Tag: Malaysia

Travel

Why Melaka is fascinating

  And now my post is on the IndiBlogger Home page ! In 2014 I won a contest organised by Blogadda and Tourism Malaysia. It was an all expenses paid trip to Malaysia. I am reproducing once more, my blog post on Melaka, one of the most fascinating cities I’ve visited. I have always beenĀ  …

FOOD, Travel

Malaysian Chocolate Magic

A visit to the Chocolate Boutique in Jalan Ampang is a must for every chocoholic visiting Kuala Lumpur

Travel

Not just an ordinary tin pot

During my recent trip to Malaysia we visited the Royal Selangor Pewter factory. It was not always Royal Selangor but started out as an ordinary cottage industry and has now grown into the largest pewter factory in the world. I have several pieces of pewter (dusty beer mugs, some salt cellars and candelabra) which were …

Travel

Thrills and chills with a Bond called James in Kuala Lumpur

The name’s Bond, James Bond This is the classic introduction of James Bond, Royal Navy Commander, a fictional secret service agent  created by Ian Fleming in the early 50’s. Many of us have grown up with films of this dashing, spymaster as he fought the cold war with gadgets and gizmos and a dash of …

Travel

MUD from Mud and a song and dance in between

MUD – a musical – the story of Kuala Lumpur  Panggung Bangaraya During my recent visit to Malayasia, the day would begin sunny and clear and by mid day, it would get really hot. So when Jeevan got us into the van after our lunch at the Olive Tree ( which by the way is …