25.8 C
Kuala Lumpur
Monday, October 21, 2019

Tag: travel

2 island must-eats when on a day trip to Penang

Mee Sotong Hameed Pata and Nasi Kandar Deens Maju are two unforgettable eateries in Penang.

Sarawak party urges CM to maintain immigration control in state

PBK president Voon Lee Shan says foreigners can obtain the Mykad easily in Sabah and they can easily slip into Sarawak.

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

Celebrity ‘Chickaboo’ finds forever home in Semenyih poultry farm

Chickaboo, the runaway pet ostrich became a YouTube sensation when filmed jogging down Kuala Lumpur’s Federal Highway years ago.

Hays Travel buys all of Thomas Cook’s UK shops

Acquisition of 555 stores provides jobs for 421 staff made redundant by travel firm's collapse.

6 times dreadful tourists damaged valuable attractions

With the recent desecration of an exhibit at the National Art Gallery, tourists should be reminded to treat places of learning, history and culture with respect.

4 tips when travelling with baby on a flight

Keeping baby happy and restful ensures an enjoyable flight for her, you and fellow passengers.

EasyJet CEO sees more business after Thomas Cook collapse

The airline has begun to expand its package tour business.

3 must-eat delicacies when on a day trip in Melaka

From savoury to sweet to traditional and modern, there's something for everyone when spending the day in Melaka.

6 weekend holidays in Asia for adventurers on a budget

Whether it's scuba diving in Thailand, trekking in Malaysia or skiing in South Korea, there are plenty of cheap destinations to escape to.

Saudi Arabia opens doors to foreign tourists

Visas will be available online for about US$80 (£65), with no restrictions for unaccompanied women as in the past.

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.

Thomas Cook airline Condor keeps flying but seeks govt loan

At the moment Condor will focus on getting its guests safely and punctually to their holidays.  

HK avoids airport protest but tensions rise at mall rally

Thousands gathered inside a mall in the northern town of Sha Tin to sing protest songs and make origami cranes.

Thomas Cook battles for survival with final creditor meeting

Thomas Cook has been fighting for survival after lenders threatened to back out of a rescue deal.

Thomas Cook has approached UK government for bailout funds

Thomas Cook could leave hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded if it fails to find funds.

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).

Concubine Lane: Falling in love with an Ipoh of yesteryear

With stalls and cafes selling delicious snacks of all kinds, Concubine Lane is a must-visit when in Ipoh.

M Boutique: A classy, avant-garde experience in an old mining town

While looking somewhat out of place in a town of old buildings, M Boutique offers a luxurious experience for the weary traveller.

TripAdvisor failing to stop fake reviews, says study

TripAdvisor took down hundreds of reviews after the investigation by Which?

Shafee gets passport for work trip to Australia

The lawyer says he will be in Australia from Sept 5 to 9.

Thomas Cook agrees to key terms of rescue deal

Fosun will pump £450 million of new capital for a 75% stake of the tour operator business and 25% of the group's airline.

Travel to Sungai Batu to see sites over 2,000 years old

Sungai Batu in Kedah holds the ruins of several Hindu-Buddhist temples dating back to the eighth and eleventh century.

The fascinating story behind the Sri Shakti Temple

According to Hindu mythology the goddess Shakti, who was consort to Lord Shiva, immolated herself.