Destinations

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Destinations

Imbak Canyon Conservation Area: Sabah’s Primeval Jewel

Most national parks offer varying degrees of wilderness,...

By Farah Nadiah

Destinations

10 Reasons to Fly to Bhubaneswar, India

Odisha is previously known as Orissa, and the old name can...

By Ed Junaidi

Australia

South West Western Australia: The Door to Wonders

“Look, it’s a shooting star!” There are millions of small...

By Shahida Sakeri

Destinations

#SeaYouInSabah – From sea port town to floating haven on Celebes Sea

Tawau has always been side-lined by travellers who usually...

By Ed Junaidi

Destinations

Shop, Dine and Jaunt Where the East meets West!

Gaya Travel Magazine team were in Istanbul during the 7th...

By Jeremy Khalil

Destinations

Eat.Travel.Write Putrajaya Food Trail: Exploring Putrajaya through our Tummies!

From 16 until 18 December 2015, Putrajaya Corporation...

By Adela Roslan

Destinations

10 Best Ways To Explore East Java & Bali

It all happened so fast – from the moment I got the text...

By Elvi Suraya

Destinations

Enthralling Tanjong Malim

Believe it or not, Tanjong Malim – a town situated in the...

By Muhammad Hasif Mohd Jelani

Articles

Uncover Wuhan’s Hidden Gems with AirAsia X

Famed as the ‘Chicago of Asia’ due to its role as central...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Destinations

Grooving the Traditional Way : Rentak Selangor 2.0

  Growing up in Selangor, I thought the state has always...

By Elvi Suraya

Taiwan

Experience Taipei with Malindo Airlines: See, Shop, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

Taipei is vibrant and progressive, don’t you agree?   Great...

By Shahida Sakeri

Japan

9 Places To Explore In East Hokkaido!

I was given an opportunity to unearth the hidden gems of...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Destinations

10 Ways to Enjoy London and Beyond with Girlfriends

Top 10 suggestions on how to make London (and beyond) the...

By Shahida Sakeri

Features of the Month

How to Shop Like A Pro at Ho Chi Minh’s Market, Vietnam

On our mission to complete all other ASEAN destinations (we...

By Gaya Traveller

Features of the Month

9 Ways to Explore The Beauty of Sandakan, Sabah

Located on the east coast of Borneo Island, Sandakan is a...

By Jeremy Khalil

Mexico

Hola Mexico!- Part III : Colours, Spices and Joy

If we were to use colours to measure Mexico, the measuring...

By Ed Junaidi

Features of the Month

Chiba, Where The Fun Begins!

First and foremost, let us tell you that Chiba is...

By Ed Junaidi

Kelantan

5 Kelantan Eco Trip Experiences

Kelantan brims with exoticism, this is reflected in the...

By Gaya Travel

Qatar

Dynamic Doha, the heart of Qatar

The capital city Doha, including the rest of Qatar, beams...

By Jeremy Khalil

Mauritius

Experiencing Mauritius

Mauritius, a country off the southeast coast of Africa....

By Ed Junaidi

Putrajaya

13 Places To Play Tourist at Putrajaya

Putrajaya, considered as the Intelligent Garden City are...

By Shahida Sakeri

Articles

7 Must-Do’s when Staying at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Being 45 storeys high, Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo was the first...

By Jeremy Khalil

Destinations

ACEQM 2016: When ASEAN Celebrities Invade Malaysia

On its fourth edition, ASEAN Celebrity Explore Quest...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Articles

5 Malaysian Family-Friendly Destinations to Visit During June 2017 Holidays

When the school holiday is rapidly approaching, it is an...

By Gaya Travel

Features of the Month

Hokuriku-Shinetsu Region Beyond Expectations! Part II

Gaya Travel Magazine continues travelling using bullet...

By Ahmad Furqaan Hod

Pahang

Start-in-Tioman 2016: It is Muslimah Divers’ Turn!

Every year, Start In Tioman (SIT), a premier scuba diving...

By Nadya Ryzal

Melaka/Malacca

In Case You Didn’t Know (#ICYDK) Melaka

Follow my journey through the #ICYDK programme in...

By Shahida Sakeri

Selangor

Grooving in Selangor, the Traditional Way

It is interesting to learn that Selangor actually brims...

By Shahida Sakeri

China

Sichuan – Not Just Pandas, Tai Chi and Spicy Hot Pot Dish

Last December 2016, Gaya Travel Magazine team members...

