In April 2015, I had to put together a girlie escape for a group of girlfriends. There were 7 adults and 1 kid in total. That’s a lot of schedules and interests to accommodate. If you’re planning a group getaway, here are some tricks I’ve tried that might help.
You can grow up in Malaysia, read books about it and travel across it, but to truly know it, is to know its people. Just an hour outside of the bright lights and shiny structures of Kuala Lumpur is Pulau Carey, an unremarkable slice of Selangor, if not for the beguiling Mah Meri. Continue reading Hari Moyang and Puja Pantai @ Pulau Carey
There’s a trail for everyone at KL’s Bukit Dinding in Taman Setiawangsa: a tarmac and cemented road for joggers, a wide forest trail for downhill bikers and a leafy narrow trail for hikers. I recently went on a walk that got a taste of all three.
Fresh seafood, sunset selfies, sky mirror photo opportunities and a rare Blue Tears phenomenon make Kampung Bagan Sungai Burung in Perak an interesting destination for nature lovers; the challenge is maintaining this tourism sustainably.
Can you go to Gopeng and not get wet? With this Perak adventure tourism town’s #1 attraction being its river and whitewater rafting, I didn’t think so. But hey, I was wrong….
Located 20 kilometres north of Ipoh, Bukit Bangkong in Chemor, Perak is a short and relatively easy climb suitable for n00bs. It’s also got some fantastic views, including that of Gunung Korbu and Yong Yap, because even beginner hikers have big dreams….
Another Jelebu gem, Bukit Batu Beras is a short and not too difficult hike near the Pahang border, with a panoramic viewpoint that you don’t need to summit to enjoy.