Tag Archives: heritage

Pulau Tiga Marine Park, Sabah

Pulau Tiga is the largest of the three islands that make up Pulau Tiga Park. Its beautiful landscape and unspoilt natural environment attracted CBS TV Network of the USA to use it as the main location for its first ever episode of the popular ‘Survivor’ Programme, dubbing it the ‘Survivor Island’. This island was formed […]

Danum Valley, Sabah

The Danum Valley Conservation Area, 83km south-west of Lahad Datu, is blessed with a startling diversity of tropical flora and fauna. This vast Eden-like basin is home to the rare Sumatran Rhinoceros, orang utans, gibbons, mousedeer and the beautiful clouded leopard. Some 270 species of birds have been recorded in the area. The Danum Field […]

Sungai Timun Fire Flies, Rembau

Take a downriver cruise and take in the glowing banks of Sungai Timun. This fascinating natural phenomenon is attributed to the presence of a firefly colony, said to be one of the largest in the country. The fireflies feed on the leaves of the berembang trees nightly. The nearby Sungai Timun fishing village is popular […]

Kampung Pelegong Homestay

Get away from it all and return to the serenity of life in a traditional Malay village under the Pelegong Homestay programme in Negeri Sembilan. Here, you will be able to enjoy the warm hospitality of your host family and be a part of the household by joining them in their daily activities. Wake up […]

Taman Mini Malaysia & Mini ASEAN

The Taman Mini Malaysia cultural park is located a few kilometres outside of Melaka, near the town of Ayer Keroh. If you have an interest in traditional architecture and ways of life, this is a great place to go exploring. Each of the homes represents the architectural style of the 13 states in Malaysia and […]

Bastion Middleburg , Melaka

After the fall of Melaka from the Portuguese to the Dutch on 14 January 1641, new measures were taken to ensure the safety of Melaka. The Dutch fortified the walls of Melaka city, which further strengthened the existing city’s defences left by the Portuguese. The Dutch still received threats from outsiders and locals in a […]