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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Fascinating, Interesting Places, Travel Information

The return of Pearl of the Orient

The return of Pearl of the Orient

More attractive and value-added packages focusing on niche market, coupled with the roadshows held by Tourism Malaysia abroad, are earmarked to boost tourist arrival. The niche market comprises "long-stay" programmes at hotels, health tourism as well as meeting, incentives, convention and exhibition (MICE) activities apart from education tourism.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

Fascinating, Food & Drinks

Gourmet Foods In Malaysia: The Heart of The Eastern Gourmet

Gourmet Foods In Malaysia: The Heart of The Eastern Gourmet

People who long for gourmet foods in Malaysia need not grumble, they can easily find it everywhere as long as they’ve the urged to do so. For years Malaysia has been the hot spot for tourists all over the world who crave the hot and spicy cooking. It is also the ultimate food destination worldwide and steps have been taken by the government to make it a global HALAL hub.

October 11, 2006 No Comments / Read More >>