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Education 23 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Holiday packages

Where the holiday packages are.

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak aims for 'SAVE' tourists

Sarawak aims to bring in a new segment of the tourist market known as SAVE #8211; scientists, academics, volunteers and educationists #8211; under its Eco-Biotourism Year initiative next year.

Education 09 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Virtual handshakes bring real rewards

A year of hard work paid off for a class of Year Eight students at Garden International School (GIS) who took part in a project called I>Handshakes Around the World - Virtual Homestay/I>.

Education 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Relics of a golden era

In the history of the Malay peninsula, Malacca is where it all began. Founded in the 14th century by Parameswara, an exiled prince from Sumatera, it thrived as a port-of-call for merchant ships from China, India, Arabia and Europe.

Education 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Many gems in Pearl of the Orient

If you have yet to explore the 'Pearl of the Orient', be sure to do it this holiday. And if you live in Penang and think you have seen all there is to see, we have things for you as well. In a nutshell, Penang is an amalgam of the old and new - alongside monuments from its historical past are skyscrapers that reflect the rapid development that has taken place over the last 10 to 15 years on the island.

Lifestyle 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Amazing glaciers

You#8217;ve heard about them and read about them, but have you ever WALKED on a glacier? Check out the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers of New Zealand!

Lifestyle 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

New way of life

The dense forest along the Kinabatangan, Sabah's longest river, offers a breathtaking view of the last remnants of Borneo wilderness. The river and its surrounding wetlands make up one of the richest ecosystems on Earth. Eager to tap the floodplain's growing nature tourism market, villagers are beginning to open their doors to paying guests.

Lifestyle 19 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Agro-eco-adventure tourism

You're in Kuching and have two or three days to play with. You want a bit of everything: some snorkelling, pristine forests, lovely beaches, fresh food and a touch of local culture. I>Semua pun mahu/I>! (Everything also want!) That's your rallying cry as a value-for-money-seeking Malaysian. So where do you go?

Lifestyle 05 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dreamy New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds off the north coast of South Island, New Zealand is a land of isolated homesteads nestled in quiet secluded bays and tiny unspoilt beaches of clear water and green mountains, rich farmlands and dark beech forests #8211; a jigsaw of land and water.

Nation 02 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Johor to promote nature tourism

SEMINARS and familiarisation trips will be organised for schoolchildren to enable them to learn more about nature, said state Tourism Committee chairman Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek.