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Destination: Malaysia’s Hidden Gems

Destination: Malaysia’s Hidden Gems

Travelling, both domestically and internationally is uncertain for the foreseeable future, with many countries still battling COVID-19. That said, after being cooped up at home for what looks like forever, we feel your thirst and need to go for a much-deserved trip. Instead of the cliched beach and highland getaways, we have curated a list […]

Tasik Cermin – Ipoh’s Hidden Oasis

Tasik Cermin – Ipoh’s Hidden Oasis

Literally translated as “Mirror Lake”, Tasik Cermin is a pristine oasis that’s mysteriously tucked deep within one of the clusters of limestone hills in Ipoh (my hometown), a city 2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. If you’ve not already known, Ipoh is famous for its widespread karst formations throughout the city, thus rendering it the nickname “Guilin of Malaysia”. I chanced upon this […]