Category Archives: Malaysia

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FAQ – how secure is Malaysia

This year until August, we already see many rally and riots all over the world. The worst is in Egypt that spread into it’s neighboring countries. Greece also have one. Last month Malaysia also got Bersih 2.0 rally at Kuala Lumpur. London being the latest with casualties and properties damage.

Riot and Rally by the countrymen are the major security concern for travel consideration. Ongoing rally in any country will describe the security enforcer have a difficulties to govern it. Thus we can’t rely much on them because they have big issues to dealt with .

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Don’t forget your mosquito repellent..



a female Anopheles albimanus mosquito,pic from Wikipedia.

As a country that is situated in equator and have a tropical climate, we have known the mosquito since childhood. All of us here must have been bitten by a mosquito. So the people here are quite used to it. But as I read in Wikipedia, now mosquito also exist everywhere even in the cooler country like in Europe. So guess we all also have good knowledge about this pest.

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How to enjoy aerial view around Malaysia

There are several ways that you can use to view places here from the top. For example you can go to Menara Kuala Lumpur, check in at hi rise hotel or climbing the highest hill in that area. Like Kuala Lumpur got many hills surround it.



YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen during the launch. More pic here.

Now you got another option with better and wider ariel view. With a Helicopter. Tourism Minister recently launched the 1Malaysia Helicopter Tour Packages. This tour with helicopter will cover certain areas of Sabah, Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi, including the Mount Kinabalu Aerial Tour and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park (Sabah), Kuala Lumpur-Genting Highlands Tour and over Langkawi Island.

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Golf for Ladies..

I just bump in into a website of Malaysian Ladies Golf Association or MALGA for the shorter. I don’t know about this association because maybe I don’t play golf. I think only few ladies play golf or having a golf membership in Malaysia. But I can see that golf is not so harsh and hard sport for ladies. The outfit for golfers also looks good and we can still look like ladies.



Ladies golfer at MAZDA Malaysian Ladies Amateur Open. Pic from MALGA.

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Steamboat on the river

When I read at wikipedia, actually the word steamboat is famous in Malaysia and Singapore. World known it as hot pot. Although this type of cooking originated from China or Mongolia thousand years ago (says wikipedia here). Steamboat is common food for Malaysian. We have another steamboat version that can easily be found in every pasar malam.The version of it called Yong Tau Fu. Of course steamboat cooked by Malay in pasar malam have adopted the Malay style spices resulting spicy,chili hot and a bit salty soup.



A Malay yong tau foo stall, pic from julia flickr.

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Songket + Restaurant = Good !

It’s a fast month now and most of the restaurant here will ease a little bit during half of the day. Although the majority will not consume any food during day light, food business is more merrier this month. Everywhere hotel and restaurant are promoting Ramadan buffet dinner while Ramadan stalls popping out like mushroom after rain.



Among many Ramadan promotion through emel here.

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Tour Royale…


The Royal Headgear (Solek Dendam Tak Sudah).

Royal Institution is among human history or legacy that are still being practice until now. Knight Chivalry is extinct,the Gladiator is extinct and Samurai is not being practice anymore. All the practice that coexisted with the Royal Institution hundreds years ago.

So if want know how does the Royal Institution works out, Malaysia are among the country that have the King and the Queen. Although we now live in a modern society where in certain countries Kings and Queen, Princes and Princess does not exist anymore but still, Prince William and Kate Middleton wedding got a worldwide audience.

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— asmaliana