Drink in Malaysia..
By Nel de Leon THE search for authentic Malaysian food began early in the morning when I woke up in a shared room of a small backpackersâ inn. I arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport the night before with a thirty-liter backpack and some friends. The turbulent plane ride had drained our energy. We…>
By Chris WottonÂ IN a country where the lights glimmer as brightly as those of Kuala Lumpurâs famed Petronas Towers, the only difficulty about finding somewhere to wine and dine is choosing from so many fabulous options. As a popular destination for both well heeled locals and foreign tourists, Malaysia caters well to those looking…>
By Charles Lawrence Donât be lulled into thinking you wonât find fine wine in Malaysia. Yes, it is a Muslim nation, but no, the rules arenât restrictive to the flow of wine. The countryâs forward thinking and progressive leaders believe in diversity and strive to maintain a respect for all beliefs and individuals, including those…>
By Joanne Lane Malaysia is renowned for its wonderful dining experiences in its many streetside stalls, markets, hawker centres and fine restaurants. But it also offers travellers equally fine opportunities to have a quiet drink or two, be that a high tea, a juice or cocktail. This selection of bars and cafes from across Malaysia…>
WITH a choice of up-and-coming locales, established favourites and sophisticated hangouts, Asia is an ideal place to sip your favourite cocktail, or try out some of the local variations on the old classics. Below we’ve listed eight of our favourite spots across the region to sip a cocktail on a balmy summer evening. Whether it’s…>
IT’S hard for me to be objective about Penang since itâs my home island. I can though be truthful. So if youâre visiting Penang for purely sun, sand and sea, youâll be disappointed. There are better places for that. But if you are looking for a place thatâs got everything else besides that, you wonât…>
SABAH, one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo, is home to some of the loveliest and most fascinating creatures in the world. While travel to and around Sabah takes a bit more planning than your average trip, it is here that you will see some of the greatest wonders on the planet.…>