June 26, 2012

48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur – Food, Football, Budget Hotel Stay and Shopping!

Food, Football, Budget Hotel Stay and Shopping! A street in Kuala Lumpur's “golden triangle”. Photograph: Maxton Walker The national museum in the south of the city turns out to be small, and rather obsessed with tin-mining, the industry that put this place on the map. I take the flashy monorail back north, and spend the evening wandering through the hedonistic “golden triangle”; streets lined with trendy bars, restaurants and young women desperate to give me a foot massage….More at Fantastic food and football fans – my 48 hours in Kuala Lumpurt doesn't start well. The famous twin Petronas Towers, which […]
June 23, 2012

Happy Dumpling Festival 2012

Dumpling Festival or Duanwu Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival and the Double Fifth, is a traditional and statutory holiday originating inChina and associated with a number of East Asian and Southeast Asian societies. In Mandarin, it is known as Duānwǔ Jié; in Hong Kong and Macau, by the Cantonese name Tuen Ng Festival; in Hokkien-speaking areas, by the names Gō͘-go̍eh-cheh/Gō͘-ge̍h-choeh (五月節) and Gō͘-ji̍t-cheh/Gō͘-ji̍t-choeh (五日節). In 2008, it was recognised as a public holiday in mainland Chinafor the first time since the 1940s.[1][2] The festival has also long been celebrated in Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia. Equivalent and related festivals in Asia include the Kodomo no hi in Japan, Dano in Korea, and Tết Đoan Ngọ in Vietnam. The festival occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar calendar on which the Chinese calendar is […]
June 21, 2012

3 Tips To Find A Cheap Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur – The name in it’s native tongue means ‘muddy river junction’. The name has long history since passed these dark days and today might be called the tourist junction of the world without a doubt! With worldwide tourist trafiic being redirected, Kuala Lumpur has become one of the biggest tourism centers. With people landing left, right and center day in and day out, the tourists need to know what are the perfect places to stay that are comfortable and within their budget. Tough question? Not at all, as according to one the surveys by TripAdvisor Kuala Lumpur is […]
June 15, 2012

1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade 2012 Is Back!

  Dont miss the chance to watch floral exhibitions and ornately decorated floats in various hues. Be here in Putrajaya as the whole city is transformed into an enclave of beautiful flowers.    The Ministry of Tourism is organizing the 1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade themed Magic of the Night. The event showcases a parade of lighted and decorated boats floating across Putrajaya Lake to promote the tourism attractions and icons of Malaysia and international tourist destinations.    A total of thirteen local and international boats will parade across the Putrajaya Lake nightly from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm, […]
June 6, 2012

The Kuala Lumpur Tower

Aside from the world-renowned Petronas Towers, Malaysia prides itself with the Kuala Lumpur Tower – a telecommunications and broadcasting skyscraper built in 1996 and standing at 421 meters high. It is the fourth tallest among the world’s telecommunications towers. At first sight, tourists make the common mistake of thinking that the latter is taller than the Petronas Towers, which is because the tower has been erected on top of a hill, the Bukit Nanas. Another popular fact about the KL tower gains its credit from housing the world’s highest-seated McDonald’s chain. On a more serious note, the observation deck of […]