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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Travel Information

Perlis State Park naturally is full of surprises

Perlis State Park naturally is full of surprises

KANGAR – Have you seen a stump-tailed Macaque or "beruk kentoi"? If you have, then you must be one of those who had visited the Perlis State Park.  Like the proboscis monkeys or "kera Belanda" which can only be found in Sabah, the stump-tailed Macaque (scientific name "Macaca Arctoides") can only be found in this state's park, a reason why many nature lovers love to go there.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Diving Sites in Malaysia

Diving Sites in Malaysia

The most popular of diving activity around Malaysia includes diving sites with gentle sloping reefs in Tioman Island,  Perhentian Island and Redang Island, while the impressive vertical wall dives rising directly from the darkest abyss of Sipadan Island, Layang-layang Atoll and Mabul Island, do not forget to drift dives and wreck dives, including those encountered […]

March 29, 2007 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Travel Information

Sibu’s beautiful landscaped walkway

Sibu's walkway built to cover the unsightly Lembangan River, in front of the Tanahmas Hotel, is a beautiful landscaping project.

December 12, 2006 No Comments / Read More >>

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