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Unlocking Desaru Coast’s Potential as a Beach Retreat via Klook

JohorMalaysia

Unlocking Desaru Coast’s Potential as a Beach Retreat via Klook

Desaru Coast is almost in its own bubble: beautiful, clean, and filled with premium hotels, perfect for a family holiday, a romantic getaway or for solos seeking solitude.

Revving Up Perak via Eat.Travel.Ride.

Perak

Revving Up Perak via Eat.Travel.Ride.

The journey took them on a 210-kilometre plus expedition from Kuala Lumpur to Perak, the Land of Grace.

Family-Friendly Furama

Kuala Lumpur

Family-Friendly Furama

Step into Furama Bukit Bintang Hotel, a family-friendly sanctuary nestled in the bustling heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Road Tripping in Northern Thailand

Thailand

Road Tripping in Northern Thailand

The region is sparsely populated, but well-connected to the main city of Chiang Mai via the 600-kilometre circular route that makes up the infamous Mae Hong Son Loop.

Chinatown’s Newest Gem: Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown

Kuala Lumpur

Chinatown’s Newest Gem: Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown seems to hit all the right notes in the hospitality industry: it has fantastic location, wonderful amenities and superb service.

7 Reasons to Love KLoé Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Hotels & ResortsKuala Lumpur

7 Reasons to Love KLoé Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

We wouldn’t skip a beat to recommend booking a room here for creatives (or anyone, in fact) seeking a stylish immersion, as every space seems to be meticulously designed to evoke inspirations.

Memorable Jottings on ‘The KL Journal’

Hotels & Resorts

Memorable Jottings on ‘The KL Journal’

The KL Journal Hotel could possibly be one of travellers’ vivid memories from their adventures in Kuala Lumpur. The one that travellers would jot down in their own personal journals so as not to forget its fascinating details that wowed them from the moment they stepped into the hotel. For Malaysians, it might take them down memory lane, and as for international travellers, The KL Journal could be a destination in its own right.

Blonde: A Devotion to Dining Pleasure

DestinationsDiningMalaysiaSelangor

Blonde: A Devotion to Dining Pleasure

One of my current favourite homegrown eateries is Blonde, brought by the same folks behind the well-loved Serai Group. The restaurant has been a hit from the first day it opened back in September 2019, serving its well-groomed clienteles with carefully curated selection of flavoursome food.

Kuala Lumpur for All

DestinationsMalaysiaWilayah Persekutuan

Kuala Lumpur for All

Whether you are artistically-inclined, or a history buff, the city always offers something exciting for everyone, as it is indeed the city for all.

9 Beautiful Eateries in Klang Valley to Do Your Bridal Shower Party

DiningListicles

9 Beautiful Eateries in Klang Valley to Do Your Bridal Shower Party

Your friend is getting married. Cue the excitement!

In honour of her few last moments as a single lady, you and your friends might want to throw her a bridal shower party. The question is: where? Though planning it could be fun, you might spend half of the time scratching your head in finding the right venue. So, to help you get started, these are several beautiful eateries in Klang Valley that serve delicious food and suitable for bridal shower, in no particular order.

9 Children-Friendly Cafes in Klang Valley to Dine with Your Little Ones

DiningListicles

9 Children-Friendly Cafes in Klang Valley to Dine with Your Little Ones

Dining out with your little ones can be difficult at times. Pick a wrong restaurant, and you’ll end up with restless tots and food that are challenging for them to consume. Fortunately, more and more eateries these days are becoming children-friendly, primed with facilities and menus that promise enriching experience for families.

Ti Chen: the Tantalising Taste buds Teaser

Gaya Dine

Ti Chen: the Tantalising Taste buds Teaser

It’s always nice to retreat to The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, a serene oasis that manages to shut out suburban noises – an unexpected treat, you might say, considering its location within the bustling city of Subang.

Enchanting Egypt

ArticlesDestinations

Enchanting Egypt

It seems like there are not enough adjectives in the world to describe Egypt; but one thing for sure, the country possesses the ability to touch many travellers’ hearts.

Beating the Heat at Gloria Residences

Pahang

Beating the Heat at Gloria Residences

My abode there is Gloria Residences Ion Delemen Genting Highlands, the slick serviced-apartments approximately 6,000 feet above sea level, surrounded by verdant rainforest.

ETW9: Scouring Selangor’s Top Treats

Selangor

ETW9: Scouring Selangor’s Top Treats

We invite you to visit these excellent places to dine, play and stay in the state – ideal for not only visiting travellers from afar, but also locals looking for more ideas to rediscover home.

