Posts by: Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Famed as the ‘Chicago of Asia’ due to its role as central China’s major transportation hub and communication centre, Wuhan stands as the capital city of Hubei Province and blessed with abundance of cultural elements, ancient tales and natural wonders. Recently, Gaya Travel team, together with several selected...

Singapore – The vibrant and innovative travel experience offered by Scoot, Asia/Pacific’s best low cost airline[1], is set to get bigger and better from 25 July, as Scoot and Tigerair aim to complete their integration and operate all flights under the Scoot brand, subject to final regulatory approval. With this final...

I was given an opportunity to unearth the hidden gems of Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido, under a special invitation from Hokkaido Tourism. After undergoing this exciting trip, I learned that this magnificent and under-the-radar Japanese island is a place worth visiting due to its delightfully dry and powdery...

Travellers all come in various forms: solo, couple or family. Each has its own positive side and challenges. Travelling families, for instance, requires suitable accommodation, consequently giving parents headache since they need to consider may aspects such as safe environment, sufficient space, efficient facilities...

Continuing its expansion in Malaysia, Best Western Premier has officially launched its latest property called Best Western Premier Ion Delemen (BWP Ion Delemen) in Genting Highlands. Travellers searching for a luxurious retreat amongst the clouds may keep an eye on this newly-launched hotel. Owned and operated by Ion...

Have you ever wandered around your own city as a tourist? You will be surprised to discover that there is so much to see and how little you probably know about the place where you live. As an ardent traveller, there is no doubt that exploring other cities is an unbeatable experience. The further I travel and the more...

On its fourth edition, ASEAN Celebrity Explore Quest (ACEQM) is back again this year with the theme ‘ASEAN in My Heart’. This programme aims to provide delegates from the 10 ASEAN member countries comprising celebrities and media members to experience and promote a selection of Malaysia’s tourism products of choice,...

I still vividly remember the first time when I set my foot in the Land of the Rising Sun three years ago; I paused my step while strolling along the vibrant streets in Shibuya and realised that I am deeply in love with Japan due to its remarkable history, colourful culture, polite people to brilliant innovations,...

On 29 January 2017, Malaysia Airports and Tourism Melaka collaborated in giving a special welcome to the passengers of China Southern Airlines flight CZ349 that flown in from Guangzhou, China, in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. Representing Melaka to welcome the passenger were no less than the Right...

Perth is pretty laid back but what really impressed us was its breezy weather, stunning beaches and easy-going character. Travellers can expect variety of cafés and restaurants, cultural events and festivals that surely make you leave Western Australia with heart-warming experiences. Check out the following places to...

Western Europe is renowned for its numerous ancient buildings, alluring landscapes, diverse cultures, solid world-class infrastructure, and up-to-date upscale lifestyle. Embarking on a journey to this part of the world is certainly a dream of every traveller, including mine. When Selamat Bercuti invited me to follow...

Being the only resort nestled on Rebak Island, it literally felt like worlds away, even it was just a short boat ride from civilisation. The resort is surrounded by emerald waters of the Andaman Sea, lush green jungle bursting with tropical plants and untouched beaches. The most convenient way to access this resort...

Gaya Travel explored selected enthralling eco-tourism attractions in Putrajaya & Pahang during Malaysian Mega Familiarisation Programme by Tourism Malaysia.

Text by: Furqaan Hod & Mohd Shahril Fawzy Every year on May 4, Star Wars fanatics from all around the world celebrate the franchise by wishing each other a galaxy-themed famous greeting, “May the fourth be with you”, which sparks an unofficial special day known as Star Wars Day, and now become an annual and joyous...

“How can I find an accommodation that offers good city access at an affordable price?” – that always seems to be the question that pops in my mind when planning for my upcoming journey. Being an ardent traveller, I place emphasis on comfort and value-for-money. Fortunately, Cititel Express Ipoh meets both attributes....

Prior to visiting South Sumatera, I thought the province was only about ancient history and gastronomy. After undergoing a seven-day and six-night media familiarisation trip organised by South Sumatera Culture and Tourism Bureau to learn more about the province in conjunction with the Total Solar Eclipse Festival in...