Tag: Travel and Tourism


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 been  …


Dubai's hidden gem

The historic district of Dubai is a delight!


A Room with a View

Today’s prompt takes me back to my secondary school days when in our graduating year we had to study E.M. Forster’s novel with the same name. I remember it being an interesting book with shades of romance, tinged with history, exposing of the shallow mores of Edwardian society in Forster’s inimitable biting prose. I can still …

FOOD, Travel

Malaysian Chocolate Magic

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


Skies from Putrajaya

Putrajaya ,  the administrative capital of Kuala Lumpur  25 Km south of Kuala Lumpur is  made out of a former Palm Oil plantation. A complete city with its own man made lake, schools, hotels, commercial space and of course residential areas, is meant only for the civil servants who run Malaysia. It is easily accessible by …


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 …