By Jeremy Khalil

Features of the Month

Playing Tourist in Shah Alam and Klang

Though declared as a city back in 10 October 2000, Shah...

By Jeremy Khalil

Taiwan

Experience Taiwan

Recently, Gaya Travel team got the chance to discover...

By Shahida Sakeri

Japan

Finding Neverland at Tokyo Disney Resort

For a girl who grew up watching Disney movies, Disneyland...

By Shahida Sakeri

Indonesia

#ElahElahBali – A newbie’s 23 points of Balinese joy in Ubud

“Bali is so overrated,” claimed my friends incessantly...

By Aven Fauzi

Features of the Month

Okinawa Journal : 6 Places to Shop – Part 2

Okinawa offers extensive shopping options for shopaholics...

By Shahida Sakeri

Kelantan

Trippin’ The Skies and Waterfalls at Baha Camp, Mount Stong

Hiking is one way of travelling and the best way to...

By Adela Roslan

Features of the Month

Hola Mexico- Part II

In last post, I began my journey in Mexico City then...

By Ed Junaidi

United States of America

Oceania Cruises Serves Up American Adventures In “The Great Land”

Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary-and...

By Gaya Travel

Perak

Perak’s Agro Wonders

Take the step away from the hustle and bustle of the city...

By Nadya Ryzal

Japan

Okinawa Journal: 6 Tourist Spots to Visit – Part I

The Okinawan people have a wonderful rich history. It was...

By Shahida Sakeri

Features of the Month

7 Places to Explore in Asakusa, Nikkō and Kawagoe

I still vividly remember the first time when I set my foot...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Pahang

Discovering the Land of Mat Kilau

There have been many great individuals who had fought for...

By Shahida Sakeri

Japan

Friendly Okayama

Gaya Travel Magazine recently explored Okayama with...

By Jeremy Khalil

Labuan

Melancholic and Historic Labuan

The Federal Territory of Labuan is rich with marine life...

By Halizsha Halim

Features of the Month

8 Ways To Unearth The Charms of Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is a sizeable town that is yet to achieve...

By Jeremy Khalil

Features of the Month

Discovering Central Japan by Bus

Gaya Travel went back to Japan; this time to the Central...

By Ed Junaidi

Indonesia

Jawa Timur Park in Kota Wisata Batu: Fun and Excitement for the Whole Family in Just One Area!

Although many tourists outside Java island might not yet...

By Nadya Ryzal

Singapore

Singapore, the All-round BTMICE Destination

  According to a research by BridgeStreet Global...

By Shahida Sakeri

GoASEAN

14 Places To Visit In Jakarta

Jakarta – being the capital and largest city to a country...

By Ahmad Furqaan Hod

Australia

10 Places To Visit, Stay and Eat in Perth, Australia

Perth is pretty laid back but what really impressed us was...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Mexico

Hola Mexico! – Part 1

My journey in Mexico brought me from the Federal District...

By Ed Junaidi

Philippines

Puerto Princesa Underground River

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is...

By Ed Junaidi

Europe

Taking the Dream Trip to Western Europe

Western Europe is renowned for its numerous ancient...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

United Kingdom

5 Things to do at London’s Olympic Park in 2016

Ever since the 2012 Olympic Games, London has been blessed...

By Gaya Travel

Vietnam

6 Incredible Things To Discover In Vietnam

A heritage trail brought Lily Sidariani through Vietnam’s...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

6 Top Places To Visit On Ambon Island, Indonesia

Ambon – an island that is part of the Maluku archipelago...

By Shamsul Bahrin Zainuzzaman

GoASEAN

Northern Thailand Charms

Once ruled by the Lanna kingdom from the 13th until 18th...

By Shahida Sakeri

GoASEAN

Discovering Eco-Tourism Wonders in Putrajaya and Pahang

Gaya Travel explored selected enthralling eco-tourism...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Destinations

Hokuriku-Shinetsu Region in Japan – Beyond Expectations! (Part I)

Last November 2015 (autumn season), Gaya Travel received...

By Ahmad Furqaan Hod

ASEAN

8 Things to Do & See in Lombok

  1. Desa Banyumulek Though the...

By Ahmad Furqaan Hod

Malaysia

Pahang & Putrajaya: Eco-Tourism Destinations #MyEcoFamTrip2016

Gaya Travel has participated the Malaysia Mega...

By Gaya Travel

GoASEAN

Exploring the hidden gems of South Sumatera

Prior to visiting South Sumatera, I thought the province...

