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Bazaar Ramadan: Kampung Penchala

The Kampung Penchala Ramadan Bazaar is located between Taman Tun Dr. Ismail (TTDI) and Damanasara Perdana area, separated by the Penchala Link Highway. The Bazaar can be seen from the highway with its’ colourful tents and cars parked along the ...

Ramadan Buffet: Serai Paya PJ Hilton

I’ve always visited Hilton Petaling Jaya for seminars, talks and even dinner but this was the first time I came for the Ramadan Buffet spread at their Paya Serai Restaurant. I have to thank Jard for inviting me to break ...

That Birthday Weekend Trip To Janda Baik

  This is the weekend where I aged a year older and wiser (I hope). I had such an incredible three-two birthday which was started with the a road trip to Janda Baik. At first we had 3 options of ...

What To Expect During A Triathlon

This was my first time attending an International Triathlon Competition as well as observing a Sports Tourism even in Malaysia. For the past year, sports has been picking up amongst the locals which started with the running trend followed by ...

That Other Avillion Hotel In Port Dickson

My Aunt and cousin Sydney were visiting us during their summer vacation and they always had impromptu plans to fly out to Bali or Phuket from Malaysia (because it’s cheaper). Every year they would do something new and this year was no ...

Tales of Cordoba – Museo Torre de la Calahorra

Across the Guadalquivir River and 15 minutes from La Mezquita was the Museo Torre de la Calahorra which looked like a castle from where we stood. Made of red bricks and stones, the Museum had very little windows which made ...

Kuala Selangor: A Tree Planting Weekend!

  Raja Musa Pit Swamp Forest Rehabilitation Program I have been itching to do some charity for quite a while but always put it off because I’m not really sure where and what to donate to. When I read an ...

Tales of Cordoba – Banos del Alcazar Califal

The Alcazar was a fortified palace complex of residential and public areas, with gardens, palaces, administrative areas, baths, patios and the royal cemetery. Its’ origin goes back to Visigoth times (6th – 7th centuries) . Some texts referred to it ...

Phuket: An Episode of Sleeping & Eating

  Heading to a beach hotel. This is the first planned holiday which we booked last year and I couldn’t wait to head to the beach! Yeay! We woke up at 430am to take the first flight out to Phuket ...

Tales of Cordoba – The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos

  From a Palace to a Prison. The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, is situated by the Campo de la Verdad, an area of terraced gardens. Some of the gateways to the Jewish quarter are located opposite here too. The ...

Tales of Cordoba – The Great La Mezquita (Mosque)

The Story of Historical Cordoba & The Mosque The arrival of the Moors to Spain in 711 made Cordoba the headquarters of the Emirate founded by the Ommiad leader Abd al-Rahman the first. His descendants made Moorish Cordoba the richest ...

Padi House: Putrajaya

Padi House is still a low key restaurant even though they currently have a few branches in the Klang Valley. I have visited the one in Bandar Baru Seri Petaling but the one in Putrajaya was newer and had a ...

Cherating: Snake Island (Pulau Ular)

Island Tripping. Being a typical beach bum girl, I’m always looking forward to a little island adventure and we made sure that we made time for this trip. The staff at the recreation centre reminded us to wear our orange ...

Photo Essay: Fishing Village in Cherating

There was a fishing village just across from where The Legend Resort stood and we made a quick pit stop before heading back to the hotel. Here’s a quick story on why we were there. The fishing village is home to ...

Cherating: Underneath the Mangrove Trees

Hello Cherating Lama! Twenty minutes from Legend Resort Cherating was a mangrove area which stretched up to more than 5km by river. The itinerary said boat cruise which unexpectedly meant a boat cruise along a mangrove area. Upon arrival at ...

Serdang: To Fish Or Not To Fish

I pretty much love weekend nowadays even when the weather is hot and sticky. It just gives me time to do things that I feel like doing be it swimming on my back, eat loads of ice cream on the ...

Cherating Beach: Riding the ATV

There was always a first time for many things and during this trip I managed to do two of those things. Watching the turtles and riding the awesome ATV for the first time ever. We saw these machines while we ...

Cherating: Seeking Turtles

Turtles during the day. Watching episodes after episodes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle at a young age had exposed me to such lovely creatures in colourful headbands. I later learned and further realized that no turtles could ever carry numchucks ...

Sleeping at The Legend Resort, Cherating

A month ago, before the Labour Day Holiday, we had wanted to go the Cherating for the weekend and ended up canceling it because of other last minute plans. Imagine my delight when I had this opportunity to go to ...

Selangor Heritage Photo Carnival 2012

The Selangor Heritage Photo Carnival, held on the Kota Klang Bridge was dedicated to inspiring photos of Selangor in 24 hours, taken by the people themselves. This was the first time visiting the carnival but the second time held by Tourism Selangor. Honestly ...

Shah Alam: The Midnight Prawns

  Fishing for Prawns late at night. The last time I went fishing was when I was 10 years old and that was with my uncle and cousins at a small river somewhere in Hulu Langat. I remembered him putting ...

Citrawarna Malaysia 2012

Colours of Malaysia has arrived again. Colours of Malaysia was held Merdeka Square this year which included arts and crafts, traditional music, exotic dances and traditions from our diverse culture. This event which was first held in 1999, became an ...