A stay in a heritage building is a rare opportunity to experience historical architecture from the inside, admire ingenious adaptive reuse, and imagine what life may have been like for its former dwellers. Melaka has ample opportunity to do just that, with homes and former business premises in its UNESCO Heritage Zone that date as far back as the Dutch colonial era.
For an outdoors person, you’d assume I love camping. You’d assume wrong. I love a good night’s sleep as much as the next person. So the idea of glamping appeals to me a lot. Yet despite the proliferation of glamping retreats here in Malaysia, surprisingly only 4 are worth recommending. Here’s why and who they are….
Tanjung Tuan. You’ve probably heard of it. And if you’ve travelled from the South by plane you’ve probably flown over it. But a lighthouse on a hill hardly sounds reason enough to get in your car, right? Then what about deserted beaches, forest trails and an annual spectacle that attracts nature lovers from across the region. Yes, that’s more like it. Here are 6 reasons why you should hit up Tanjung Tuan.
A writer with a travel blog may be the last person you expect to cop to a fear of flying, but guilty as charged. Still, I won’t let fear get in the way of me doing something I want to; so if you suffer the same, know that you’re not alone, and read on to find out how I’ve developed strategies for coping.
A mere 1 hour flight from KL, Indonesia’s fourth largest city might not strike you as a destination for adventure lovers, but with some careful planning and travel, Medan makes an excellent base for these stunning natural attractions.
We were all young and inexperienced once, which is why I feel comfortable sharing with you the mistakes that rookie hikers make. Because hey, I was one.
I’m not an avid camper. I’d rather be in a budget boutique hotel, with a roof over my head, a bed to sleep in, with hot and cold running showers. But I’m willing to pitch up and rough it out if it gets me somewhere amazing. It’s even taught me a few things about life.