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Although I stayed two nights at Nite & Day Hotel at Jodoh Square, Nagoya, some 6 km from Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall, I did not have much time to explore the property like I normally do during my other trips. As you can see from my photos, this hotel is very compact. Nonetheless, these value-for-money guest ... continue reading »

It's once again time for all animal lovers to do their part for the welfare of stray dogs and cats in Ipoh. I'm referring to the annual charity dinner of the Ipoh Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA). This year's dinner, its 34th edition, with the theme Utopia of Stray, will be hosted ... continue reading »

Press Conference: International IPOH Fashion Week 3.0

May 19, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events

It seemed like just yesterday that I attended the 2018 International IPOH Fashion Week at Syeun Hotel Ipoh, but the diligent Board Members of IIFW™, as is popularly called, are back! A press conference was held last Thursday to inform the public about plans for IIFW™ 2019, and details of the event. This 3rd edition of ... continue reading »

It had been a long while since there was a reason for me to head over to the other side of town: Pasir Puteh. Well, I was there last week to "buka puasa" at the café of the 2-year-old Manhattan Hotel Ipoh. The hotel really stands out in the neighbourhood with its "New York theme" and ... continue reading »

Knitting Countless Imagination

May 17, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail

What may look like a strenuous task of making one monotonous stitch after another is a piece of cake for Samantha Yeap Pooi Meng, 43, as the needles move fluidly under her deft hands and rows and rows of stitches are produced, and shaped into dolls and garments. The mother of two sons, Gordon Wong, 12, ... continue reading »

Ipoh Has It All!

May 16, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail

"When I was offered a posting in Ipoh, I accepted it straight away without hesitation," declared Lebanese Jean Michel Baradei. Having spent a month in Ipoh previously due to work, Jean enjoyed the lifestyle here so much he didn't think twice about leaving hectic Bangkok, where he was working at that time. The 42-year-old father of two ... continue reading »

A Tourist in Ipoh

May 15, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail

"A new friend I made in Melbourne, where I live, told me about his hometown, Ipoh, and invited me over when I mentioned that I was planning a trip to Malaysia. So, I included Ipoh in my itinerary to catch up with him," shared Australian Rohan Cox. The 41-year-old online marketer who runs www.TravelSouthEastAsia.com.au researched his ... continue reading »

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