Category Archives: Malaysia

sira air hangat salt lick

Malaysia Salt tour

Salt also can occur in land area not just from the sea. You may heard about rock salt selling commercially. Yeah that’s the one not produce from sea water. The salt is produce from the ground. But you can’t find it near your home. It’s deep in the jungle or mountain.

This salt mineral are used by wild animal by licking at it (at the ground, mud or stone)



Ulu Muda Eco Park, pic from Wakx Flickr.

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seagaia

How about Indoor Water Park?

We already use to playing with water outdoor like at the beaches or at our regular water park. How do you feel about an Indoor Water Park? An Indoor Swimming pool is often heard but the water park operator usually prefer to build large outdoor water park due to it can cater mass of tourist, also less equipment to maintain.

Talking about indoor water park, of course it’s suitable for all type of season, environment or weather. Once there was a largest indoor water park in the world – Seagaia Ocean Dome. Located in Miyazaki, Japan.



Seagaia Ocean Dome, pic from wikipedia.

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thunderbolt

Alternative local Waterpark…

Many Malaysian already know Asia’s Best Attraction – Sunway Lagoon. Thanks to the media promotion and highlighted events in the TV, many of us plan to go there someday for family vacation.

Sometimes we find out that place like that is crowded during peak season. There are always an alternative to try it out. Some of it also got competitive pricing that can save our budget..The place like:

Desa Waterpark



Desa Waterpark ‘Thunderbolt’

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cameron highland strawberry stall

Local Strawberries…



Strawberry Stall at Cameron Highland, pic from storm runner Flickr.

If you want to enjoy the authentic local fruits, the timing must be correct as many of the tropical fruits are seasonal. Of course some of them have been cultivated with new agriculture technology so they can produce fruit more frequently like Siamese Durian, but it can’t match the original one.

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malaysia kuih

Melaka Nyonya Laksa vs Penang

Read this gastronomic journey by the writer of Nyimes to Melaka and Penang here.

Melaka and Penang share the unique mixture of delicacies from Malay and Strait born Chinese, where Penang had more mamak (Indian Descendent) variety. So if you really want to indulge with the local cuisine, stop using utensil and start eating with your bare hand…local style..

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casa del mar

Home by the sea



Casa Del Mar entrance

Casa Del Mar or Home by the Sea is a Casa Del Rio Melaka twin brother at Langkawi. The differences are Casa Del Rio at the river front and Casa Del Mar at the beach front.

You can spot the equality on the logo and building structure. Furthermore this Casa Del Mar win 2011 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award. Read the review about Casa Del Mar win the Tripadvisor award here.

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Mulu

Hotel deep in the jungle


The is a resort in this thick jungle.

One of most important element of Malaysia eco industry is our rain forest. Preserving the nature environment of the rain forest are for human race so we can benefit from it. Also for the tourism aspect. Lot of people seeking a peaceful holiday in natural environment these day. But many of them don’t want to camp, they just want to seeing and enjoying it.

So we must built a resort or hotel deep in the jungle. Not necessary to built extra modernity like road or big pipes from the city. The place can have an helipad, harvest rainwater,fresh water treatment from the river, solar panel,gen set,etc…

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