have always loved the bucolic country life where everything is so simple. No people hurrying about to get to work and no one rushing to the bus stop or the train station. Everyone is just enjoying life at a leisurely pace. I am not […]

My Food Journey in Malacca

My Food Journey in Malacca

Aside from meeting wonderful locals and fellow travellers, discovering new cultures and seeing picturesque places, food is one of the most compelling reasons for me to travel. Food is always one of the highlights of any travel experience and I have been fortunate to discover […]

Legoland, Malaysia! A Playground for Little Kids and Kids at Heart

Legoland, Malaysia! A Playground for Little Kids and Kids at Heart

Legos are everyone’s favorite childhood toys and being in Legoland, Malaysia made me look back to the days when I would build whatever I could think of using Lego bricks. The theme park was full of colours, of Lego people and Lego rides. It was […]