When the heat wave strikes the city, there is no better place for travellers alike to escape other than the highlands that offer tranquillity, soothing and lush green landscapes and cooler climate. The following are Gaya Travel’s selection of 10 Highland Escapes in South East Asia that readers can check out: Awana Genting Hotel, Pahang, Malaysia www.rwgenting.com/hotel/awana-hotel Located roughly 3,000 feet over sea level, the hotel offers a wide range of facilities for personal challenges and team-building alike. The natural landscape is especially suitable for activities such as jungle-trekking and obstacle courses, with steep cliffs and inclines ideal for abseiling and rock-climbing. Also, golfers can enjoy the award-winning 18-hole championship golf course while taking in the cool crisp air. Idaman, Pahang, Malaysia […]
By Shahida Sakeri on October 24, 2015
Though Malaysia is strongly bent towards becoming more developed and urbanised, the country still preserves unique local cultures, arts and crafts by creating centres or specific spaces not just for posterity but also for educating the public, including travellers, regarding the ethnic groups that make up the country and their respective traditional cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles. Gaya Travel therefore has selected 10 venues that are all destinations in their own right and worth checking out by travellers due to their enriching and eye-opening content. Mah Meri Cultural Centre, Pulau Carey If you fancy unique aboriginal cultural experience, the best place to head to is the Mah Meri Cultural Village in Pulau Carey, just 20 minutes from Klang, the Royal Town of Selangor. […]
By Shahida Sakeri on October 12, 2015
Home to prehistoric rainforests and a melting pot of culture, Malaysia is an amazing country to discover. Here are our Top 15 picks of what to see, do and experience in Malaysia. World’s tallest twin towers – Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Towering at 451.9m above street level, this world-renowned icon is currently the world’s tallest twin structure and fifth tallest skyscraper. The sky bridge that links the two towers is also the world’s highest two-storey bridge, doubling up as a superb viewing platform. The 88-storey building features glass and steel on the outside, and a traditionally-inspired interior, reflecting Malaysia’s aspirations in moving forward while maintaining its national identity. Shop till you drop – BBKLCC, Kuala Lumpur Featured as the world’s […]
By Gaya Travel on September 9, 2015
For the past few years, boutique hotels and resorts have become one of the most desired accommodations among travellers, which may due to its well designed architecture, personalised service and strong local identity and characteristics.
By Shahida Sakeri on August 24, 2015