Day Trip: Welcoming Year of the Goat at Thean Hou Temple

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Our first impression of Kuala Lumpur is that it is among the bustling cities around the world. From towering skyscrapers to trendy fashion and geeky technology, KL proves that it can keep up with the nonstop evolution of the modern times. But aside from these fancy trends, KL does not forget about its …

Day Trip: Date at the National Museum of Malaysia


Muzium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – When planning a visit to a new country or a new place, make sure that 'visit museum' is part of the itinerary. We think one of the best way to learn about a place is by visiting its museum. Thus, a true traveler's must-do list must not miss this one. For expats, …

Lemon Garden Cafe: Deep-Blue Seafood Night

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Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - All birthdays are special, but some are more special than others. Turning 25 is one of those! So to celebrate someone's milestone age,  we indulged ourselves in a sumptuous seafood buffet dinner at Lemon Garden Cafe in Shangri-La Hotel KL. The buffet spread offers modern Malaysian, Indian, Chinese and …

Day Trip: Experience Awesomeness at Legoland Malaysia!

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Johor, Malaysia – Imagination has always been the key to enjoying every little thing we do when we were kids. From playing with cars, to battling evil foes with our action figures, and even pretending to be on a swimming pool when we are only taking a dip in a pail of water.  It is rare to …

Christmas in Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Spending Christmas together for the first time is one of our best memories from 2014. Even though we were far away from home and knowing that 90% of population here are non-Christians, we still manage to celebrate Christmas with great joy and enthusiasm. In the Philippines, people starts the countdown to Christmas …

Georgetown, Penang: One of Malaysia’s Finest Cities

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Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - Chinese New Year (CNY) is perhaps one of the biggest cultural events in the world and the best way to experience the festivities is to go where the festivities are held. Well, besides going to China (for obvious reasons), here in Malaysia, you have an option to go to Penang, Melaka or Kuala …

Colmar Tropicale: Japanese Village

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Berjaya Hills, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, Malaysia - As mentioned in our previous post, there's nothing much to do in Colmar Tropicale besides taking pictures and to get the most out of your visit, you might as well go to their Japanese village. The entrance fee and shuttle service to/from French village were already included in our purchased ticket from …

Day Trip: Colmar Tropicale, Malaysia’s Little France

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Berjaya Hills, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, Malaysia - It was my birthday weekend and as part of our yearly tradition, I got to choose where we wanted to spend this day. Well, I always wanted to spend it in Paris, France -- why? it's every girls dream and always been my dream destination! But, since me and my …

Putrajaya, the Federal Administrative Centre of Malaysia

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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 …