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While I have visited the floating mosques in Melaka (Masjid Selat Melaka) and Terengganu (Masjid Kristal), I am glad that I finally had the opportunity to visit Perak's very own floating mosque, the first in the state, known as Masjid Al-badr Seribu Selawat. Built at a cost of RM11.7 million, it took slightly over 2.5 years ... continue reading »

One of the newest attractions in Taiping, this Telegraph Museum was formerly the Post & Telegraph Office. It was the first such office in Malaya to provide one-stop telegram, telephone, postal and banking facilities to the public since 1885. The building is located in the heart of Taiping town, along Jalan Stesen. It was the forefront ... continue reading »

Encore Melaka: An Impressively Immersive Performance

Oct 7, 2018 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Travel

Exiting from Encore Melaka after watching a spectacular 70-minute of performance, I could only exclaim, "Wow!" For someone who hardly gets impressed by anything, I was truly blown away by Encore Melaka. You can say that I have yet to see a big snake defecate (大蛇屙屎). Say what you want, if you ever find yourself ... continue reading »

I have been to Melaka several times but the zoo has been rather elusive. Somehow, despite my love for animals, I just never found the opportunity to make a visit, until a few weeks ago. Therefore, when I learnt about my forthcoming outing to the zoo, I was enthusiastic, like a kid. I have a revelation ... continue reading »

If you had read my post yesterday (ibis Melaka, Hotel in the Heart of the Action), you would know that I went to Melaka armed with a list of eateries that I compiled after speaking to some locals. It was essential that I dine at places that only the community know best, rather than mainstream touristy ... continue reading »

With a schedule packed with work, it is difficult for me to travel as often as I did. Therefore, like the millions of employees in Malaysia, I, too, have begun counting the days to the next public holiday. You can imagine how delighted I was with the recent long weekend, which enabled me to sneak away ... continue reading »

When I was in the Netherlands, I was in awe of the time that the locals spend sitting at cafés, drinking, chatting, and people watch. I felt like it was a waste of precious time. Later, I realised that they are finding the sweet spot of work vs. life balance. Since then, I do try to ... continue reading »

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