By Mohd Shahril Fawzy

Features of the Month

Kuala Linggi – Your Ultimate Raptor Watch Destination

Text & Image: Nadya Rizal Raptor Watch 2016 – the event that...

By Nadya Ryzal

Features of the Month

Value Retail targets more Malaysians to visit Bicester Village

During the World Travel Mart 2015 held from 2 until 5...

By Jeremy Khalil

Japan

Exploring Kansai

Text & Images by: Lily Riani Blessed with heritage-rich...

By Gaya Travel

Taiwan

Now Everyone Can Fly…to Kaohsiung!

Ask most people where they want to go in Taiwan and they...

By Shahida Sakeri

Spain

Ola España! Part 1: Valencia & Malaga

Cover Photo Credits: Mijas Tourism Spain – there can never...

By Shahida Sakeri

Perak

Enchanting Royal Belum

The 300,000-hectare Royal Belum State Park – located in...

By Mohd Mursi

Features of the Month

Jordan, An Oasis of Peace in the Middle East – Part II of II

Gaya Travel team members continue their journey exploring...

By Jeremy Khalil

Features of the Month

Falling for Made in Portugal

Follow Ena Ramli as she checks out what Lisbon has in store...

By Gaya Travel

Brunei

24 Hours in Bandar Seri Begawan

Due to its compact size, travellers are bound to enjoy...

By Shahida Sakeri

Destinations

10 Unique Things About Kansai

Words and images by Lily Riani unless stated Kansai,...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Ship Wreck Dive 2015

Exploring Redang’s Underwater Wonders Diving in Malaysia is...

By Adela Roslan

Destinations

An Osaka Affair

Gaya Travel team, together with other Malaysian...

By Anas Abas

Destinations

Selangor Meets Indonesia!

On the 15th until 17th November 2015, Tourism Selangor and...

By Mohd Mursi

Destinations

Pulau Tuba Opens as New Eco-Tourism Destination With Tuba Trail Run.

Known for the likes of the tough Xterra and Ironman...

By Mohd Mursi

Malaysia

Kuching: The Door To Borneo

Kuching is a beautiful city, proudly boasting a harmonious...

By Shahida Sakeri

Destinations

How To Do Tokyo, Japan in Six Days!

“Incomplete,” said a fellow friend of mine when asked about...

By Shahida Sakeri

Destinations

Escaping to Paradise that is Tioman

As a travel writer, I feel blessed for the chance to...

By Shahida Sakeri

Asia

Jottings on Jordan, An Oasis of Peace in the Middle East – Part I of II

Gaya Travel Magazine finds that there’s no other better...

By Jeremy Khalil

China

Kunming, The City of Eternal Spring

Part II DAY 4 We woke up early to catch the sunrise;...

By Raihan Fozian

Labuan

Labuan flexed its muscles during Malaysia Water Festival – Labuan National Sea Challenge

In conjunction with Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest)...

By Ahmad Furqaan Hod

Switzerland

Lugano in Ticino Canton, Switzerland

After savouring the delights of Zermatt, Gaya Travel team...

By Jeremy Khalil

Thailand

Magical Krabi

Krabi’s Trivia The 132 islands offshore Thailand in the...

By Khairul Akil

Singapore

Swing it Like a Local: Explore Singapore in the Shoes of a Tennis Superstar

Whether you are a globetrotter, solo traveller or a...

By Gaya Travel

Turkey

An Open Air Museum and Winter Wonderland Awaits in the City of Bursa

Just a ferry ride away from Istanbul is Turkey’s fourth...

By Gaya Travel

Singapore

Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Singapore is a concrete jungle where neon lights shine...

By Ed Junaidi

Sarawak

When Selangor Meets Sarawak

Recently Gaya Travel Magazine was privileged to join a...

By Adela Roslan

Destinations

Ayubowan Sri Lanka!

Prior to being known as Ceylon given by the British (the...

By Gaya Travel

GoASEAN

GO ASEAN Upfronts 2016 Unveils Sensational ASEAN-Related Travel Shows To Tempt Global-Trotters

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 13 NOVEMBER 2015– GOASEAN unveiled...

By Mohd Mursi

Japan

Okinawa, The Tropical Side of Japan

Japan has always been known as one of the most advanced...

By Raihan Fozian

Destinations

The Hidden Jewel Of Mulu UNESCO World Heritage Site

Text by: Farah Nadiah I was travelling with a group of...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Penang, Romance in the Old Quarters

Ena Ramli explores the old quarters of Penang’s George Town...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Oh My Turkey!

