Anggun Spa (loosely means ‘elegant’ in English) lives up to its name: the humble setting of the spa is soothingly pared down and restraint yet tasteful. The only thing that can be heard from the lounge was the flow of water from the pipe in the hydrotherapy pool. As I entered the spa to wait for my therapist to prepare the room, I was quickly awashed with feeling of calmness.
The rustic, modest and unpretentious traditional structure of this spa located amidst lush greenery is a perfect fit for those who desire to escape from the heavy whirl of metropolitan madness, seeking to soothe and rejuvenate the weary mind and soul.
Coming March, Malaysia will once again host a fiesta like no other in the country. The announcement came at an exclusive launch event held today at the Kompleks Perbadanan Putrajaya, which was officiated by Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing, Yang Berhormat Dato’ Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin. With the increasing yearly media publicity and the evolving program size, larger crowds are expected to visit the 4th Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, themed “1 World, 1 Malaysia, 1 Fiesta”. The whole fiesta venue, Monumen Alaf Baru, which has been graciously provided by Perbadanan Putrajaya, the administrative arm of the city of Putrajaya; is projected to host thousands of local and international visitors over the four-day fiesta from March 15th to […]
Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside is pleased to announce the appointment of Wan Enderi Mohd Saad as its new Director of Rooms. A respected hospitality professional, Wan Enderi brings over fifteen years of luxury hotel experience to his new role.
Balinese traditional spa is truly blissful. With soothing instrumental music and relaxing aromatherapy, the treatment is something that one will be addicted to. I had the privilege to experience the traditional Balinese spa at RZAC Classique Spa in Penang. Who says you need to go to Bali to enjoy this? The interior of the spa is Balinese-inspired and every detail is well executed
Ayutthaya, an ancient city that has been flushed by the strong current of the modernization, but the impact of this once a great kingdom in Thailand can still be seen and the greatness remains forever in for some who adore the historic glorious moment of this city.
As Gaya Travel team entered Terrapuri, we felt we were being magically transported back to the times of Langkasuka, an ancient Malay kingdom based in Pattani (now part of Thailand) that stretched down to Terengganu at the south and Kedah on the west.
Though the idea of going back to nature may bring about thoughts of discomfort to fellow city slickers, they need not worry too much when they head towards Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya – the only thing that they need to rough it out is the journey to get to the resort from the outside road, whereby guests need to endure their 4×4 vehicle having to constantly negotiate with the uneven terrain.
Pahang, being rich with natural resources, is the biggest state in Peninsular Malaysia located on the East Coast and home to much of the stretch of the Titiwangsa Range. Its highlands offer wonderful landscape for us to explore.
LEGOLAND MALAYSIA, the first LEGOLAND theme park to open in Asian-Pacific and the sixth in the world, today officially joins the global LEGOLAND movement, by announcing a series of milestones,beginning with the complete installation of steelworks for its iconic roller coaster ride called the LEGO TECHNIC Test Track; and the sale of annual passes.
Unexpected encounters with hornbills that glide right overhead, peacocks walking by during breakfast, a friendly bear cat greeting you from a tree or the occasional wild rabbit, iguana or squirrel crossing your path are all part of the magic of this remarkable resort.
Surrounded by lush gardens, Sheraton Bandung Hotel and Towers is strategically located within the main business district, minutes away from golf courses, entertainment spots and shopping locations in Bandung
OrphanCARE celebrated its First Anniversary of Malaysia’s first Baby Hatch in conjunction with a fund-raising dinner held at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur recently. The event was graced by its Patron, Her Royal Highness The Sultanah of Pahang, Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom.
With the theme “Colouring The Sky”, this year’s kite festival attracted more tourists and showcased more interesting and colourful kites. There were various kite competitions held based on categories with prizes worth the total of RM40,000 to be won.
Day by day, more and more tourists are aware of this unique programme. As such, the Ministry of Tourism is developing more homestays in the country to accommodate the increasing demand, consequently contributing to improving the income of citizens in rural areas.
Tourism Malaysia recently organised the Domestic Sales Mission and Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia Travel Fair in Kuching, Sarawak from the 8th until the 10th of April at the Spring Shopping Mall, launched by Dato’ Dr James Dawos Mamit, Malaysia’s Deputy Ministed of Tourism.
Find out more on our experiences travelling to Negeri Sembilan, Korea, Paris, Tioman, Ipoh, Kelantan and Sibu. Also, we have a special article by our Gaya Traveller writer sharing her experiences visiting Agra and Jaipur in India.
The Taj Mahal literally took our breath away as we set our eyes upon it. It was a surreal experience for us, having seen countless photos and on-screen images of the world-famous monument. Indeed, Gaya Travellers have arrived.It was crowded.
Having travelling almost a thousand kilometres (it takes only an hour by flight) to come to this land of white elephant, we are pleased to be greeted with sweetest smile of the Pimalai Resort and Spa at the airport. After a brief introduction of the whole crew of the trip, we were then fastidiously ushered to our ride to go to the jetty.
As Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon stands for the image of future Vietnam, Hanoi on the other hand, is the epitome of romantic era of French colonization with intricate designs of the buildings that whisper music of serene and romance.
London, United Kingdom has always appealed to a large number of Malaysian population as one of the destinations that they love to visit since it has always been considered as the centre of the world since the days of the British Empire.