Fascinating, Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Malaysia’s Little England in Fraser’s Hill

Malaysia's Little England in Fraser's Hill

Bukit Fraser (Fraser’s Hill) noted as one of the resort’s most popular highlands in Peninsular Malaysia, while the other two are the Cameron Highlands and Genting Highlands. It is a place for travelers and those who crave peace but at the same time do not want to be in overcrowded conditions. Fraser’s Hill in Titiwangsa […]

February 2, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Business & Economy, Fascinating

Saving Kelantan Silversmith Industry

Saving Kelantan Silversmith Industry

Even today, people still buy silver items such as brooches, rings and “Keris” sheaths, even though silversmith industry in Kelantan is no longer as popular as compared to a few decades ago. Malay silverware known for intricate designs. Kelantan is well known in silversmith, where Malay craftsmen working in silver from ingots and bars. Despite […]

January 5, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Getting Around, Travel Information

Kuala Lumpur Taxi to have new image

Kuala Lumpur Taxi to have new image

Have you ever taken a ride in a taxi that emitted unpleasant smell, and in which the seats were uncomfortable? Have you encountered a situation in which a taxi driver refused to use the fare meter and charged an exorbitant fare for the ride? These are some of the complaints against Malaysian taxi drivers. In […]

December 30, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, States of Malaysia

Turning Putrajaya into lively city

Turning Putrajaya into lively city

Malaysia’s Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital, with many ultra-modern structure still preserve traditional features. But the bustling city life is limited during the day that revolves around the offices of government departments and agencies. As night approaches, life is halted, the situation faced by many residents of Putrajaya. The irony is that Putrajaya offers more […]

December 24, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Business & Economy, Interesting Places

Terengganu Brass Handicraft

Terengganu Brass Handicraft

Many people believe that the handicrafts industry is old, as younger generations less interest. In Malaysia, you can see some handicraft makers are slowly disappearing into the sunset. However, the number of entrepreneurs in the batik and songket industry remains stagnant, it is not that bad compared to the works of brass handicraft items which […]

December 17, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Business & Economy

Iskandar Malaysia shapes its own ‘smart city’

Iskandar Malaysia shapes its own ‘smart city’

With over half the world’s population living in cities and still growing, government and city planners are leaning towards the concept of  ’smart city’. The hunt for the future city model may yet lead them to the biggest economic development zone Malaysia, Iskandar Malaysia, the Southeast Asia’s largest Mega region and three times the size […]

December 10, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Fascinating

Malaysian traditional Gambus Music

Malaysian traditional Gambus Music

Soothing, is the best word to describe the beautiful rhythms and easy to produce from gambus music. Gambus is very similar to the “Oud” from Arab lands until now synonymous with ghazals and music zamrah, and Johor’s dance Zapin. Unique pear-like shape made of fine wood and golden brown finish highlights the unique identity. When […]

November 9, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Wilderness In Malaysia National Park

Wilderness In Malaysia National Park

Millennia ago aboriginal hunters came to Taman Negara Malaysia (Malaysia National Park) to fish. Decades ago Malay princes and colonial officers came to shoot game. Today tourists come to take photographs of endangered species. Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia’s oldest national park, has finally taken off as a tourist destination. Shorter flying times and a surge of interest […]

January 9, 2009 No Comments / Read More >>

Fascinating, Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Travel Information

Aloha from Johor’s Fantasy Island

Aloha from Johor's Fantasy Island

There are already many popular islands in Malaysia such as Penang, Langkawi and Tioman, all with their own attractions. But Sibu Island is like a fantasy island with its own unique features … nature, crystal clear ocean, white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

Fascinating, Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Miri unexplored sea treasures are diver’s heaven

Miri unexplored sea treasures are diver's heaven

There are over 20 diving sites off Miri, some of which are just a 20-minute boat ride from Miri, and there are no less than 206 hard coral species alone. Probably there are far more coral species in the Miri waters that in the Caribbean, which has about 60 identified hard coral species.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

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