Although just a short drive from Taiping town, Sentosa Villa along Jalan 8, Taman Sentosa in Taiping gives of a hideaway “resort” feel to guests.
Although I have been to Taiping Lake Gardens numerous times, I have not actually taken a series of photographs of it until recently. I even had my friend, Wan, as … Read More
Masjid Ubudiah is one of the most magnificent mosques in Malaysia. I am sure any postcard collector of the state of Perak would have at least one featuring this majestic … Read More
Besides being the royal town of Perak, Kuala Kangsar boasts one of the oldest rubber trees in Malaysia, at 136 years old. Standing tall just outside the Kuala Kangsar District … Read More
Lenggong used to be a little-known backwater town, until an archeological team from Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang came and discovered the 11,000 years old “oldest and complete” human skeletal remains … Read More
Anyone who comes to Kuala Sepetang is highly recommended to make a stop at Mak Teh Mee Banjir Udang. Mak Teh, the proprietress, is famous for her prawn noodles, which … Read More
Ever since my friend told me about her eye-opening visit to a traditional charcoal-making factory in Kuala Sepetang, I had wanted to check it out for myself.
Located in the western coastline of Perak, the mangrove forest in Kuala Sepetang, is a world-acclaimed best managed sustainable mangrove ecosystem. This Matang Mangrove Forest boasts 28 true mangrove species … Read More
Taiping is a heritage town that boasts a lot of ‘firsts’. It has the first museum in the country, built in 1883. The idea came from Sir Hugh Low, British … Read More
When I was schooling, I used to visit Taiping Zoo regularly during the school holidays. Since the opening of the Night Safari some years ago, I have not made any … Read More