Luxurious Langkawi

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Luxurious Langkawi

For those seeking an escapade that is lapped in luxury, Langkawi is definitely one of the places that travellers should consider to satisfy their wanderlust and sybaritic cravings. Being a lush tropical island, The island is home to rainforests, waterfalls and beaches, perfect to indulge in a wide range of recreational activities. At the same time, Langkawi’s duty-free policy means that travellers can purchase imported alcohol, cigarettes and chocolates at lower-than-average prices compared to mainland. Although according to legend Langkawi was previously cursed by the unjustly treated Mahsuri and had been unprosperous for seven generations, the island has bounced back to become one of Malaysia’s favourite tourist and vacation destinations, including as a hotspot for luxury travel. Aseania Resort & Spa Aseania […]

Happily Gaining Experience & Weight During ETW 3.0

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Happily Gaining Experience & Weight During ETW 3.0

After a resounding success of Eat Travel Write 1.0 and 2.0, the Selangor State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN Selangor) – in collaboration with Gaya Travel Magazine, Tourism Selangor, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, and Tourism Malaysia – is proud to present the third version of Eat.Travel.Write Selangor International Culinary Adventure 3.0, which is a media familiarisation programme in the form of food trail held from 21 until 24 April 2016 in conjunction with the Visit Selangor 2017 campaign. This time around, the programme brought 30 participants involving members of media, social network influencers and bloggers to explore Kuala Kubu Bharu, Fraser Hill, Genting Highlands and Shah Alam. Learning about wildlife at Sungai Dusun Wildlife Reserve This is a wildlife rescue and […]

Start-in-Tioman 2016: It is Muslimah Divers’ Turn!

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Start-in-Tioman 2016: It is Muslimah Divers’ Turn!

Every year, Start In Tioman (SIT), a premier scuba diving event organised by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Pahang Office takes place at Kampung Genting in Tioman island, drawing many divers of various levels who are grouped into different batches. This programme successfully puts Tioman on the international map as a commendable diving spot, besides creating awareness among the public on the importance of protecting the marine life and ecosystem.

Perak’s Agro Wonders

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Perak’s Agro Wonders

Take the step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and bring yourself to the rural area where Mother Earth is close to her children. Breathe in the fresh air, reward yourself with the peace and warmth offered by Mother Earth, which is not just about the sound of the waterfall or birds singing, but also crop cultivation and tree-planting, making you more connected to Mother Earth. For an enriching and educational holiday, why not opt for Perak agro-tourism packages? Here are some places that you should visit for a refreshingly natural escapade!

Spend Indie & Look Urban

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Spend Indie & Look Urban

Looking for something new and trendy  yet useful to add in your travel kit? Let’s shop indie and travel in hip urban style. Backpack http://mfks.com.my/ Looking for a water resistant backpack? Then try out this handmade backpack by MFKS at only RM200. It comes with four outer zip pockets and laptop sleeve inside.   Windbreaker Jacket http://www.ykeni.com/ Grab this half-zipped windbreaker jacket, part of Ykeni collection, at only RM150. It can function as a raincoat, gym attire, beachwear, or even jungle-gear. The jacket can also be easily packed into a travel-sized pouch.   Leather Passport Sleeve https://pesakraf.com Protect your passport in style by fitting it into this dashing passport sleeve made from hand-sewn yellow brown leather lined with bright orange goat skin, including […]

Jawa Timur Park in Kota Wisata Batu: Fun and Excitement for the Whole Family in Just One Area!

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Jawa Timur Park in Kota Wisata Batu: Fun and Excitement for the Whole Family in Just One Area!

Although many tourists outside Java island might not yet be familiar with Kota Wisata Batu, this district in East Java province located three hours from Surabaya is home to the domestically popular Jawa Timur Park (also known as Jatimpark) that is full of attractions ideal for the whole family, from children to grandparents! The truth is, the entire Kota Wisata Batu is filled with parks and attractions that belong to a large corporation called the Jawa Timur Park Group. Let’s explore the attractions now, shall we?   Where to go? Jawa Timur Park 1 Jawa Timur Park 1 offers more than 60 fascinating rides and the only theme park in Indonesia that contains five roller coaster rides in one place. Jawa Timur […]

Happily Gaining Experience & Weight in Selangor

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Happily Gaining Experience & Weight in Selangor

After the resounding success of the Eat.Travel.Write first and second version, the journey continues to the third phase. This time around, the programme brought 30 participants involving members of media, social network influences and bloggers to explore Kuala Kubu Bharu, Fraser’s Hill, Genting Highlands and Shah Alam. Read on to explore things you can do when being in the territories.   Where we visited 1. Sungai Dusun Wildlife Reserve Sungai Dusun Wildlife Reserve is a wildlife rescue and breeding centre with a peat swamp and lowland dipterocarp forest that is home to tapir, Selangor’s iconic animal. There are eight adult and three baby tapirs currently at the centre. The tapirs are fed twice a day and they will only stop eating once […]

Kuala  Linggi – Your Ultimate Raptor Watch Destination

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Kuala Linggi – Your Ultimate Raptor Watch Destination

Text & Image: Nadya Rizal Raptor Watch 2016 – the event that monitors raptor migration activity – flies back to the shores of Tanjung Tuan on 12 March 2016 at the Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve! Tanjung Tuan is 20 kilometres away from Kuala Linggi and is listed as an important raptor site by BirdLife International, National Geographic Society and Hawkmountain. Every year, migratory raptors that land on Tanjung Tuan originate from North Asia, Northeastern Asia, Eastern Siberia, Kamchatka, Northeastern China, the Korean Peninsula and Japan where they breed. As autumn season approaches in September, they will make the perilous journey south to continental South East Asia and its associated archipelago through the East Asian Flyway (migratory routes taken by raptors). From late […]