Starbucks Connecting Communities Project

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Starbucks Connecting Communities Project

Gaya Travel team felt honoured to be given the opportunity to join and experience the process of making Starbucks’ mengkuang-based products in Felda Chini Timur 01 last 26 and 27 October 2015. Celebrating Starbucks’s 15th anniversary in 2015, Starbucks Connecting Communities Project (SCCP) was introduced as a project designed to connect the local community with Starbucks in a way that benefits both parties. The first SCCP project was caried out at Kampung Lubuk Jaya, Kuala Selangor. Under this programme, Starbucks obtained the supply of bananas from this village for their banana-based edible products such as muffins, biscotti and pastries. The successful partnership between the villagers and Starbucks resulted in a huge success whereby a substantial amount of money was generated and later […]

Okinawa, The Tropical Side of Japan

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Okinawa, The Tropical Side of Japan

Japan has always been known as one of the most advanced countries in Asia and the world. The futuristic yet reserved Japanese have always intrigued people from other parts of the world. As a matter of fact, Gaya Travel thinks that such paradox is what makes the Japanese and Japan special. Talking about paradox, our recent trip to tropical Okinawa offered us a glimpse to the totally different side of stereotypical Japan such as glass and steel skyscrapers, dense and compact spaces, fast pace and eccentric cosplay fashion. It is interesting to find out that the Japanese landscape is indeed diverse, therefore inviting people to realise that Japanese panorama are not only limited to the snowcapped Mount Fuji or a meticulously manicured […]

Putting Terengganu on the International Travellers’ Map: Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 2015

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Putting Terengganu on the International Travellers’ Map: Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 2015

From the 2nd untill 7 June 2015, Terengganu held the Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival (TISJF) again for travellers to learn about squid-jigging, including what the wondrous state of Terengganu has to offer. Now in its second year, the festival gathered 122 local media from over 22 countries such as the United States of America, Spain, France, Russia, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey and Indonesia, including Malaysia. It has also become the platform for media practitioners from around the world to experience squid jigging first hand while being mesmerised by Terengganu’s beauty. Most of this year’s participants visited Terengganu for the first time in their lives, therefore they were all excited, especially when a number of […]

Kunming, The City Of Eternal Spring

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Kunming, The City Of Eternal Spring

Located at an altitude of 1,900 metres above sea level in the middle of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, Kunming’s annual average temperature is 15oC, hence its nickname the ‘City of Eternal Spring’.

Discover Perak 2013

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Discover Perak 2013

Last April 2013, Gaya Travel Magazine in collaboration with Tourism Perak, organised a familiarisation trip called Discover Perak 2013, which took representatives from selected media and travel agencies on a 4-day-and-3-night tour to specific places within the wondrous state of Perak. Come and Discover Perak now and check out the attractions we have listed here!