Month: November 2014

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 …

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My Malyasian Sky

Last week I was travelling in Malaysia and would like to share a picture of the scene outside my hotel window. Yes you guessed right! It was a view of the much photographed Petronas Towers but like all iconic buildings, the first reaction when you see it is WOW! I even went up to the …

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On Being Grateful

Thank you for the world so sweet, Thank you for the food we eat. Thank you for the birds that sing, Thank you God for everything. child’s mealtime blessing This small prayer that we were taught to say every day before opening our lunch boxes at school reminded us that we should take a moment …

Travel

Shopping in Malaysia – Not all about the Mall

CENTRAL MARKET For those of you who think that shopping in Malaysia is all about the Mall, well, it’s not all about the mall. Our local guide informed us that there are normal markets like the kind we find in India – bazaars where we actually get fresh fruit and vegetable sold by individual vendors …

Travel

1MALAYSIAYES with Nessun Dorma and Man Kidal

This strange sounding title actually means Zandra Rhodes watching the Dep Toursim Chairman ONE MALAYSIA YEAR END SALE Indeed on the 15th of November, the Year End Sales were launched at a mega function and mini ramp show coinciding with the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Show weekend. Stores all over Malaysia will be offering discounts and …

LIFESTYLE, Travel

Malaysian Interlude – Shop till you drop

The Petronas Towers within touching distance from my room! Since shopping was the main item on our agenda, we were thrown into it almost from the start. Our guide Jeevan helped us with a smooth check-in at the Renaissance Hotel on Jalan Ampang, an oldish hotel but with five star rating nonetheless, chosen for its location …