“We will get to see the turtles laying eggs tonight,” the guide said. “Really?” we asked in disbelief, thinking that … Continue reading Turtles Up Close and Personal
Taking advantage of the Chinese New Year holiday break, we set off east on a road trip to Kuala Terengganu, an area known as the conservative Malay heartland.
Penang used to be known as the Pearl of the Orient. Then it got dirty, messy and run down. But ever since it was granted UNESCO world heritage site, it has regained its lustre and become a favourite destination for local and foreign visitors.
If you are into beaches, shopping, eating and nature tropical style then Malaysia is the place for you. It is very affordable too. But for history and architectural enthusiasts, Malaysia is fine but not top on the list. Here’s my top 5 of places to visit in Malaysia. Continue reading “Malaysia’s Top 5”
Land of Mahsuri…Who?
Previously, any visit to Langkawi would revolve around Mahsuri, a gamat factory and the ugly giant eagle statue. The lady, sea cucumber and fake eagle have since lost the battle to modern-day tourism. Well, the giant eagle is still popular but that is because it is right next to the Ferry Jetty and Shopping Complex.
Tanjung Sepat, the setting for murder most foul. One and half hours’ drive away from KL, it is the site of the famous Sosilawati murder. Less sensationally, Tanjung Sepat is a small Chinese Village where the main attractions are the Ganofarm, pau’s and dried seafood.
Kuala Selangor is a popular day trip destination for KL-ites.