An evening at Taman Tasik PutraJaya

An evening at Taman Tasik PutraJaya

PutraJaya, the political capital of Malaysia, is not only all serious but there can be a fun tourist spot as well.  A very well-planned city, around 30 km from where we stay. While the politicians work hard on the weekdays, it is all fun in the sun during weekends. Many an Indian movie has been … Continue reading “An evening at Taman Tasik PutraJaya”

Hong Kong – Ocean Park Theme Park – Do’s & Dont’s

Hong Kong – Ocean Park Theme Park – Do’s & Dont’s

Ocean Park – What You Need To Know! Click To Tweet I cant remember when I last went on a picnic to a theme park, well, this one must have been at least one decade later, if not more. It is mainly the walking that I hate about theme parks, go round and round the … Continue reading “Hong Kong – Ocean Park Theme Park – Do’s & Dont’s”

Spirituality in a vibrant city like Kuala Lumpur

Spirituality in a vibrant city like Kuala Lumpur

Being an Indian expat in Malaysia is a blessing in disguise.  Most Indians are a religious lot; we love our temples, our festivals and rituals. We feel lost if we can’t find a temple in the vicinity. And Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur in fact has been that blessing for the Indian expats practicing Hinduism. There are … Continue reading “Spirituality in a vibrant city like Kuala Lumpur”

Kadhirgama festival at Shri Kandaswamy Temple, Kuala Lumpur

Kadhirgama festival at Shri Kandaswamy Temple, Kuala Lumpur

This post is from last year, republished it. The festival is going on now, people interested do stop by this temple. We visit this temple very often, probably once every week – this Shri Kandaswamy temple which is located on Jalan Scott, Kuala Lumpur (Brickfields) is run by Malaysian Tamils of Sri Lankan origin. I … Continue reading “Kadhirgama festival at Shri Kandaswamy Temple, Kuala Lumpur”

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Travel Guide – Activities That Might Interest You

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Travel Guide – Activities That Might Interest You

This is one post that I have been requested for, I don’t know how many times, I lost count. So finally I have decided to put it in writing to help people who are visiting Malaysia. If you have all the time, you can spend it in Malaysia. But if you are the typical tourist with … Continue reading “Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Travel Guide – Activities That Might Interest You”

Royal FLORIA at Anjung Floria, PutraJaya

The Annual Royal Flower Show is currently underway in PutraJaya at Anjung Floria, Precint 4. This show started on May 27th 2016 and will go on until June 4th 2016. After seeing all the adverts and the website, I presumed this will be a very top-class event. I hoped I could get to see a … Continue reading “Royal FLORIA at Anjung Floria, PutraJaya”

Langkawi – Planning an Itinerary

Langkawi – Planning an Itinerary

This was our second trip to Pulau Langkawi or Langkawi Island, the pearl in the state of Kedah. We had been there in Sept 2013, I presume that was the peak season and Feb comes under the off-peak season. I will be comparing both the visits so readers will find it helpful when it comes to planning … Continue reading “Langkawi – Planning an Itinerary”

Final Day at Siem Reap – Artisan d’Angkor

Final Day at Siem Reap – Artisan d’Angkor

Final Day at Siem Reap – what you can do in 2-3 hours After exploring the tranquil Preah Khan, we headed back to the hotel to shower and have a quick breakfast. We were leaving that day and had to pack up everything. We still had about 2.5 hours before we left for the airport … Continue reading “Final Day at Siem Reap – Artisan d’Angkor”

Mystical Angkor: Day 4 – Part 1 – Sunrise at Angkor Wat & Exploring Preah Khan

It was late night on the 19th and we were still toying with the idea of catching the sunrise at Angkor Wat, but with S, we were not sure how to manage. Finally it was decided we will leave the hotel at 5 in the morning in the tuk tuk we had arranged from the … Continue reading “Mystical Angkor: Day 4 – Part 1 – Sunrise at Angkor Wat & Exploring Preah Khan”

Mystical Angkor: Day 3 – Trip to Phnom Kulen (1000 shivalingas + waterfall)

We decided to continue with Mr Minnear, our travel guide for the temples on his second day, to a place around 55- 60 km outside of Siem Reap. It was a mountain called Phnom Kulen or Kulen mountain, in the Phnom Kulen National Park. As usual, we had a heavy breakfast and started the tour at … Continue reading “Mystical Angkor: Day 3 – Trip to Phnom Kulen (1000 shivalingas + waterfall)”