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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

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The holy month of Ramadan is about to begin. And while fasting and feasting are the cornerstones of the Ramadan festivities, it also leads to major food wastage. A 2017 NST report stated that up to 270,000 tonnes of food gets wasted in Malaysia during Ramadan. The number doesn’t represent the waste from bazaars alone

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I believe that many would agree with me when I say that heritage is crucial for us to understand what lies behind a destination that make its people, culture and objects unique. Heritage gives the destination a particular character that sets itself apart from the other destinations under the sun. Perak, in this case, is

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The hike that I found miserable during my previous trip somehow felt easier this time. Perhaps because I had enough rest at Wae Rebo Lodge the night before and managed freshen up and clean myself well, I felt bushy tailed in the following morning to explore the lodge’s surrounding panorama and take photos. The view

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Kuala Lumpur – 22nd May 2018:– Customers travelling to and from Kuala Lumpur will be able to enjoy Emirates’ signature Ramadan service during this holy month, beginning 17th May 2018. The Ramadan service by Emirates consists of specially crafted iftar meals on board, relevant programming on its ice inflight entertainment system, and the distribution of

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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

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From 17 May 2018 until 15 June 2018 Muslims around the globe observe the month of Ramadan where they are obliged to fast from dawn until dusk. Besides refraining from eating and drinking, in many countries, especially those located on the Northern Hemisphere and near to the equator including Malaysia, they have to endure the

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Gaya Travel Magazine sits with the ever dashing YBhg. Datuk Rashidi bin Hasbullah, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MOTAC) Malaysia, as he shares his memorable moments at work, challenges Malaysia is currently facing in terms of tourism and how the country is preparing for Visit Malaysia 2020. Datuk Rashidi is certainly

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KUALA LUMPUR, 26 ARPIL 2018 – A recent British Airways study found that making mix tapes, printing photographs and sending love letters are among the tasks replaced by technology which we miss doing. The poll of 2,000 adults in the UK revealed a string of once-everyday tasks which have been replaced by the rise of technology, Wi-Fi and

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In their commitment to become responsible travellers who try to leave only positive impacts on the environment, local society and economy when travelling, travellers can choose to patronise businesses or services that are ethical and help to conserve the environment. After all, social and ecological consciousness is about the choices we make in terms of

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Cinque Terre is a beautiful place to visit. A well-planned trip can allow you to save on time and cost, including accommodation, thus I am writing here to share the tips on how to plan for your travel. Cinque Terre consists of five villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. Browse the internet

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Comprising the Macao Peninsula, Taipa, Cotai and Coloane, the Macao territory as a whole was formerly a Portuguese colony, the last beacon of European colonial power in the east that was finally ceded to China in 1999. Similar to Hong Kong, it is China’s other Special Administrative Region that is high in population density with

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There is only one creation that any country really needs to call itself independent, only one element necessary to sum up its nation’s culture and history. And that is what many will call its country’s national pride: its food. During his recent trip to Singapore, Benjamin Yong discovered its new national pride – fishballs, or

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Being Marriott flagship premium brand’s first hotel in Indonesia, the 347-room Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel is fast becoming popular due to it being the ‘newest kid on the block’ with the latest state-of-the-art mod cons, delightful gastronomic options, and exceptionally attentive staff. The hotel is also connected to Hartono Lifestyle Mall, the biggest shopping mall in

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Gaya Travel Magazine recently collaborated with Malindo Air to promote Mumbai, the destination that the airline flies daily from Kuala Lumpur since the first quarter of 2014. Departing from Kuala Lumpur in the evening and arriving in Mumbai late at night allows travellers to avoid Mumbai traffic congestion during peak hours. The five-hour flight on

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Strategically presiding over the crossroads of Jalan Pinang and Jalan Sultan Ismail and only a stone’s throw away from KLCC, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur first opened in 18 June 1996 and has been dominating the corner for over 20 years. The Bukit Nanas monorail station – which connects travellers to Titiwangsa, Bukit Bintang and KL Sentral

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The Special Region of Jogjakarta – also spelled as Yogyakarta – is always proud of the fact that it is the only region in Indonesia that is still governed by pre-colonial monarchy. It also possesses diverse customs and traditions that make Jogjakarta alluring to a curious traveller like me in many ways. Upon my recent

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Journey on a Gulet Cruise from Fethiye to Olympos for the ultimate way to experience beautiful Turkish Turquoise Coast. Along the way you will see fantastic views and historical locations that are sure to be remembered. When booking that perfect holiday there are a few things desired by most travelers – wonderful weather, amazing views

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For over 18 years, The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia has been a luxurious home away from home for many well-heeled guests from all over the world, including members of royal families, international celebrities, corporate leaders and heads of state. Here are the reasons why The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur is the choice among the elites

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TASIK KENYIR Nestled in the heart of Terengganu, and spanning over 209,199 hectares, Lake Kenyir is the largest man-made lake in South East Asia. This vast lake with 340 islands is surrounded by the world’s oldest rainforest with more than 14 cascading waterfalls, cooling waters, an idyllic fish sanctuary and habitat teeming with exotic wildlife.

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