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Friday, October 18, 2019

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Art House Gallery Museum of Ethnic Arts is a must-see

The museum although small, is probably the finest display of Sarawak tribal art td

Scenic and sacred Sam Poh Tong cave temple

The Sam Poh Tong Buddhist cave temple in Ipoh includes a crematorium and a columbarium.

Churches in Malaysia of historical and architectural appeal

Some of the oldest and most famous churches are in Melaka. In 1618 there were 7,400 Christians there with 14 churches and two chapels.

Penang National Park: Sandy beaches, hilltop views and jungle trails

Places of interest here include Monkey Beach (Teluk Duyung), Pantai Teluk Aling, Muka Head Lighthouse and Pantai Kerachut (Turtle Beach).

The many beautiful Thai and Burmese temples of Malaysia

There are 18 Thai and two Burmese temples in Malaysia, all architectural masterpieces in their own way.

Refreshing and invigorating hike up Bukit Larut on foot

Bukit Larut is not the easiest climb but worth it for the nature, clean air and scenery.

11 spots in KL with a bustling nightlife

From Changkat Bukit Bintang to Petaling Street and Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur's nightlife caters to foodies, drinkers and those seeking live music.

The eclectic, enduring Eurasians

Portuguese, Dutch and British sounding surnames are common in Malaysia thanks to the Eurasians.

A piece of old Malaya lives on in KL’s Coliseum Café

Coliseum Café is a Kuala Lumpur institution where back in the 1920s, weekly dances were popular with British rubber planters and miners.

Fascinating floating mosques of Malaysia

These mosques are either built on stilts above water or adjacent to lakes that when viewed from a certain angle, looks as if they're floating.

Part 2: Beaches of Langkawi: Which reigns supreme?

Here is a review of the 12 top beaches in Pulau Langkawi with suggested rankings by the Malaysia Traveller. Here is a review of the 12 top beaches in Pulau Langkawi with suggested rankings by the Malaysia Traveller.

Part 1: Beaches of Langkawi: Which reigns supreme?

Here is a review of the 12 top beaches in Pulau Langkawi with suggested rankings by the Malaysia Traveller.

The Penang cemetery of Jewish history

The Penang Jewish cemetery is a poignant place to visit even if you are not Jewish.

Hiking at Ketumbar Hill: A walk with wild boars

These normally shy creatures seem to have become accustomed to humans and scavenge for scraps left behind by hikers.

Penang Sun Yat Sen Centre: A tribute to a Chinese national...

This site, at 65 Macalister Road was originally a club house called Xiao Lan Ting.

Penang Asia Comic Cultural Museum is an absolute must-see

This museum comes highly recommended! Whoever you are and whatever your interests, this museum is bound to amaze and humour you.

Penang’s fascinating history immortalised in state museum

Since 1964 the Penang State Museum has been housed in a heritage building on Farquhar Street opposite the Courts complex.

Logan Memorial Penang: Tribute to a Scottish lawyer

The monument stands opposite the Sessions and High Court complex at the junction of Lebuh Light and Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah.

Legoland Malaysia: Any kid’s dream come true

The rides and activities at Legoland Malaysia, located in Nusajaya in Johor, are spread over seven fascinating themed zones.

Butterworth to Penang by ferry: A relaxing, scenic journey

The ferry opened back in 1894 and was then the only way for railway passengers from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur to reach George Town.

Kampung Pulai: Gua Musang’s little Hakka village

Kampung Pulai, which is believed to be over 600 years old, is also home to Princess Hill, Princess Cave and the Water and Moon Temple.

Pantai Sri Tujuh: Tumpat’s hidden paradise

Despite the litter, this Kelantan beach is worth visiting for its golden sand.

Pantai Bisikan Bayu: Beach of the Whispering Breeze

This Kelantanese beach has been left unscathed by the ravages of erosion and is worth a visit for its beauty.

Gunung Reng: Mountain or symbol of divine punishment?

Legend has it that the mountain was dropped onto a village for its sinful actions.