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Nation 29 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Strongwoman flexes her muscles with pride

KOTA KINABALU: Joyce Heng Shu Xia often attracts more than just a glance from passers-by.

Nation 27 May 2019 | 2:02 AM

Sabah strongwoman keeps on lifting despite financial challenge competing overseas

KOTA KINABALU: Since two years ago, former bodybuilder Joyce Heng Shu Xia has been actively going around in and out of the country to enter strongwoman competitions.

Malaysia 25 Feb 2019 | 6:00 AM

The thrill of the danger: War tourism in Afghanistan

War tourism in Afghanistan is on the rise, thanks to the availability of co-sharing booking platforms like Couchsurfing, which allows tourists the chance to stay with a local, even if the bed is just a thin mattress on the floor.

Malaysia 19 May 2018 | 7:01 AM

This Malaysian quit his job to do a life-changing solo travel

When Ken Chin turned 30, he decided to quit his job and embark on a globetrotting adventure all by himself. This is his story.

Books 31 Jul 2017 | 6:01 AM

The happy wanderer

A Malaysian backpacker has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to self-publish her first book.

Focus 11 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Exploring the Iranian outback

Fascinating rock formations, salt flats and dunes make the desert a must-see

Nation 11 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Two Malaysian ‘Couchsurfers’ cheated by host in India

NEW DELHI: Two Malaysian tourists who used the online home-sharing network, Couchsur­fing, were cheated by their host in India.

Asia & Oceania 16 Oct 2016 | 6:54 AM

Malaysian woman goes solo through Himalayas

This Star2 reader decides to tackle the 'ceiling of India' on her own, and survives to tell the tale.