Day Trip: Melaka on a Shoestring


Malacca, Malaysia – Located two hours  south of Kuala Lumpur, Malacca (‘Melaka’ in Malay) is a perfect weekend getaway. This UNESCO Heritage Site is a popular weekend destination for many because the city with its charming old buildings, wide range of food selections and shopping street can be explored without spending too much. It’s a great escape not only for visitors coming from Kuala Lumpur but for visitors from Singapore as well.

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Let’s go Melaka!

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The Best of Ilocos : Must-try Foods


Ilocos Region, Philippines – You haven’t been to Ilocos unless you’ve tried authentic Ilocano dishes.  Known for being thriftiest people in the Philippines, Ilocanos keep their food simple but impressive. Their cuisine only use the ingredients that are abundant in their surroundings but delivers distinct flavors! These flavors are brought by using bagoong (shrimp sauce) and Ilocano vinegar and garlic.

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The Best of Penang: Must-Try Foods


Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia  – It’s easy to get lost in the beautiful streets of Penang. What’s much easier though is to indulge yourself to the different kinds of dishes the place has to offer. Sure constant walking and biking would let your eyes feast on all the attractions you will see, but what about dear tummy? Luckily, Penang is never short on delicious foods!

Gurney Drive's Fried Kuay Teow
Gurney Drive’s Fried Kuay Teow

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