Turkey is an awe-inspiring country that is blessed with...

By Jeremy Khalil

China

Kunming, The City Of Eternal Spring

Being the world’s most populated country, China is...

By Raihan Fozian

Destinations

Discover Perak 2015: Perak in Multiple Perspectives

In conjunction with the Discover Perak 2015 programme...

By Shahida Sakeri

GoASEAN

GoASEAN.com Wins Gold and Silver Awards for Best Travel and Tourism Website Presented by W3

GOASEAN.com has received the Gold Award for ‘Best Travel...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Angling For Kelah At Keniam River

In mid-April this year, just a week after turning 41, I...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

We Left Our Hearts in Zermatt, Switzerland

When Gaya Travel visited Switzerland for the very first...

By Jeremy Khalil

Destinations

Uzbekistan, The Gateway To The Ancient Silk Route

Courtesy of the Republic of Uzbekistan’s government, Gaya...

By Shahida Sakeri

Destinations

Pahang, River Rafting Experience

Bamboo raft is synonymous with the earliest mode of...

By Gaya Travel

Kembara Cuti Cuti 1Malaysia

Negeri Sembilan, A Striking Legacy.

In collaboration with Tourism Malaysia’s Domestic...

By Shahida Sakeri

Destinations

Chiang Mai, The Rose of the North

Chiang Mai, The Rose of the North

By Gaya Travel

China

Hong Kong to Chengdu, A Life Well Travelled

Hong Kong to Chengdu, A Life Well Travelled

By Ed Junaidi

Destinations

Mabul and Sipadan Island

Mabul and Sipadan Island.

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Behold Bohol

If I have to describe Bohol in three words, those would be...

By Ed Junaidi

Australia

Melbourne is World’s Most Liveable City for 5th Year Running

Melbourne, Australia tops the annual Economist Intelligence...

By Jeremy Khalil

Asia

I Dream of Turkey

Turkey (Turkiye) means the ‘land of the Turks’. It was...

By Jeremy Khalil

GoASEAN

Malaysia Announces GOASEAN, World’s First ASEAN-focused Travel Channel

Malaysia announced the establishment of GOASEAN at ITB...

By Jeremy Khalil

Philippines

Mabuhay Manila!

Gaya Travel team finds that it is high time for travellers...

By Jeremy Khalil

Articles

Kochi – Queen of Arabian Sea

Lying on the extreme south of India is the state of Kerala-...

By Gaya Travel

Australia

Discover The Wonders of Melbourne For Free

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has introduced a Free Tram...

By Jeremy Khalil

Australia & Pacific

Immerse in The Hobbit Movie Setting by Visiting New Zealand, Home of Middle-earth

Fans of Sir Peter Jackson’s famed Hobbit trilogies can now...

By Jeremy Khalil

Destinations

Bitácora de Viaje – Malaysia

Impressive video by a Chilean TV program called Bitácora de...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

Dubai: A Must-Experience Destination

Far East is of increasing importance to Dubai’s inbound...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia – Perak

In conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014, the Visit...

By Gaya Travel

Articles

What to Do with An Hour in Taipei

What to Do with An Hour in Taipei As written by General...

By Gaya Travel

Malaysia

Taman Negara Escapade

Dating back from the Ice Age, Taman Negara Pahang has been...

By Anas Abas

Destinations

10 Reasons to Visit London

London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the...

By Nuar Md Diah

Destinations

Mystical Caves of Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park is one of two UNESCO World...

By Nuar Md Diah

Australia

Melbourne Hot List 2014

A hotel boom, a retail renaissance, a blockbuster program...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

Taiwan – The Heart of Asia

Apart from Taipei 101 (one of the world’s tallest...

By Faizal Murad

Destinations

Discover Perak 2013

Last April 2013, Gaya Travel Magazine in collaboration with...

By Raihan Fozian

Indonesia

Insider Tips on Ubud from Chedi Concierge

An insider tips on exploring Ubud, Bali. An interview...

By Gaya Travel

Vietnam

The Opera Nights of Old Saigon

As cultural landmarks go, the Saigon Opera House falls...

By Gaya Travel

Uzbekistan

Silk Route Splendour Bukhara & Samarkand

In Issue 7.5, Gaya Travel introduced two destinations in...

By Jeremy Khalil

Destinations

Borneo Jazz Festival 2013 in Miri

Sarawak Tourism Board held the 8th edition of Borneo Jazz...

