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A Pit Stop for Motorsports Fans

Motorsports fans can now make a pit stop for some rest and relaxation at Hype Motorsports Hotel Nilai, the first ever motorsports hotel concept in the world!

The hotel is located merely 15 minutes away from Malaysia’s heart of racing, the Sepang International Circuit and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), providing easy access for guests who are always on the go.

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It has 75 motorsports-themed bedrooms for you to choose from, each complete with motorsports-inspired décor. Some rooms are themed around legends like Michael Schumacher and Valentino Rossi – so if you’re a die-hard fan of these racing celebrities, you can enjoy a good slumber with them in these rooms.

Unique interior decoration such as a mirror made of motorcycle tyres and a bucket seat chair — usually found in sport cars — at the desk in your hotel room are some of the thoughtful touches that pander to your love for racing!

And keeping the motorsport theme in mind, the hotel gives you access to motorsports satellite channels on your television so you wouldn’t miss any racing action from around the world.

For a small hotel, it does well in providing some nice standard facilities usually found in bigger properties – you’ll find an outdoor garden bar and a wading pool on the rooftop, perfect for private parties or those of you who are looking to drink in the sights of the beautiful sky. They’ll even throw in a free bike or car wash for some lucky guests!

At the Paddock Club, guests can enjoy delicious food cooked up by the hotel’s excellent chef. And not to worry, the café can be converted into an entertainment outlet if you are looking to hang out with your friends and family.

Motorsports fans can browse through the Motorsports Showroom near the lobby lounge to get a look at a selection of superbikes from some of the most recognisable brands in the industry. There is even the Pit Stop, a merchandise outlet where guests can pick up some basic riding and driving gears along with other motorsports-related souvenirs.

Though Hype Motorsports Hotel Nilai is technically located in Negeri Sembilan, it’s still well-connected to the heart of Kuala Lumpur city via the well-paved highways. Those into shopping can drive down to Mitsui Outlet Park and Nilai 3 – where you can get branded goods at the former and wholesale items at the latter. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport and sister KLIA2 for low-cost carrier flights, are also nearby. In fact, Putrajaya the administrative capital of Malaysia is merely a 20-minute drive away, where you can admire the beautiful architecture of government buildings and bridges, take in the greenery of the various parks, enjoy a spot of birdwatching at its wetlands, or simply reflect by the lakeside.

For more information, please visit www.hypenilai.com

 

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Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson: A Uniquely Iconic Resort

Lexis Hibiscus is the leading and largest resort in Port Dickson and one of the famous icons in Malaysia, providing the finest in accommodation, dining and meeting in Negeri Sembilan. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every guestroom is equipped with a private dip pool and steam room. It also reinforces Port Dickson as a major tourism destination in the state.

Working hand in hand with the government, it is committed towards promoting tourism in Port Dickson, which continues to see a healthy demand for upscale accommodation from discerning travellers, covering business and leisure segments from both locally and abroad.

With plenty of job opportunities being offered to the locals, the resort has contributed positively towards the state’s tourism industry. As of to date, the properties within Lexis Hotel Group have attracted more than 3.6 million tourists from across 126 countries, comprising 50% of overseas guests from its guest portfolio. It has also brought in tourism dollars to the state. The Resort’s encouraging occupancy and guest portfolio is fuelled by demand from FITs, tour series, corporate and MICE (Meetings, Events, Conventions and Exhibitions).

   

Located about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and nestled along Pasir Panjang beach, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson sprawls into the Straits of Malacca and resembles the national flower of Malaysia. The 5-star resort is managed by Lexis Hotel Group, winner of Brandlaureate SMEs Best Brands Awards 2016 – 2017 (Hospitality) and Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards – 2017.

The iconic Resort is the proud record holder of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort” and “The most overwater villas in single resort”. These results were verified on 14 October 2016. Apart from winning the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 for the Luxury Water Villa Resort (category – Southeast Asia), it is also the recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveller’s Choice Award as well as Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence 2017.

Each of its 639 pool villas is spacious, tastefully decorated and comes with its own private dip pool and steam room for luxury and privacy. 522 villas are situated on waters while 122 villas are located on the tower block. Many of these villas offer spectacular views of the open sea.

