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Nasi Tumpang is one of several food items identified by the Malaysian National Heritage Department as being truly Malaysian. Regarded as a traditional Malay delicacy, Nasi Tumpang is highly popular in the east coast especially in Kelantan from where it originated. Nasi Tumpang is delicious hand-made rice wrapped up in the shape of a cone [...]

Having to deal with tons of elephant dung can be a bit of a headache, but a touch of innovation has turned it into a profitable business. The first thing that caught my eye as we were waiting at the entrance of Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka, was a huge orange sign at a small [...]

Regarded as the queen of fruits in Malaysia, the mangosteen is considered as a perfect balance to the rich “heatiness” of the durian due to the mangosteen “cooling” effect. In fact, the mangosteen has its uses in folk medicine. The bark and skin are used to treat diarrhea, and in Indonesia it is used to [...]

Mamak stalls (hawker stalls operated by Indian Muslim) are cheaper alternatives to pubs and disco for spending nightlife in Malaysia. They are popular gathering places among the KL folks especially during the weekend. These stalls usually start to operate around 7pm onwards and they are cheaper alternative to expensive clubs and discos. Most of them [...]

An Exciting Escape Through A Cruise Ride

Looking for romance, adventure, games and fine dining? The glamorous Rhapsody of the Seas has all these by the boatloads. Quoted from The Star I'm going on a cruise!" said a friend. "Oh, how wonderful! Somewhere exotic?'' she asked brightly. "Yes, Singapore to Port Klang!" "Huh?" was her bemused response. Sailing from Singapore to Port [...]

Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru and George Town are among the cities which are gaining reputation as the most expensive ones in Asia. An ECA International survey on the 50 most expensive Asian cities ranked Kuala Lumpur at number 38, Johor Baru (40th) and George Town (42nd). Globally, Kuala Lumpur is placed 210th, Johor Baru (216th) [...]

The King of All Fruits in Malaysia

Ever wonder which fruit is loved by Malaysian the most? It’s absolutely the durian which is regarded as the “King of all Fruits”? The durian is not only famous in Malaysia it’s also the most highly prized fruit within the Southeast Asia region. The durian might seem controversial due to its overpowering odor; it’s actually [...]

It is located at Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin. The building was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback (AB Hubback). He designed most of the distinctive buildings of Mughal architecture in Malaysian including Masjid Jamek. It is more than 100 years old. It was the Central Railway Station. Now it is just a stop for commuter train. The [...]

Not only would you need help to locate good fishing spots, a guide would also keep you from getting lost, touching dangerous plants or insects and even save you from offending the “spirits of the forest”. Quoted from The Star That’s a big job description, and nobody fits the bill better than the jungle-dwelling orang [...]

Belief - the word may be simple but its implication is tremendous. Belief has been shaping mankind's existence since the dawn of time, transforming, compelling and sometimes sparking off hysteria even with the advent of rationalism and science. Quoted from The Star The Malaysian enthusiasm for folklore and superstition is well and alive in this [...]