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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Gone are the turtles that once made Rantau Abang famous

This beach was once one of only six main nesting sites in the world for gentle Leatherback Turtles but sadly they have become extinct today.

Play with Huskies to your heart’s content at Huskiss

Here's a chance to play with about six boisterous and adorable Siberian Huskies, right in the heart of Petaling Jaya.

Bukit Engku Busu: A tough but satisfying hike in Lumut

331-metres high, the hill does not look very steep when viewed from the sea but is more tiring and challenging when attempted.

Wonderfood Museum: Plastic has never looked so tasty

The replicas are so beautifully made that if you weren't hungry when you entered the museum, you certainly will be by the time you leave.

The legendary P Ramlee lives on

Rumah P Ramlee is the quaint wooden house in Penang built by the singer-actor's father and uncle, and is filled with exhibits of his life and works.

Sultan Sulaiman Club’s heritage building has seen better times

Despite being built in 2007 as a replica of the old clubhouse, this building looks worn out and is in urgent need of some tender loving care.

Batu Bersurat: Tiger legend gets debunked

As it turns out the drawing on the rock is not that of a tiger but a lion, the same that appears on the Dutch coat-of-arms used when the graffiti was drawn.

Encore Melaka: Stunning performances and visual effects

Projection mapping technology is used to create stunning visual effects to complement props and traditional costumes of 200-strong cast.

Teochew Puppet and Opera House in Penang: Simply spellbinding

This museum is dedicated to the preservation and propagation of Teochew operatic arts and puppet opera, a traditional art-form that is slowly dying.

Cheah Kongsi: Palatial clan house in Penang

Cheah Kongsi is the oldest of the Five Big Clans of the Hokkien community in 19th century Penang.

Penang artists’ cards: Beautiful and inexpensive

What a novel way to collect works of art by talented local artists.

The unique and memorable Glass Bottle Temple of Melaka

This glass bottle temple is inspired by the more famous one in Thailand called Wat Pa Haha Chedi Kaew.

Part 2: Shipwrecks near Malaysia

Sunk centuries ago in the waters near Malaysia, these ships carried cargo made up of glaze ware, porcelain, ceramics, storage jars and more.

Part 1: Shipwrecks near Malaysia

Sunk centuries ago in the waters near Malaysia, these ships carried cargo made up of glaze ware, porcelain, ceramics, storage jars and more.

Underrated forest trail at Taman Tugu is certainly worth a visit

The park is a 66-acre green-lung in the middle of Kuala Lumpur and is an urban forest park open to the public.

Lambir Hills: Pristine national park with great waterfalls

This national park in Sarawak is thought to be one of the world’s most diverse and species-rich with 1,200 species of trees and over 237 species of birds.

Centipede Temple continues to attract visitors

The 140-year-old temple has a interesting legend behind it that speaks of gratitude and filial piety.

All hail the spectacular Langkawi SkyCab

The cable car currently attracts around one million visitors a year so expect some queuing.

30-metre sitting Buddha in Wat Machimmaram in Kelantan

A shining example of Malaysia’s religious tolerance where a Buddhist monument of this prominence has been built in an overwhelmingly Muslim state.

Suffolk House: Georgian mansion steeped in history

This mansion once belonged to Francis Light, regarded as the founder of the British settlement on Penang.

Bukit Keluang: Lovely beaches, stunning scenery

This idyllic spot is located in Terengganu about 6 km south of the town of Kuala Besut which is where travellers catch boats to Perhentian Islands.

Top Miri attractions worth a visit

Besides handicraft centres and shops, there is also a park and beautiful beaches that will make your stay in Miri a memorable one.

Quirky trivia about Malaysia

From nature's wonders to famous desserts and personalities, these little snippets of trivia make for interesting table talk.

Penang murals: Street art in George Town, Penang

Some cartoon or caricature images are fashioned from wrought-iron rods while others incorporate real life objects into the painting for a 3D effect.