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The other side of Maldives

The other side of Maldives

We notice the mountain of garbage first. Then, the smoke spiralling from the top of it. A small woman clad in all black, from her headscarf to her long tunic, is sweeping. Her short coconut midribs broomstick scratches the ground, making not an inch of difference to the muddy street. Behind her stands a mosque […]

New Year Foods Around the World

New Year Foods Around the World

New Year’s Day is always a new beginning, and various cultures across the globe have their own special way of celebrating this new beginning with food. Perhaps you’ll find one that you can resonate with? 1. Vasilopita—Greece In Greece, as well as many other areas in eastern Europe and the Balkans, vasilopita—”king cake” or “Basil […]

Halal & Muslim-Friendly Eateries in Japan

Halal & Muslim-Friendly Eateries in Japan

Struggling to find halal-friendly eateries around Tokyo? Worry no more, here are our top recommendations for you to discover. 1. Curry House CoCo Ichibanya Halal Shinjuku Kabukicho This eatery is popular among the locals for its renowned Japanese curry which has its own quintessential distinct taste compared to the ones in Malaysia. CoCo Ichibanya is […]

Top Halal Food in South Korea

Top Halal Food in South Korea

It’s easier than ever these days to find halal food, wherever you are in the world. South Korea, for instance, now offers a variety of halal-friendly eateries to cater to the discerning Muslim traveler. Here’s a list of completely Muslim-friendly restaurants where the Muslim owners stand by the halal status of their ingredients, with absolutely […]

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 your next holiday should be in East or West Malaysia…or both!

Why your next holiday should be in East or West Malaysia…or both!

There’s one huge perk to visit Malaysia: the many amazingly accessible tourist destinations. No matter what kind of traveler you are, there’s certain to be a trip to suit both your budget and preferences. Whether you’re a foodie, beach lover or adventure seeker, Malaysia has it all. Go on a Food Pilgrimage Penang is called […]

7 Unique Restaurants for Spectacular Dining Experiences Around the World

7 Unique Restaurants for Spectacular Dining Experiences Around the World

While there isn’t a shortage of restaurants with a focus on food and presentation, some ambitious people around the world are offering you dining experiences an ordinary interior designer simply cannot replicate. We curated seven of them for your next grand food trip. 5.8 Undersea Restaurant of Hurawalhi Island Resort Lhaviyani Atoll, Republic of Maldives […]

Klang Valley isn’t the Best Place to Eat Durian in Malaysia

Klang Valley isn’t the Best Place to Eat Durian in Malaysia

If you live in the Klang Valley area, you would go to your local durian shop. We don’t blame you, it’s convenient, and it works.  But you can do better. Generally speaking, buying durians in Klang Valley isn’t quite ideal. This is because they are mostly grown in other states. By the time the durians […]

THESE 10 HALAL CAFES IN KL ARE EVERY INSTAGRAMMER’S DREAM

THESE 10 HALAL CAFES IN KL ARE EVERY INSTAGRAMMER’S DREAM

Whether it’s the food or ambience, KL is teeming with gorgeous cafes and eateries that are begging to be photographed and posted up on your Instagram feeds. We know you can’t resist taking photos before you eat, while you’re eating, and after you eat, so here’s our pick of 10 cafes and restaurants that are […]