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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Putrajaya, the Federal Administrative Centre of Malaysia


Putrajaya, Malaysia – Art – based on things I’ve seen – involving politics mostly come off as subversive, if not satirical. There seems to be a thin line between its beauty and  the government. A few, however, manage to make the best out of both worlds. Putrajaya is among those. We all know that traveling and doing crazy stuff goes hand in hand, but then again in this place, you’re right under the authority’s nose.

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We started off with the idea of wanting to have a road trip in Malaysia. But since it’s our first time driving here, we chose a place that are not too far from the city.  It came down between Malacca and Putrajaya but going to Putrajaya is much easier (traffic and stuff) so that finalized our decision.

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