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Buy local, support local – this is one of the basic principles that every traveller should embrace whenever visiting foreign countries. The purchases made do not only support the economy of home-grown artisans and businesses, but also help to maintain local traditions and craftsmanship. Below are Gaya Travel’s picks...

The Malaysia Budget Hotel Association (MyBHA) held their 16th Annual General Meeting today at the Pusat Pelancongan Malaysia (MATIC), Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.

When you have been abstaining from eating and drinking all day,a satisfying meal during Iftar is a must.Follow the list below to find out our selected pick to conduct (or even celebrate) Iftar in Klang Valley this year

Sun's out, it's time for Summer! If the usual beach holidays cannot satify your inner adventure desire anymore, you can consider some of unique destinations recommended by British Airways

Being the sole vegetarian in a family of staunch meat-eaters had its drawbacks, but it wasn’t entirely without its perks.

SINGAPORE – Travelling with cost in mind doesn’t necessarily have to limit what you get from a destination. While some cities are renowned for setting travellers back more, others have just as much to offer even the most cost conscious of travellers; you just need to know where to go. No matter the budget or...

1. As the CEO of Marina Putrajaya Sdn. Bhd. (MPSB), what are the prospects for the company 2017? What are MPSB’s targets in 2017? In reducing Perbadanan Putrajaya’s (PPj) maintenance costs and increasing its income, the management of PPj took over the management of Cruise Tasik Putrajaya (CTP) in 2013 and placed it...

Being 45 storeys high, Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo was the first skyscraper hotel in Japan with 1,437 rooms. Though the hotel is already 46 years old (it first opened on 5 June 1971), it is still excellently maintained and remain strongly relevant. What we love about Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo is the fact that it invites...

When the school holiday is rapidly approaching, it is an indication for both parents and children to have a break from their daily routines and go for a quality bonding-time together. Here, Gaya Travel is sharing some ideas on how families could spend their break when being in our top five family destinations:...

Adding to EVA’s Sanrio-family – Hello Kitty and Gudetama, EVA Air introduced a new edition of aircraft – “Travel Fun” Jet, starring the naughtily charming Sanrio character, Bad Badtz-Maru. This is the world’s first Bad Badtz-Maru livery to be scheduled for international service. EVA’s Badtz-Maru Travel Fun Jet is an...

There’s such a thing as travelling the right way, and that means having the right travel gear. Here are some tried and tested accessories that can help make our long journeys more comfortable, packing more manageable, memories easier to record and overall experience more enjoyable! 1. SanDisk Connect Wireless...

It was a very serene morning at Monumen Alaf Baru, Putrajaya. As I arrived, I joined a group of balloon pilots and medias for a short briefing by the organiser, before got assigned to fly in a giant, green balloon named BBK or also known as Bradley Kooper. Never have I imagined that the next thing I was about to...

Cabin crew uniforms are crucial to identify them as airlines’ employees and front-line ambassadors, making them easily recognisable from afar. Go through Gaya Travel Magazine’s list of selected airline uniforms that travellers can have fun spying on when flying internationally!   1. Thai...

1. Could you briefly share with us on what WorldVentures is all about? How does it operate? WorldVentures is an award-winning international lifestyle and travel membership company based in Texas, United States. Founded in 2005, WorldVentures offers memberships with perks to a diverse set of lifestyle products such as...

British Airways announces its top picks on street food in Europe and North American in 2017. Travellers can now take advantage of the MATTA FAIR® special fares and travel to selected destinations to try out these mouthwatering street food. The special return fares start from RM2,588* in World Traveller economy class...

With Malaysia’s hot weather, it almost feels like it’s summer all year long and nothing beats the heat better than taking a dip in a pool with views of verdant upland hillsides, tropical beaches or towering cityscapes. The pools themselves could become destinations in their own right where travellers can bring their...

Gaya Travel Magazine team will never get tired of Terengganu due to its bucolic, laid-back, fishing village vibe. In conjunction with Visit Terengganu Year 2017, why not travellers take the opportunity to visit and engage in activities that can only be experienced in Terengganu?   1. Combing and basking on Terengganu’s...

Dato’ Nolee Ashilin considers Perak fortunate because it is located along the developed Peninsular Malaysia’s West Coast. The state’s considerable size allows various types of travel and tourism products and attractions to flourish. These attractions are also well distributed throughout Perak rather than being...

Desa CityPark, Kuala Lumpur, 16 Feb 2017- the 9th MyBalloonFiesta has officially set up home in the cosy neighbourhood of Desa ParkCity, with the theme "Balloon in the Park".The Fiesta, which will be held from 10-12 March 2017, showcases over 18 balloons from 10 participating countries.

Admittedly, Perak is often overlooked as a holiday destination whenever “Cuti-Cuti Malaysia mood” strikes. As the fourth largest state in the country, Perak has many things to offer visitors and its people alike. Rich with natural as well as manmade heritage, Perak could really surprise travellers. As a matter of...

Though Melaka’s population is only 875,000, through the quality of its human capital, its Chief Minister YAB Datuk Seri Ir. Idris Haron is confident that the state is poised to become the jewel of Malaysia. Melaka – with limited natural resources and only has 1,652 square kilometres – is the next smallest state in...

Aman is delighted to announce a series of beguiling and enriching experiences for 2017, set to charm guests across the globe. With each experience comes an insight and connection into the destination like no other – from saffron farming in Marrakech to pearl farming in the Philippines. For those looking to achieve a...

Kuantan, to the Gaya Travel team, seems to be going on the right direction, providing friendly, laid-back dining spots that serve affordable serious food for both locals and travellers alike. The city is turning into a major culinary centre on Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast through its wide range of eateries in the...

London – Dorchester Collection hotels are the places to stay on the most romantic day of the year. Located in the most beautiful cities in Europe and Los Angeles, the hotels are offering special Valentine’s Day packages spiked with champagne and sweets, holiday-themed menus served with elegance and style, and...

Most often turn to TripAdvisor for the wealth of reviews you can easily look up so you feel more confident of where you want to stay, what you want to eat, see or do when you’re on a trip. Aside from researching your options, making reservations and bookings are a lot easier now and something you can do directly on...