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Medan travel agent familiarisation trip

At the invitation of YOU Wings and supported by the state tourism offices in Perak and Terengganu, top travel agents and heads of travel organisations from the North Sumatran city of Medan visited Ipoh and Kuala Terengganu for a total of 5Ds/4Ns in early October. The fact-finding mission was a run-up to the maiden direct flights ... continue reading »

MH Sentral Sungai Siput

Oct 14, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
MH Sentral Sungai Siput

A part of the Man Hoe Hotel Group, with a growing brand name in the hospitality industry, this hotel named MH Sentral Sungai Siput, located in the heart of Sungai Siput (U), offers 118 rooms, ideal for guests who would rather stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Opened since December 2012, this ... continue reading »

YOU Wings Ipoh Medan direct flight

The much-anticipated Ipoh-Medan-Ipoh direct flight was finally announced following a gala dinner to welcome travel agents and associations from Medan, North Sumatra. The maiden flight will commence on November 25, and there will be four flights weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. With the promotional fare of RM99 one-way, it will be most attractive and affordable, ... continue reading »

Sam Wong Kong Temple

Sam Wong Kong in Batu Gajah, about 20km or 40 minutes' drive from Ipoh, is the only Nine Emperor Gods temple in the town. Surprisingly, many of the Taoist devotees here are from the south - Johor and Singapore. Of course, locals throng the temple as well for nine days to pay homage to the Nine ... continue reading »

kelemai Rawa

After witnessing a cultural presentation of Adat Berjojak (berjejak tanah in standard Bahasa Malaysia) for toddlers before they are allowed to step on the ground, a ritual performed by the Rawa (Rao) community, we were ushered to see how kelemai is cooked. Kelemai is a traditional Rawa food that is similar to lemang, except that kelemai ... continue reading »

Adat Berjojak Melayu Rawa

Sep 14, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Adat Berjojak Melayu Rawa

Steep in tradition and superstition, the Rawa (Rao) community performs a ritual called "berjojak" (berjejak tanah in standard Bahasa Malaysia) for toddlers before they are allowed to step on the ground. This age-old ceremony dates back to the time of the royals in Rawa, West Sumatra, Indonesia where story has it that a child of a ... continue reading »

M Boutique Hotel, Ipoh

Sep 10, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Myth Ipoh

M Boutique Hotel, managed by Ariva, may look compact on the outside, but it actually offers 93 rooms, comparable to a decent-sized hotel, say, Symphony Suites Hotel. With rooms spread over three levels of the building, M Boutique Hotel, at first glance, comes with the "wow factor". It is said that with 93 rooms, comes 93 ... continue reading »


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