The amazing classic and elegant Shangri-La Hotel Paris indoor pool. Photo: TripAdvisor
On March 7, look forward to this unique festival of the Mah Meri celebrating their ancestors on Hari Moyang at Pulau Carey. Here the women are doing the Mayin Jooh dance. Photo: Filepic
Greater Spotted Eagle spotted flying above Tanjung Tuan, Negeri Sembilan during the Raptor Watch week in 2010. Photo: MNS
Impossible and scary loops and turns at the Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Photo: TripAdvisor

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Greater Spotted Eagle spotted flying above Tanjung Tuan, Negeri Sembilan during the Raptor Watch week in 2010. Photo: MNS

Bird (not Angry Birds!) enthusiasts’ paradise

20 February 2015

Plans to make Malaysia a bird-watcher's haven are taking flight so travellers can come see that Malaysia is truly “Birdsia”.

Impossible and scary loops and turns at the Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Photo: TripAdvisor

10 quirky attractions around the world!

18 February 2015

If you want something out of the ordinary and not your usual scenic spot, these are some of the places to head to.

Da Nang in Vietnam is the top destination of 2015 according to the Tripadvisor community. - Photo from AFP

Top countries for travellers in 2015

16 February 2015

Vietnam, Namibia, Panama countries to visit this year.

Sheer romance and relaxation - sharing a hammock with your loved one while watching the sunset from Pulau Gaya. Filepic

5 romantic places to travel to, and find love

14 February 2015

Asia’s romantic Valentine’s Day getaway begins with these Cupid's picks.

Kathleen Tan (centre), Chief Executive Officer of AirAsiaExpedia unveils the AirAsiaGo Mobile App. Photo: AirAsiaGo

AirAsiaGo Mobile App is pretty nifty

9 February 2015 has unveiled a mobile app to enhance customers’ travelling experience.

Inviting: The atrium is the heart of the Sapphire Princess and features a soaring three-tier centrepiece. Photos: Princess Cruises

Cruise like a princess – onboard the Sapphire Princess

7 February 2015

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be onboard a cruise ship, check out our writer’s experience.

In 2014, the number of flight searches from mobile devices on Skyscanners website increased by 152percent. - Photo from AFP

Flight searches from mobile devices on the rise

6 February 2015

There is now a surge in bookings made through online platforms.

Curtis Stone eatery, Little Bao among best new restaurants 2015

4 February 2015

'Travel + Leisure' compiles most exciting new restaurants in world's most compelling capitals.

The deluxe king room at The Majestic Malacca. Photo: YTL Hotels

Best romantic hotels in Malaysia

2 February 2015

Have you made any romantic plans for Feb 14 when Cupid reigns? Here’s some hotels you might want to get jiggy in.

The fun, and fear, of walking down through gushing waters.

Waterfall climbing: Delights of a slippery slope

31 January 2015

The best way to walk down a waterfall is to lean back in faith.

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Musings about a Bangkok hotel

9 November 2013

It is situated at a fashionable address, and is clearly classy and elegant.

Putting the pleasure back in business

12 October 2013

‘Bleasure’ – referring to business and leisure – is a growing trend among business travellers.

Five-star treatment at Hilton Phuket Arcadia

14 September 2013

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa offers not just plush rooms but plenty of on-site activities for a fun-filled holiday.

Paddy House, where the writer stayed.

Weekend getaway at Sunset Valley in Langkawi island

4 May 2013

This no-frills getawayoffers a hard-to-beatsense of serenity.

Desaru’s hidden gem

30 March 2012

Life’s a beach at Pulai Desaru Beach Resort & Spa. Located in the heart of Desaru, Johor, the resort combines panoramic views of the South China Sea with lush tropical rainforests and exudes a f...

Orchard living

28 March 2012

Tucked away in the quiet district of Mantin in Negri Sembilan, is a unique nature retreat that offers visitors an eye-opening and rejuvenating experience.For a little bit of peace and a whole lot of b...

Socially responsible resort

28 March 2012

Berjaya does its part for Mother Nature.An island where you can trek through the lush jungle, and then run across the powdery sand for a dip in crystal-clear waters: Tioman Island, or Pulau Tioman, is...

Fit for a Ming king

22 March 2012

One of the newest hotels in Kota Kinabalu gets an enthusiastic thumbs up from our reporter.Four-star hotel but a five-star experience. That about sums up my stay at the Ming Garden Hotel & Reside...

Back to nature

27 February 2012

A jungle resort that offers both adventure and relaxation in equal measure is only just a few hours away from the city. Perfect for KLites looking to get back to nature.Set amidst the lush jungle of P...

Old-world charm

10 February 2012

Clove Hall in George Town, Penang, is a guesthouse that feels like somebody just opened the doors to their lovely home to you.Think Penang, think old-world charm. Think old-world charm, and you’ll get...

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PLOY wins TripAdvisor award

6 August 2013

KL restaurant honoured with Certificate of Excellence.

Crazy about organic coffee

1 July 2013

During his involvement with non-governmental organisations across South-East Asia, Tan Jo Hann crossed paths with coffee-centric communities in different parts of the region.

Serving the best of both worlds

24 June 2013

Thai food is often associated with spicy tom yam but there is a wider selection of dishes than just that.

Soup(er) duper!

22 June 2013

A 20-year-old restaurant continues the practice of offering healthful soups.

Down the hatch: A simple dressing of lime juice and Ah Chuan's homemade chilli sauce is all that is needed for this raw oyster.

Rocking oysters

15 June 2013

These molluscs come big and fresh in Sekinchan.

Behind the scene:The chefs ErwinSuryana (left) andLukman Zubadi withfried chicken andgrilled chickenrespectively.

Ayam Bakar Mas Mono: Unique grilled and fried chicken dishes

4 June 2013

Heads up, Indonesian food lovers! A new i>ayam bakar/irestaurant is now open in Shah Alam.

Dash of colour:Crunchy MaplePecan Bar withSemifreddo andChocolate MilleFeuille that isdrenched inStrawberryConsomme justbefore it is to beeaten.

The Grill’s gourmet dishes please all the senses

3 June 2013

Using the best of ingredients is only half way to creating a great dish, the other half is in the skills and creativity of the chef as shown at the Mandarin Grill, recently.

Doing it theright way:A chefdemonstratinghand-madetagliatellepasta duringthe medialaunch atItaliannies.

Italiannies: Italian food lovers have eight new dishes to savour

31 May 2013

The combination of pasta and a tasty sauce is almost a science in itself. And when you realise that there are countless varieties and shapes of pasta, fillings and sauces, finding the perfect combination becomes a real challenge.

The hunt for noodles continues

30 May 2013

Our columnist lists down some of his favourite black char koay teow stalls.

Gai Hor Bai (deep fried chicken in pandanleaves) is one of the mouth-watering offerings.

Saffron Brasserie: Buffet features best of cuisine from Land of Smiles

30 May 2013

Let your taste buds sizzle with the exotic taste of Thai cuisine at Saffron Brasserie in Ancasa Hotel Spa, Kuala Lumpur.


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