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Why Mid-September is the Best Time to Visit Korea this Season

Why Mid-September is the Best Time to Visit Korea this Season

September 12 to 14 of 2019 would be a fantastic time to visit Korea. This is because the country is celebrating its biggest holiday: Chuseok. Also called Hangawi, Chuseok is a harvest festival (or sometimes known as Korean Thanksgiving Day) where Koreans would visit their families, pay respect to their ancestors, and eat seasonal food. […]

Why You Should Visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: the World’s Largest Arts Festival

Why You Should Visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: the World’s Largest Arts Festival

PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID MONTEITH HODGE  In just a month’s time, the 2019 instalment of a world-famous festival will roar to life. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running from 2 to 26 August, will be a massive celebration of all things art.  Artists of all manner of disciplines will converge in the city of Edinburgh from across […]

The World’s Biggest Music Festivals Happening in July 2019

The World’s Biggest Music Festivals Happening in July 2019

We’re right in the middle of Summer for the Northern hemisphere. That means your vacation can take the form of outdoor events, namely music festivals. You’re only young once, so party hard while you still can. At nothing less than the most celebrated festivals around the world. Tomorrowland Belgium 19 – 21, 26 – 28 […]

5 Things to Look Forward to at the George Town Festival 2019

5 Things to Look Forward to at the George Town Festival 2019

George Town Festival 2019 Trailer Food won’t be the only reason to visit Penang. This July, George Town will become a living, breathing stage for art, culture, music, and street performances. The 2019 event marks its 10th instalment to date, a festival making art accessible to anyone.  Choose a weekend or two to bring your […]

Vintage and second-hand shopping in Kuala Lumpur

Vintage and second-hand shopping in Kuala Lumpur

Grab your shovel and pick and let the treasure hunting begin. Even if it’s not as well-known for its second-hand shopping, Kuala Lumpur is a gem for vintage lovers. Check out these top picks for haute couture discoveries, thrift and bundle shops, clothing and furniture.   Filling the wardrobe Established in the late 1980’s, Buntil […]

7 HALAL CHINESE RESTAURANTS IN KLANG VALLEY FOR YOUR CNY DINNER

7 HALAL CHINESE RESTAURANTS IN KLANG VALLEY FOR YOUR CNY DINNER

The beauty of being in Malaysia is that you can sample traditional cuisines from different cultures – and the best part is, you can get halal versions of almost any dish ? With the Chinese lunar new year just around the corner, it’s time to enjoy Yee Sang (or also known as Yusheng)! ? For the uninitiated, […]