Cuisine and culture collide in Penang’s new walking tour for street food.
Food and Malaysian culture are inextricably intertwined, and what better way to know Malaysia than through food?
Restaurateurs from the Klang Valley are increasingly venturing into Penang due to signs of untapped potential.
The Internet has spawned tonnes of travel sites. So when two engineers and best friends decided to start up a travel site, they were determined to make it not only different but truly unique.
In the intense global competition for talent, a city’s liveability can be the determining factor in drawing investments and talent. Think City has the tough job of turning Kuala Lumpur into a city that can do just that, following its successful first outing in George Town.
It appears eccentric – but intriguing – to open a guesthouse far off the beaten track in a village where there is little to do. Kamo House, a nostalgic, arty and quirky homestay in Sauk, won attention for precisely this reason.
If anyone wants to go off the beaten track in Malaysia, Green John Chan is the go-to guy. He’s earned a cult following for his highly interesting nature tours, from houseboats to canopy walks to living bridges.
Team work and working together are values that both the corporate sector and dragon boat racing have in common.
Malaysia with its award-winning golf courses is the preferred choice of golf tourists visiting Asia.
This holiday, get to know Malaysia, your own backyard.
Performing art groups like most societies start with a few members passionate about an artform – they want to gather regularly to practice and eventually perform for the public. But is there a formula to success?
It was a remarkable transformation from dirty courtyards to chic gardens, and, just as remarkably, hardly anyone knows where these secret gardens are located. Only the locals do as they were built for neighbourhood use.
As the travel industry becomes increasingly segmented, Malaysia finds itself ideally positioned to take advantage of a developing niche in the market called “Volunt-Tourism” which taps into a growing urge for travellers to do good during their time off. No longer is sitting at the beach sipping a brightly coloured drink with a miniature umbrella […]
Weary city folk hankering for a break from the cacophony of urban living need not look far – or even overseas – for a well-deserved respite. Just a mere hour north from Kuala Lumpur lies an oasis of serenity, tucked in the jungle fringes of Serendah, about 10km from Rawang town.
As a fan of live music, this writer was lured by curiosity to check out the Borneo Jazz Fest. Although less famous than the annual Rainforest World Music Festival in the “Cat City” (Kuching) of Sarawak, the Borneo Jazz, previously known as the Miri International Jazz Festival, is already in its ninth year and took place over two days on 9 and 10 May 2014.
Karina Bahrin had worked in the high pressure public relations world for 20 years before throwing in the towel, and moving to Langkawi to open a chic guesthouse. Today, La Pari-Pari is ranked as Langkawi’s top B&B on Tripadvisor. Karina shares her secrets with Business Circle.
The Malaysian aviation sector went through a turbulent 2013 due to overcapacity and fare wars that ate into yields and profitability. The intense competition benefited consumers though. What will 2014 hold?
Malaysians are embracing the new concept in travel experience by opening up their homes to travellers.
Visit Malaysia Year 2014 is the nation’s biggest and grandest tourism celebration with Malaysia Truly Asia’s endless wonders of events, festivals and activities all-year round – online is one of the best ways for visitors to find out information about where to go and what to do (photo credit: Visit Malaysia Year 2014.)
A walk in George Town is often an exercise in fortuitous discoveries, as new shops and cafes pop up at a dizzying pace. Many of these outlets are opened by young Penangites who have brought a youthful and chic vibe to this old town.