bali greetings

Traveling and Greetings..

Bali – Om Swastyastu greeting, pic from Mio Cade flickr.

When we traveling, we greet people. Greetings people are among the first thing we do during travel. Handshake is acceptable form of greetings globally.

In Malaysia, handshake is the form of greetings. No rhythm or style. Just shake your hand. Usually local man don’t shake hand with the muslim women and that is easily understand here. But in business or working environment, foreigners who offers hands for greeting any Malaysian women is acceptable. Malaysia is modern and moderate society.

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— asmaliana


Terrapuri – ‘Lost Kingdom’ boutique resort…

TERRAPURI Heritage Village, located in Kampung Mangkuk, Setiu, Terengganu will soft-open on June 1.

From readings, this resort is surely can be described as heritage building and also closed to a eco type resort. The building architecture are based from Terengganu Old Malay Palace architecture.

It is said that the owner actually buy the authentic houses in Terengganu and preserved them to make this resort. Its feature 29 antique hundred years old Classic Houses.

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— asmaliana

malaysia international shoe festival 2011

April – Time for a new shoes…


Because on 7 to 10 April, there will be Malaysia International Show Festival 2011. That is starting this Thursday. Location is at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC). Organized by Ministry of Tourism and Malaysian Footwear Manufactures Association.

This will be the best time during the year to get a new shoes because there will be over 100 shoe brands available at the festivals.

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— asmaliana

mineral makeup

Towards a greener skin…

Minerals makeup set..

We always talk about going green in a wider perspective. Like solar panel, don’t use plastic bag, paperless, organic fertilizer etc. How about our skincare? Surely this arguments are mostly for ladies..

I think that we are already aware about cosmetics in the market are using chemicals. Just flip your blush pack for example, did you understand any of this ingredients:- nylon-12,magnesium stearate, dimethicone, ethylparaben, calcium alumunium borosilicate and other aben, silicate, ethyl etc..

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— asmaliana


Melaka Hard Rock Cafe

Largest Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando

Hard Rock Cafe doesn’t need an introduction. As an established authentic brand of cafe, the cafe has its own follower because it’s not just a cafe, it’s rock!

Now Melaka will be in another list of Hard Rock Cafe chain world wide. Currently Malaysia have 2 Hard Rock Cafe, one in KL and another in Penang. In Melaka the location will be at Jonker Street. A best place to ‘lepak’ in a cafe.

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— asmaliana


Some of the Green Hotels in Malaysia

The Frangipani Langkawi Resort

Last time there were 10 Hotels in Malaysia that have been awarded Asean Green Hotel Award 2010. The hotels are:

-The Andaman Langkawi in Kedah,
-Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa in Kota Kinabalu,
– Mines Wellness Hotel in Selangor,
– Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort in Tuaran,
– Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel,
– Hotel Melia Kuala Lumpur,
– Nexus Resort Karambunai in Sabah,
– Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa in Penang,
– Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur and,
– The Frangipani Langkawi Resort and Spa.

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— asmaliana

hsbc home and away

Your chosen credit card when travel abroad

I know that now the government doesn’t encourage the younger people use to many credit card. The National Bank have already limit 2 credit card per person and with minimum income of 3k. I have just one credit card since day one.

But for travelers, especially the one that always travel abroad, credit card is a must. For some safety reason. You know like not secure to bring lot of cash, use during emergency and when you don’t have the specific currency. Visa can always be helpful.

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— asmaliana

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