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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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Yangon - Of Golden Pagodas, Thanaka Powder and Check Longyi

Apr-28-17

Rangoon, as it was known to be, is perhaps the most exotic city I have been to. Some say this is what South East Asian cities like Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City used to be in their nascence. The technology is yet to overrun the country at large. Having traversed through the temple towns of Mandalay and Bagan in the central region to the hill town of Kalaw and floating villages of Inle Lake in the east, by now I was adequately informed about

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Singapore Guide: 6 Travel Suggestions from a Local

Apr-12-17

This city or country never ceases to amaze me. If you think you have seen Singapore having experienced its world class safaris and amusement parks, then you have only touched its surface. It has a lot to offer which sadly gets shrouded by tall skyscrapers and gleaming city lights. I have rarely seen people travelling to Singapore taking unusual routes and so, here is the lowdown on travel suggestions from a local in my Singapore Travel Guide seri

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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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Bukit Tinggi: Escaping the French way in Malaysia

Jun-07-17

If the quirks of this place can fascinate people yet, I bet its sui generis architecture must have stirred curiosity back in 2000 when it first opened. Despite no colonial history with France, its influence very much exists in Bukit Tinggi, a hill located 48 km north of Kuala Lumpur. Colmar Tropicale, a themed resort, celebrates the eponymous town in north-eastern France through its half-timbered buildings and paste

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Slow Travel: 9 Practical Reasons Why You Must Consider Travelling to Malaysia

May-28-17

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights. It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard

It’s been almost seven years since the travel bug got stuck in my feet and all these years my way of travelling and approach to look at the countries has taken substantial shifts. I am not the traveller that I was in 2010; I find warmth in slow travel. I like to li

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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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Planters Country Hotel Review: An Affordable English Stay in Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

It is no less than art to find a perfect stay which adds an extra touch to make your holiday unforgettable. I am fond of the places which help me get a better local experience of the destination yet fits into my budget comfortably. When I decided to visit the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia, an English plantatio

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Food Guide: 5 Must-Try Quick Bites in Ipoh

Mar-15-17

Ipoh is a small little heritage town in the Perak state of Malaysia. From being an insignificant fishing village to a prosperous tin mining town, and changing hands from British to Japanese to British again, it has a checkered past which is alive in the form of architecture and food. During its mining heydays, it saw a massive influx of Chinese settlers who became the major contributors in shaping its culture. Owing to its rich past the governmen

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Container Hotel Review: Budget Stay in Ipoh

Mar-08-17

When I am travelling solo my criteria for choosing a stay is a.) has to be centrally located and b.) should be dirt cheap. And if this budget option comes with an exclusive feature, then even better. The Container Hotel is an ideal, no-frill option for the solo travellers who are not lo

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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

Read more »

6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

Read more »

Planters Country Hotel Review: An Affordable English Stay in Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

It is no less than art to find a perfect stay which adds an extra touch to make your holiday unforgettable. I am fond of the places which help me get a better local experience of the destination yet fits into my budget comfortably. When I decided to visit the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia, an English plantatio

Read more »

6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

Read more »

6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

Read more »

Food Guide: 5 Must-Try Quick Bites in Ipoh

Mar-15-17

Ipoh is a small little heritage town in the Perak state of Malaysia. From being an insignificant fishing village to a prosperous tin mining town, and changing hands from British to Japanese to British again, it has a checkered past which is alive in the form of architecture and food. During its mining heydays, it saw a massive influx of Chinese settlers who became the major contributors in shaping its culture. Owing to its rich past the governmen

Read more »

6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

Read more »

6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

Read more »

6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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Travel Tips: Things you should know when travelling to Myanmar

Mar-10-17

No doubt Myanmar is an easy country to travel but since it is still opening up to the International community after years of military rule, relying on one source of information is not sufficient. The standard of business practices is not consistent hence any extra info is helpful and can save you big bucks. These tips will also let you know what to expect in Myanmar so that you can plan accordingly. Here are some Travel Tips to Myanmar from my pe

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6 Recommendations for a Relaxing Getaway to the Cameron Highlands

Apr-02-17

I was told that this place is dull as there is not much to do. Indeed, I was looking for a place where I could do Nothing. A spur-of-the-moment decision brought me to Cameron Highlands in the Pahang state of Malaysia. I was tired of keeping up with the ‘must-do’ in the small towns of Malaysia and was looking for a comfortable getaway. Cameron Highlands draws a parallel to the likes of Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya where British fou

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