River ride through mangrove forests in the southern Malaysian state of Johor.
At The Crossroads …
To persevere or veer on to a different path …
Mom’s Day Staycation Ideas
Give your mother that much-needed getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city sometime this month. Tourism Selangor recommends 6 spots suitable for the whole family to come together and celebrate the matriarchs of their family on Mother’s Day or anytime this month. Villa Sajuri in Kuala Selangor A Moroccan-themed villa, near Remis Beach…
Food Trail NYC: Dominican Delights
Explore flavours of the Caribbean
It is the end of the story for the famous Jumbo floating restaurant in Hong Kong. In the dramatic final chapter, the floating eatery, which was a must-see for most travellers to the island, now lies 1,000m below the South China Sea where it sank while being transported to a location where it was to…
Bath’s Oldest Pub: The Saracens Head
Peek into Bath’s Oldest Pub – The Saracen’s Head which is mentioned in Charles Dicken’s book The Pickwick Papers.
Food Wars and Cultural Listings: How a Small Island State Pulled the Rug from Under Its Larger Neighbours
My first article for the year in the Vibes.com 😊 Unesco listings: A means of cultural appropriation? https://www.thevibes.com/articles/culture/13632/unesco-listings-a-means-for-cultural-appropriation
Flying Retro ✈️
My paternal uncle bought a house in SS14 Subang Jaya in the 1980s. At that time this neighbourhood was the Hounslow of Malaysia – and a hub for airport and airline staff. It’s proximity to then Subang International Airport meant that planes would be flying over your house every hour or less. That put off…
Breaking The Pattern
Sign of the times – boxes and lines on the beautiful tiles of the late 19th century Cheong Fatt Tze (Blue) Mansion. The beautiful geometric patterns of the tiles imported from Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England have been marked with black tape to remind visitors to maintain social distancing as they visit the popular Heritage house,…
Sunset @ The Datai
The harmonious sounds of the sea, gentle breeze and night sounds from the forest @
The Datai Langkawi
Lakeside Lure @ Sepang
Sites of interests in Sepang, Selangor: Cyberjaya Lake Garden
Gopeng’s Legendary Love Tree
Gopeng’s ‘Lover’s Tree’ embodies the legend of a past forbidden love affair, but stands as a symbol of everlasting love today.