Out and About

The Spa Lounge at Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar takes guests on an urban hideaway which is uniquely cultured in a re-awakening of the senses, restoration and rejuvenation of the body, mind and soul. With BIODROGA SPA SENSATION wellness and beauty treatments, the Spa Lounge brings guests a holistic wellness concept that...

Text by: Furqaan Hod & Mohd Shahril Fawzy Every year on May 4, Star Wars fanatics from all around the world celebrate the franchise by wishing each other a galaxy-themed famous greeting, “May the fourth be with you”, which sparks an unofficial special day known as Star Wars Day, and now become an annual and joyous...

In time for Mother’s Day on 8 May 2016, Club Yummy Mommy invites mothers and mothers-to-be to join its social group that gives them access to a year full of exciting and fun social events. The club provides supportive community for mothers either through a direct conversation or simply by observing how other mothers...

Within Publika’s busy and sophisticated domain, there are many small commercial art galleries, live music venues and numerous stylish cafés. Speaking of cafes, there is one café in particular that has now become a favourite haunt for young professionals and stylish types: Coffee Société. The café sports simple...

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...

In recent times, Putrajaya has seen its share of unique international events taking place within its confines. These include, among others hot air balloon carnivals, fireworks competitions, floral showcases, motorsports events, film festivals, watersport competitions and marathons, just to name a few. Now, Putrajaya...

When I was offered to write for this coffee column, I was a bit skeptical. Yes, coffee dominates my morning hours but no, I am not a coffee snob; I don’t brew coffee at home nor own a cupping spoon. But I know that I am becoming one because I started to prefer going to smaller cafés that serve specialty coffees. I...

“When the sun has set, no one can replace it” – George R. R. Martin. Much have been said about the stylish the Rock Bar located in the picturesque Uluwatu in Bali. Exceedingly popular due to its spectacular sunset view, the bar – which is situated within the confines of the lovingly landscaped Ayana Resort – has been...

Over the past few years, Malaysians, who are generally avid drinkers of local coffee, are now elevating their experience in enjoying coffee by patronising hip and trendy coffee shops that are now sprouting throughout the country. But these coffee shops are not only about offering ambient drinking atmosphere but they...

For the very first time in history, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort has made it possible for you to enter the world of Ninjago with a Live Show entitle LEGO ‘Ninjago and The Realm of Shadows”. The puppet style show is inspired by the hit TV series based on the extremely popular “Ninjago-Masters of Spinjitsu” and will be...

Dinosaurs have never ceased to amaze us all. These Mesozoic creatures consistently become the object of scientific fascination, probably due to their possible ferocity and gigantic size that invite wonder and admiration, and what better way to appreciate these extinct powerful creatures other than Dinoscovery!

Hear some of the world’s finest contemporary artists at Soulfest Asia 2015 as Australia’s only Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop festival makes its way down to Malaysia for the first time this year! Soulnation Asia Sdn Bhd is excited to announce the inaugural launch of Soulfest Asia. Revealing their first artist announcement...

The golden rays of an equatorial morning are a comfort to wake up to. You cannot bear to rise from the solace of your bed, yet you cannot wait to soak up the sun. For beyond your balcony, you see an idyllic Siloso Beach and the South China Sea. You’re in Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Singapore, the only...

Set in the beautiful surrounds of BEST WESTERN PREMIER Dua Sentral’s infinity pool with magnificent views of Kuala Lumpur city, Hugo’s on 6 transports you to a relaxing world full of the essence and flavours of Morocco. Sous Chef Sam Simon enjoys surprising diners with fresh takes on traditional Moroccan food, using...

The Orang Utan Island Foundation is a platform where educators and researchers cross paths to discuss issues relating to orang utans. Being the training ground for orang utan conservationists, it provides space for education, development, research, practical training and attachment. It also helps to maintain the orang...

Concorde Hotel Shah Alam cordially invites Japanese and Chinese cuisine enthusiasts to its Raku Japanese Restaurant and Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant to savour delicious oysters and wholesome mushrooms for the month of November 2013. Both restaurants are pork-free.

Identifying a need to empower bloggers with depth and skill, Tourism Selangor has embarked on a project called ‘#TSBreakaway’, to gather top bloggers and photographers who have successful online sites to share their expertise with budding new bloggers, especially those who blog about travel, on an all-expense paid...

The hairy crab season is back! Enjoy 2 weeks of fresh hairy crabby goodness from 2 to 21 October at Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant. Chef Ong has concocted five delicious innovative Shanghai Hairy Crab recipes for the enjoyment of diners.

Passionate about Thai food? The distinct fragrant aroma and unique flavour of Thai cuisine takes centre stage at our award-winning Cinnamon Coffee House this October.

Chatz Brasserie Restaurant treats its guests to an array of fresh seafood during the weekend buffet dinner, complemented with unlimited refills of freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juice.

We could give you a million reasons why standards are key for the tourism industry, but sometimes all you need is one story to make it real. So here is the tale of one man, a small company, and a revolutionary standard that transformed one of the largest tourism activities worldwide: diving.

With too many things to eat in Kuala Lumpur, on one evening, for the first time ever I was unsure of where to eat for lunch.

What exactly is diving? Diving is divided into several types: commercial, recreational and military. The beauty of underwater have bitten many Malaysian with the diving bug.

Housed in a bright airy space with a courtyard shared with BackHome Hostel, LOKL Coffee Co. is a coffee shop like no other. Located at the historic heart of Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Tun H.S Lee, LOKL (pronounced ‘local’) serves freshly brewed coffee, hot sandwiches and a carefully curated collection of cakes and pastries.

MAS Golden lounge is a perfect epitome of elegance and style in travelling. Dedicated to First Class, Business Class and selected Enrich members, MAS Golden Lounge provides comfort in its 43,284 square feet of space that offers top notch facilities for flyers before flying, during transit and upon arrival at the...