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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 […]

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Lantern Festival: Spectacular Visual Drama Unlike Any Other

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Lantern Festival: Spectacular Visual Drama Unlike Any Other

Every November, Thailand’s Chiang Mai transforms itself into a spellbinding city that looks and feels like a description out of a fantasy novel, as citizens and tourists gather in numbers to celebrate Loy Krathong and Yi Peng. Look up and you’ll see thousands of lanterns glimmering against the night’s sky like swarms of fireflies. Look […]

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 […]

Nilai 3 Wholesale Centre, Negeri Sembilan

Nilai 3 Wholesale Centre, Negeri Sembilan

You can purchase a bewildering array of products at this massive 165-hectare wholesale centre. Located in Nilai, the northern part of Negeri Sembilan, the Nilai 3 Wholesale was built in 2001 and draws shoppers with competitively priced goods such as textile, furniture,clothing, luggage, carpet, garden equipment and caraccessories. Opening hours: 10.00am – 10.00pm Who To […]

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary

The best times to visit the ‘Wild Men of Borneo’ are at 10am and again, at 2.30pm when the primates emerge from the forest for their daily ration of bananas and milk. Watch as the orang utans are fed from a platform in the centre and then returned to roam freely in the forest where […]

Upside Down House Gallery in PD

Upside Down House Gallery in PD

Upside Down House Gallery in PD – Images from LuvelyMummy.blogspot.com A new attraction in Port Dickson has opened which is called the Upside Down House Gallery in PD, Negeri Sembilan. The fun art gallery which opened in May 2015 features everything upside down where guests can come and take loads of memorable pictures. The unique […]

Why The Top should on the top of your Penang travel itinerary

When someone says Penang, all we think about is food, but if you ask me, there’s so much more to Penang than just its food. Theme parks, galleries, breathtaking views… Penang is really the entire package. There’s just so much to do, and so little time! Of course, if you want all of those packaged […]

Top 10 year-end destinations for Malaysians

This article is brought to you by Skyscanner. Where are you going for your year-end vacation? The back-end of the year is packed full of vibrant celebrations around the world, so book now for spectacular fireworks in Taipei, graceful religious ceremonies in Bangkok, soulful Christmas carol concerts in London or gourmet delights in Osaka. Read […]