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We continued travelling to Luzern and Bern cantons during the recent meetings, incentives, conferences and expositions (MICE) educational trip organised by Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau (SCIB) together with BMC Travel Sdn. Bhd. Follow us as we discover refreshing Luzern in Central Switzerland, dubbed as pocket-sized Switzerland, and pretty (and surprisingly pastoral) Bern.  Related: Doing

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In conjunction with Terengganu Expo 2018, Tourism Terengganu, in collaboration with Gaya Travel Magazine, organised a familiarisation trip to Kuala Terengganu to promote the destination with the following hashtag #TerengganuMolekDoh, which colloquially means ‘Terengganu is Better Now’. The trip was participated by 17 social media influencers, bloggers and members of the media. The Terengganu 2018

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“I’m going on an adventure!” New Zealand is a country that ushers people outdoors. It is the place where the sun radiantly shines on people strolling along beaches; colossal mountain ranges and untamed rivers affectionately identified by the Lord of the Rings fans as Middle Earth for intrepid travellers to explore; and snow-capped mountains in

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Because of its uniqueness, rich and complex heritage, multiracial people with warm hospitality, and exquisite dishes, it is almost impossible not to fall in love with Melaka over and over. The city – despite being small in size – is righteously proud of what it has to offer. Regarded by Malaysia as the city where

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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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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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The general standard practice among people travelling today would be to reduce travel time from one point to another, resulting from the desire to tick off as many attractions at the destination on their list as possible. More often than not, flights or bullet trains are the preferred mode of travel as opposed to slower

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Some 30 years ago, the legendary dive-master Pak Condo Subagyo travelled on foot from his hometown in Central Java towards east Indonesia in search for the meaning of life. He chanced upon Komodo National Park, which is located within the Lesser Sunda and made a life changing decision to base in Labuan Bajo and dive

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I came to Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat under the invitation by Tourism Malaysia Sarawak Office to cover on the property that had undergone a rebranding exercise in early 2016 following a change of ownership from Hilton Hotel Kuching to Planet Borneo Lodge Management Sdn. Bhd. Truthfully, the resort was like nothing else I’ve

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Bali, Indonesia, April 26, 2018 – Marriott International adds color to Bali’s lively Legian neighborhood with the opening of the Fairfield by Marriott Bali Legian. Situated close to laid back Legian Beach and within easy reach to Seminyak’s dining and nightlife scene, the hotel welcomes global travelers to enjoy a relaxing holiday. “The Fairfield by Marriott brand

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Here’s decadence for you: your holiday starts even before you arrive at Soori Bali. The moment when my booking was confirmed, a follow-up email by the hotel arrived at my Inbox asking my personal choices of pillows, bar, reading, music and movie options, pretty much like how a celebrity VIP is treated. It was lovely

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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

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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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Okinawa, as described in our previous issue, makes a perfect all-inclusive destination for travellers who want to experience it all: rich history, tropical islands with crystal-blue waters and white sandy beaches; deliciously varied food; and interesting mix of cultures. But the list does not stop there, as this Japanese prefecture offers extensive shopping options for

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“Why didn’t I consider visiting Okinawa before?” I thought to myself, after finishing the ‘Ku Tinggalkan Cinta Di Okinawa‘ drama series marathon starring the sweet Hanis Zalikha, witty Sharnaaz Ahmad and a handsome Okinawan actor, Shogen Itokazu. This southernmost prefecture of Japan is certainly beautiful, and comes with a unique culture that is entirely distinct from the

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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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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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