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COVID-19 Vaccine Race

COVID-19 Vaccine Race

There have been more than 13 million people worldwide who have been infected with COVID-19, and about 580,000 people dead so far within the first seven months of the discovery of the virus. One of the worst epidemics that we have faced as a globe was the Black Death, a.k.a. the Bubonic Plague, which killed […]

Meaning of Colours in Different Cultures

Meaning of Colours in Different Cultures

All of us enjoy seeing different colours, and we all associate different colours with different moods or emotions. However, the meaning of colours is not the same for different cultures, as they have different attitudes toward the same colours. For example, red is one of the most popular colours in Chinese culture, but Koreans are […]

Visit Malaysia 2020: Hidden Gems You Must Add To Your Bucket List Immediately

Visit Malaysia 2020: Hidden Gems You Must Add To Your Bucket List Immediately

By now, we’re all probably at least slightly familiar with the phrase ‘Visit Malaysia 2020’. Who can forget the whole logo debacle that happened more than a year ago? An amateurish design that got rightfully roasted by the masses on social media. Even the far sleeker, much more professional looking second design was ridden with […]

Valentine’s Traditions in Europe

Valentine’s Traditions in Europe

The creation of Valentine’s traditions is only fairly recent. The association of Valentine’s Day with romantic love began since the time of Geoffrey Chaucer, the Father of English Literature. For this was on St. Valentine’s Day,When every bird cometh there to choose his mate. —Geoffrey Chaucer, Father of Literature, “Parlement of Foules” (1382) Prior to […]

Romantic Destinations and Dining Experiences

Romantic Destinations and Dining Experiences

The search for romantic destinations takes place every year, especially around early February for the last-minute planners, because of this wonderful day, called Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated right in the middle of February. With that in mind, we put together this list to help you identify the most romantic destinations and dining experiences for […]

Travel Tip: Clothing for Culture and Comfort

Travel Tip: Clothing for Culture and Comfort

We have come to an age of globalisation: people from different cultures coming into contact with others more frequently than ever, thanks to the increasing convenience and affordability of air travel. With so many cultures, there are so many different cultural norms—for example, it is considered rude to not slurp when eating ramen in Japan, […]

Wave Hello to the 2020 Tioman Surf Festival!

Wave Hello to the 2020 Tioman Surf Festival!

You’ve heard of surf festivals; you’ve heard of Pulau Tioman; now, get ready for Tioman Surf Festival 2020! A Brief History about Tioman Surf Festival The person responsible for coming up with the Tioman Surf Festival is a local surfing enthusiast by the name of Hisham Uyub. Hisham started the Tioman Surf Festival a few […]