Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Explore in Kuala Lumpur

Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Explore in Kuala Lumpur

Explore – Batu Caves Just outside of Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves can easily be accessed by taxi, train or bus. A visit to this Hindu shrine will bring you to a limestone hill with a series of caves and temples inside and a 42 meter/140ft high statue of Murgugan (which is the world’s tallest) outside. Climb the many steps with monkeys along […]

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4 Reasons to Cross the Border and Visit Nusa Jaya, Malaysia

4 Reasons to Cross the Border and Visit Nusa Jaya, Malaysia

Puteri Harbour This waterfront district is growing in size every time we visit. More restaurants, more projects being complete and more people. Walk along the water looking at yachts parked in the marina while deciding on which restaurant to dine at. Don’t expect a Boat Quay atmosphere yet, the area is still growing, but there’s a good enough selection for […]

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A Private Island Getaway in Langkawi

A Private Island Getaway in Langkawi

Sometimes you just need an island getaway, but sometimes, you need an island getaway on a private island with a pristine white sand beach and a jungle at your doorstep. While looking for suitable shelter for a 3 night getaway to Langkawi, I found Vivanta by Taj on its privately owned Rebak island. Fifteen minutes from the airport and my husband Tom, […]

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Wolo Hotel – Unique, Boutique and Affordable?

Wolo Hotel – Unique, Boutique and Affordable?

A new boutique hotel has opened up in Kuala Lumpur’s Bukit Bintang district, Wolo. It’s new, it’s chic and it’s affordable? Yep. Step inside this hotel and you’ll feel like you’re in a trendy nightclub in New York. Music is pumping, lights are flashing, bizarre art pieces fill the space. Upstairs, the rooms are minimalist with Japanese style beds on […]

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George Town Street Art

George Town Street Art

George Town, the capital of Penang Island in Malaysia, is a quaint city with not only delicious street food but also amazing street art.  Around corners and hidden in alleys around the town is where you can find these creative masterpieces. Look out for murals of children that often interact with their surroundings and incorporate real objects like bicycles and […]

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Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple

The Kek Lok Si Temple is the biggest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and is located in Air Itam in Penang. The temple is filled with beautiful architecture and artwork that shows a blend of traditional Chinese rituals and Mahayana Buddhism. On top of the many shops on the way up to the temple and throughout, there is much to see. There is a big pond full […]

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The Majestic Hotel – A Reinvented Icon

The Majestic Hotel – A Reinvented Icon

A Kuala Lumpur icon has reemerged after decades of slumber into a grand hotel preserving the beauty of Hotel Majestic from the ’30s and introducing a 15 storey tower of contemporary rooms, suites, meeting and function space. The Majestic Hotel blends traditional and contemporary elements to create a truly unique experience. In the restored Majestic Wing architect Zaidan Tahir transports guests […]

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Luna – Rooftop Bar with a View That’s Hard to Beat

Luna – Rooftop Bar with a View That’s Hard to Beat

For a fun night out with music, drinks and a gorgeous view in Kuala Lumpur, head to the rooftop bar Luna. Reserve the coveted window seats early for a backdrop of the city, Petronas Towers and Menara Tower or head upstairs to look over the pool and city below. The fun starts at 5:00pm and goes until 1 or 3am […]

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