By Ed Junaidi

Articles

Cruise on SuperStar Libra with Malaysia’s Astronaut

Gaya Travel Magazine recently joined the 4-day-and-3-night...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

Bandar Hilir Melaka

To enjoy Melaka, we suggest the following ;

By Gaya Travel

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur in Black & White

Beginning this issue, Gaya Travel is bringing in a new...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

The Wondrously Pristine Belum

Belum is a Malay word that means “before” and the nature...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

Cameron Highlands

Located relatively three hours from Kuala Lumpur, Cameron...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

BOH & WWF Preserving Nature at Kinabatangan

In its effort to protect the Kinabatangan flood plain,...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Lombok Not just the ‘Second Bali’.

“Lombok was not as famous as Bali and nobody had faith in...

By Gaya Travel

Kedah

Kedah Darul Aman There is more to this Rice Bowl State than just paddy fields…

Kedah Darul Aman or also known as the Rice Bowl State is...

By Gaya Travel

Kelantan

Media Explorace & Kelantan Homestay

Media Explorace & Kelantan Homestay Experience is a...

By Gaya Travel

Thailand

Koh Samui : The Unexplored Culinary Capital of Thailand

Known for its untouched and pristine white sandy beaches,...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Tashkent and Khiva, Uzbekistan From Modern to Ancient

Gaya Travel team was given the great opportunity to...

By Jeremy Khalil

Pahang

Start in Tioman 2012 (S.i.T.)

In the beginning, the inception of “Start in Tioman” in...

By Gaya Travel

Perak

Pangkor Island, Perak

Pangkor Island is one of the most beautiful islands in the...

By Gaya Travel

Kelantan

Not just fasting when in Kelantan

Ramadhan is considered as one of the holiest months in the...

By Gaya Travel

Articles

Pangkor Island

Pangkor Island has a lot to offer if the tourists really...

By Gaya Travel

Features

Tanjung Datu National Park – Sarawak

Just about half an hour’s boat trip from Sematan town,...

By Gaya Travel

Sarawak

Rainforest World Music Festival 2012

The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has successfully...

By Gaya Travel

Asia

Between The Love Of Johor Bahru & Singapore

I remember those old days when I spent half of my childhood...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Sea Walker by Club Aqua Bali

Bali is very well-known for its charming and mesmerizing...

By Gaya Travel

Destinations

Bali International Rafting by Club Aqua Bali

What do you say to a 16-kilometre distance if you were...

By Gaya Travel

Kelantan

Discover Kota Bharu, Capital Of Kelantan & The Cradle Of Malay Culture

Kota Bharu is a city centre for the state of Kelantan. The...

By Gaya Travel

Thailand

Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui or simply Samui as referred to by the locals and...

By Gaya Travel

Indonesia

In the Past and In the Present of the Province of RIAU ISLAND

Riau Island Province (comprising the Riau Archipelago, the...

By Ed Junaidi

Oman

Salalah, Perfume Capital of Arabia

Salalah is by a half-circle of mountains and behind that by...

By Gaya Travel

Cambodia

“Won Dollah, Mam!”

Quite forgetting that Siem Reap has a rich tapestry of...

By Gaya Travel

Sarawak

Sibu

Firefly celebrated its inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur...

By Gaya Travel

South Korea

Korea - Part 1 - South Korea - Seoul - Nami Island - Gyeonggi - Paju

All travellers have a place that they wish to visit at...

By Shamsul Bahrin Zainuzzaman

Australia

Adelaide Part 2, Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island is the place where visitors can find...

By Gaya Travel

Sarawak

Bario, Sarawak

The town of Bario, located on the northern part of Sarawak,...

By Shamsul Bahrin Zainuzzaman

Australia

Adelaide The Festival State of Australia

Adelaide, the capital of the South Australia, was founded...

By Gaya Travel

Singapore

A Day in Singapore

As a traveler from Malaysia, somehow, though not so...

By Kenny Rosli

Perak

Back To Nature in PERAK

If you crave to be surrounded by lush greenery and great...

By Amierah Noor Ibrahim

Philippines

Wowed By Luzon Island of The Philippines

A backpacking adventure by Liayana Syazni and her friends...

By Gaya Travel

Selangor

ATV Adventure Park

All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is a must try activity and you...

By Adam Aldine

United Kingdom

London

London, United Kingdom has always appealed to a large...

By Jeremy Khalil

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan is a mountainous island with great terrains ranging...

By Shamsul Bahrin Zainuzzaman

Vietnam

Hanoi, The City of Lakes

As Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon stands for the image of...

By Gaya Travel



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