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Tong Hin Coffee Shop, Ipoh

One of the many beautiful shophouses in Ipoh Old Town, located near Little India. A famous hakka noodle stall operates in this shoplot, attracting many hungry visitors daily.   Advertisements

Penang shops & jetty in Oct-Nov 2015

George Town, the capital of Penang, has the oldest municipal history in the country, and was accorded City status by Queen Elizabeth II on 1 January 1957. In 2008, George Town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of the many unique buildings with historically significant architecture, including the Indo-Malay Palladian Style, Anglo-Indian Bungalow, […]

Concubine Lane, Ipoh Old Town

Ipoh, with its heritage buildings and coffee shops, has retained much of its colonial charm. Hale Lane, Panglima Lane and Market Lane – previously known as the First, Second and Third Concubine Lanes – were part of the more colourful side of the city. Prior to the Japanese occupation of the country (1941-1945), brothels, gaming […]

Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

The Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur is a colourful part of the KL city centre, attracting tourists, cultural aficionados, foodies and bargain hunters daily. It is also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai’ or Starch Factory Street, which refers to its history as a tapioca-producing district. Visitors can find all kinds of stuff, from Chinese herbs to imitation […]

Pulau Ketam, Selangor

Pulau Ketam (Crab Island) is a fishing village located north of Pulau Carey, Selangor. Surrounded by bountiful fishing grounds, the picturesque village consists of houses built on stilts. It is accessible to visitors via a ferry from Klang. Visitors like to visit the island during weekends to enjoy the rustic scenery and delectable seafood. The […]

Sasaran Fishing Village

Situated at the river mouth of Sungai Buloh, Sasaran is a small, quiet fishing village. Located between Klang and Kuala Selangor, it is a favourite place of fishing enthusiasts looking for a rewarding fishing trip, families looking for a relaxing outing and nature lovers who want to catch a glimpse of birds and wildlife in the mangroves, […]

Yap Temple, Penang

The Georgetown UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to many beautiful and unique buildings from an era long past. The Yap Temple, located at the corner of Armenian Street and Cannon Street, is one of these buildings. Officially called Choo Chay Keong, the Yap Temple was built for the worship of the Yap clan’s patron deity, […]