Category Archives: Travel Spotlight

Travel Spotlight: Dan On The Road

  Traveling with a family in tow.  This months’ Travel Spotlight features Danial Ariff, from Dan on the Road, who loves a good road trip and the adventures that come with it. I wanted to get his perspective on what it’s ...

Travel Spotlight: Devi the Daredevil

  How I met Devi the Daredevil. I met Devi through one of the Tourism Selangor program and found out later that we share the same birthday (yay for Cancerians!). Besides that, we also share the same passion in traveling, although ...

Travel Spotlight: Erman “Ini Jalan Bapak Aku”

  How I Met Erman.  Erman and I go way back when we were both starting out in a local advertising company. This was 8 years ago. Our friendship has grown leaps and bounds to the point that we have ...

Travel Spotlight: Bino from “I Wander”

  You can say that I found out about Bino by accident and did not realize that I have been following his Instagram photos all this while. I was looking at an interesting story from the Filipino Travel Bloggers page ...

Travel Spotlight: Helga on Instagram

I met Helga during the MySelangorStory competition which was held back in 2011. He was this quiet guy yet had a lot of potential in photography through his eyes. After parting ways, we met again in Jakarta and he and ...

Travel Spotlight: Lesly On Working Holidays

If you love nature and don’t mind working to fund your travels, then why not consider New Zealand with its’ mesmerizing landscape. A few of my friends seem to think that it’s a good idea especially when you get to ...

Guest Post: Travel Tips For Your First Visit To India by Rohit Agarwal

  Most of the first time travelers have described India as a ‘Cultural Shock’ and being an Indian I cannot help but agree that for a first time visitor from an entirely different culture it can be a bit of ...

Travel Spotlight: Amalla Vesta the Swanky Traveler

  I first met Vesta when we were both speaking at a social media panel session during AWE 2013 (Asian Women Empowerment Conference) in Kuala Lumpur. Although we did not manage to spend a lot of time getting to know ...

Travel Spotlight: Zahariz from Malaysian Nomad

Zahariz Khuzaimah is such an inspiring traveler who sees everything in a beautiful light. Having this interview with him over teh tarik was a good opportunity to get to know him better, to understand how he travels and the reason ...

Road to Siam by Glenn the Underwater Adventurer

  Glenn is my colleague and he is an underwater adventurer, in other ways an excellent diver who loves the ocean like his own home. His photo collection of his trips, especially the ones beneath the water are so colourful. ...

Travel Spotlight – Gina Hisham

 This was taken in Toulouse, France 2012, where we were sent to bring back the first A380 for MH. – Gina The Travel Spotlight is back for 2014 and this time I’ve invited a former flight stewardess to answer a ...

Travel Spotlight: Talon from 1Dad 1Kid 1Crazy Adventure

Having recently connected by a mutual friend, Talon from 1Dad 1Kid is quite the superdad. I had been following his stories since Google Reader days where his would appear first on my list. Therefore you can imagine the excitement when ...

Travel Spotlight: You.

As we celebrate the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration, I decided to change the Travel Spotlight to feature Malaysians who has or will be celebrating this festivity overseas. For the benefit of my international readers, Hari Raya Aidilfitri (Ed al-Fitr) ...

Travel Spotlight: Romancing the Planet

The Travel Spotlight for July takes us to India where Karthik (Romancing the Planet) is based. After connecting with him through social media, I discovered how amazing his photos are as he captures them during his travels around the world. ...

Travel Spotlight – Ong Sue Yin the StreetPhotographer

I’m  going to tell you a story about a dream I had about my good friend Sue Yin who is currently pursuing her passion in black &  white film photography. It was so real that I felt as though I was  ...

Travel Spotlight: Five Foot Traveller

I met this petite writer during the first Malaysian Travel Bloggers Meet-up last year and I did not know much of her background until I read her articles in the local newspaper called New Straits Time. She is one of ...

Travel Spotlight: The Glamourous Traveller

I’ve kept this Traveller a mystery because she is indeed mysterious, traipsing the Corporate world, hopping from one city to another like Tarzan does to a grapevine. That is part of the reason though. The other part is that the Travel ...

Travel Spotlight: Ramble And Wanderer

I met Ramble and Wanderer or R.a.W  (as he is fondly called) when he first posted a comment on one of my Paris blog posts. After a few rounds of comment exchanges, a meet-up when he was in KL and the recent ...

Guest Blogger – Why should Pakistan be your next destination this summer?

  Pakistan has lately emerged as a prominent yet controversial country on the globe. Lot of people have developed interest about the people and geography of Pakistan but unfortunately, much of this is designed to frighten the tourists off. I ...