Three Underrated German Towns that You Need to Visit if You Love UNESCO Sites

DestinationsGermany

Three Underrated German Towns that You Need to Visit if You Love UNESCO Sites

As travellers venture to Germany’s southwest region, they will be treated to riveting history that goes far back to the time of the Roman Empire, gorgeous landscapes of greeneries, enduring traditions, and outstanding architectural styles across multiple art periods. And then, there is also endless list of well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage sites, all possess their own stories.

Top Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur According to Your Traits

Wilayah Persekutuan

Top Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur According to Your Traits

There seems to be a fair chance that any traveller would find something that they love about Kuala Lumpur.

Go Easy on the Pocket, with Pacific Express Hotel Chinatown

Kuala Lumpur

Go Easy on the Pocket, with Pacific Express Hotel Chinatown

Lowering the budget for places to stay might actually be easier than thought, especially with the ever-growing pocket-friendly hotels around the world like Pacific Express Hotel Chinatown.

Sleeping with de Art with Hotel de Art

Selangor

Sleeping with de Art with Hotel de Art

Billing itself as ‘Malaysia’s first art-themed hotel’, Hotel de Art strives to create not only comfortable but also whimsical spaces for guests to stay.

My Own Bakes Café: No Fuss, Yet So Delicious

DiningNews

My Own Bakes Café: No Fuss, Yet So Delicious

My Own Bakes (MOB) Café at Eight Kinrara, a casual, cosy restaurant and – yes – without an ounce of that ‘hipster’ vibe.

An Effortless Stay at Sunway Velocity Hotel

Kuala Lumpur

An Effortless Stay at Sunway Velocity Hotel

Gaya Travel team recently stayed at Sunway Velocity Hotel, and here are our thoughts regarding the well-run and well-positioned property.

Embarking on an Exquisite Epicurean Journey at Kogetsu

Gaya Dine

Embarking on an Exquisite Epicurean Journey at Kogetsu

Kogetsu deserves to be respected for its quality, and Chef Taketoshi Minami’s culinary prowess reflects his uncanny devotion to his art. The restaurant is definitely a place where guests will want to revisit, be it great food or just simply to hide away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Dato’ Haji Zazali Bin Salehudin

Personalities

Dato’ Haji Zazali Bin Salehudin

Yang Dipertua of Seremban Municipal Council, Dato’ Haji Zazali Bin Salehudin illustrates how Seremban is taking steps towards becoming a competitive destination for travellers in Malaysia.

5 Artisanal Products that You Can Buy in Selangor

DestinationsListicles

5 Artisanal Products that You Can Buy in Selangor

Discover five handcrafted products that you can buy while exploring Selangor, perfect for your loved ones and yourself.

East Java: Of Sunrise, Smallest Monkey and other Javanese Beauties

Indonesia

East Java: Of Sunrise, Smallest Monkey and other Javanese Beauties

To be honest, I wasn’t sure whether I’d enjoy the sunrise tour in the first place – I dreaded the idea of hauling myself out of bed in the wee hours, specifically at 2:00 a.m., just to catch the first light of the day. Yes, sunrises are beautiful, but so does Chris Hemsworth, the main star of my dreams.

Pangkor’s Secluded Budget Retreat

ArticlesHotels & Resorts

Pangkor’s Secluded Budget Retreat

Kejora Garden Resort is a budget hotel that suits leisure and incentive travellers that focuses on giving their guests a comfortable and convenient stay

Palm Garden Hotel

ArticlesHotels & Resorts

Palm Garden Hotel

Located right in the IOI Resort City area, the Palm Garden Hotel is modern but richly decorated, appealing to the sophisticated traveller.

3 Days Across Peninsular Malaysia’s Northern Region

KedahPerlisPulau Pinang/Penang

3 Days Across Peninsular Malaysia’s Northern Region

Read on to find out how you can spend three days in the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia, while ticking off the must-visits along the way.

Banyan Tree Spa KL: The Sophisticated Sanctuary

Kuala Lumpur

Banyan Tree Spa KL: The Sophisticated Sanctuary

On one busy afternoon in the middle of the city centre, I found myself a tranquil oasis tucked away behind the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, in the form of Banyan Tree Spa, located on level 53 of the highly anticipated Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur hotel that promises “sensorial treats ideal for the urban souls” to its patrons.

10 Places You Can Visit with JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass

JapanListicles

10 Places You Can Visit with JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass

Get the Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass by JR-Central and JR-West to save on transportation cost when travelling across Central Japan.