Selangor, without doubt, is consistently blessed with diverse crafts and artisanal products. For six consecutive years, media members, local and international have discovered and provided exposure and documentation on many of these products through an annual event held over three days called Kembara Kraf Selangor (KKS). Now entering into its seventh year, the Selangor Economic
The Selangor State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN), in collaboration with Gaya Travel Magazine, organised a media familiarisation programme called Eat.Travel.Write (ETW) 6.0 from 4 until 7 October 2017 to selected places in Selangor. With the theme Jom Ngeteh (‘Let’s Have Tea’), this programme brought the conventional media practitioners and social media influencers to cool attractions and
Selangor is a favourite tourist spot for its uniqueness and for being special in a way. It is not only about modernization in the state but also the culture that very well represents Malaysia. Not only that, sports and recreation is something not to be missed here. Let’s move on to the other faces of
Wouldn’t it be great spending time in a thematic accommodation where your imagination comes to life? Check out the following accommodations around Kuala Lumpur and Selangor to add spice and excitement during your next staycation! *Please note that prices are subject to change. *All images are from respective hotels and resorts. 1. de Art Hotel,
Beyond its reputation as the most developed state of Malaysia, Selangor has its share of beautiful destinations, marked by its tin-mining roots, existing natural attractions and over 100 years of history. Here are some spots in Selangor which are worth exploring. Island Villages of Port Klang Pulau Ketam remains a popular weekend getaway thanks to its
Growing up in Selangor, I thought the state has always been about buildings and industrial parks, and anywhere in between. You can’t blame me because Selangor is the most industrialised and developed state in Malaysia that contributes significantly to the country’s annual national GDP. However, I am now more impressed with Selangor because it
Gaya Travel takes delegates to visit Kuala Selangor for Rentak Selangor, a programme that aims to promote and discover the best beats and moves in Selangor.
Though declared as a city back in 10 October 2000, Shah Alam – the capital of Selangor since 1978 – still retains its neighbourhood feel with broad paved walkways, lush green lungs and well-manicured gardens. Considered as an exemplary suburbia with an estimated population of over 650,000, the city strongly draws families with school-going children
Immerse in awe-inspiring Islamic architecture of beautiful domes, majestic mosque structures and learn more about Islam in Malaysia’s most developed state
Located in the north of the Klang Valley, Hulu Selangor has not always been on top of travellers’ minds. Probably the sound of a sleepy town surrounded by a thick verdant forest may not be that alluring.
The past few months have been hectic for us, as we had been heavily involved in large scale programmes such as the Kembara Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia to Central Sarawak, Kembara Kraf Selangor 2013, Malaysia Tourism Hunt (MTH) 2013, all of which are covered within the pages of this issue. Speaking of MTH, which is Tourism Malaysia’s laudable effort, it encourages international tourists to drive around Malaysia on their own and take advantage of the country’s good road systems to know more about the destinations and people. We therefore invite all travellers coming into Malaysia to consider renting a decent car (equipped with navigation system of course) and begin exploring the country independently and flexibly, allowing them to uncover more interesting facets of Malaysia along the way.
2013 is thought to be challenging as the effects of recession in the US and Europe will be felt in Asia. However, in the current news, it is predicted that the economies within the Asian region will still remain resilient, albeit going on a slower pace compared to 2012.
This issue we feature the highly tasteful close up images of Terengganu craftsmanship on the cover, which are adapted from the cover of the recently launched ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia Calendar 2013.
Teratak Riverview is an eco-tourism destination that is known for its well preserved natural surroundings and extreme sports and activities. It is not only a destination in its own right for nature lovers and adrenaline junkies but also famous for being the team-building campsite of choice among university students and nature lovers.
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is a must try activity and you are expected to have an ecstatic moment while riding the four-wheeled motorbike. The sound of the revving engine alone was enough to pump up the adrenaline in my body.