The Mah Meri aborigine group and their fascinating culture and traditions are featured at the Mah Meri Cultural Village in Kuala Langat, Selangor.
I’ve always found it odd that Malaysians do not see ourselves as beach bums. We do alive in a peninsular after all. In general the beaches along the West Coast […]
The current global lockdown is going to force most of us to grow roots where we are right now. I for one am going to make the best of it […]
The concept of centrepieces never really struck me till I stayed at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai last September. They do centrepieces like no other, from the rose […]
I’m not a morning person, and when the first rays of the sun stream in through the windows of my room in the morning, I’d rather pull the blanket over […]
“It’s all dried up,” the ranger at the Eravikulum National park replied to my question in broken Malayalam when I asked him where I could find the Neelakurinji which blooms […]
If I could bottle my favourite scent I’d call it ‘After Rain’. It will capture the fresh scent of wet grass, vegetation, palm frond, fresh earth and the subtle scent […]
One of my favourite photos – oil lamps illuminating this unnamed lane in Cherlai Bazar in Fort Kochi, Kerala, India. The Hindu residents in homes along this lane had lit […]
It’s a different Cheng Beng festival for the Chinese community today as the Movement Control Order (MCO) measures are tightened in view of a peak of Covid 19 infections in […]
This may not be how it looks like today, but the Tangkuban Perahu Volcanic Crater an hours drive out of the city of Bandung was a spot of serenity when […]
Am missing the beach, the sound of waves rolling in and dramatic sunsets! The dramatic sunset over the Andaman Sea captured from Pantai Cenang, Langkawi Island, Kedah Malaysia.
Jew town in the old quarter of Fort Kochi in Kerala was built by the Jewish community who moved to Fort Kochi in the 14th century. In it are an […]
Our routine over the past two weeks has been limited and the Movement Control Order has been extended till mid-April. I’m missing my Sunday banana leaf lunch with the family […]
A runway in the middle of a village? That’s exactly what ‘Lawan Kuda,‘ a quaint village snuggled amongst the green hills near the town of Gopeng in Perak features. It’s […]
No, I’m not talking about the Malaysian favourite tea and coffee combo Cham (which is an abbreviation of the Malay word campur which translates to mix). Coffee tea is an […]
We normally wouldn’t take the trouble to drive all the way out of town on a weekend, especially while we are still in a stupor from severe lack of sleep […]