  

  

Complementing the villas are a selection of exciting dining and entertainment options, offering local and regional tastes as well as international cuisine. There is Roselle Coffee House for all day dining and Umi Japanese Restaurant offering cuisine inspired from the Land of the Rising Sun. Guests who yearn for a gastronomic experience will appreciate Wave Dining, located at Lighthouse Club and provide guests a panoramic view of the Resort.

  

Lexis Hibiscus’ range of function spaces are specially tailored for MICE needs. The Hibiscus Grand Ballroom is the only banquet hall in Port Dickson with ceiling height of more than seven meters, creating a dramatic setting for various events, with seating capacity up to 700 persons. The resort has the expertise and privilege of hosting international MICE event with participants from over 40 countries.

A diverse choice of recreational activities is available at Lexis Hibiscus. Lex Spa offers an escape from the city’s hectic pace to an oasis of tranquillity with the various treatments offered. Kidz World is the ideal place for the young ones to while their time away while budding singers will have an enjoyable time at Starz Karaoke.

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson holds the distinction as the first five-star resort of its kind in Malaysia to build its own heliport for added travel convenience and service for its esteemed guests. Guests can satiate their whim for a helicopter joyride along the beach and its surrounding areas.

  

For some fun under the sun, there is a range of beach and water activities such as jet ski, watercraft, banana boat and kayak, all focused around the tallest seawater fountain in Malaysia at 400 feet. Additionally there are also cruise rides and fish feeding. The beach is also an excellent venue for teambuilding while the Hibiscus Walk provides guests a sampling of the many popular Malaysian cuisines, all under one roof.

For more information on the Resort, please visit www.lexishibiscuspd.com or www.lexis.my

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Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson: A Uniquely Iconic Resort

Lexis Hibiscus is the leading and largest resort in Port Dickson and one of the famous icons in Malaysia, providing the finest in accommodation, dining and meeting in Negeri Sembilan. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every guestroom is equipped with a private dip pool and steam room. It also reinforces Port Dickson as a major tourism destination in the state.

Working hand in hand with the government, it is committed towards promoting tourism in Port Dickson, which continues to see a healthy demand for upscale accommodation from discerning travellers, covering business and leisure segments from both locally and abroad.

With plenty of job opportunities being offered to the locals, the resort has contributed positively towards the state’s tourism industry. As of to date, the properties within Lexis Hotel Group have attracted more than 3.6 million tourists from across 126 countries, comprising 50% of overseas guests from its guest portfolio. It has also brought in tourism dollars to the state. The Resort’s encouraging occupancy and guest portfolio is fuelled by demand from FITs, tour series, corporate and MICE (Meetings, Events, Conventions and Exhibitions).

   

Located about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and nestled along Pasir Panjang beach, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson sprawls into the Straits of Malacca and resembles the national flower of Malaysia. The 5-star resort is managed by Lexis Hotel Group, winner of Brandlaureate SMEs Best Brands Awards 2016 – 2017 (Hospitality) and Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards – 2017.

The iconic Resort is the proud record holder of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort” and “The most overwater villas in single resort”. These results were verified on 14 October 2016. Apart from winning the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 for the Luxury Water Villa Resort (category – Southeast Asia), it is also the recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveller’s Choice Award as well as Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence 2017.

Each of its 639 pool villas is spacious, tastefully decorated and comes with its own private dip pool and steam room for luxury and privacy. 522 villas are situated on waters while 122 villas are located on the tower block. Many of these villas offer spectacular views of the open sea.

  

  

Complementing the villas are a selection of exciting dining and entertainment options, offering local and regional tastes as well as international cuisine. There is Roselle Coffee House for all day dining and Umi Japanese Restaurant offering cuisine inspired from the Land of the Rising Sun. Guests who yearn for a gastronomic experience will appreciate Wave Dining, located at Lighthouse Club and provide guests a panoramic view of the Resort.

  

Lexis Hibiscus’ range of function spaces are specially tailored for MICE needs. The Hibiscus Grand Ballroom is the only banquet hall in Port Dickson with ceiling height of more than seven meters, creating a dramatic setting for various events, with seating capacity up to 700 persons. The resort has the expertise and privilege of hosting international MICE event with participants from over 40 countries.

A diverse choice of recreational activities is available at Lexis Hibiscus. Lex Spa offers an escape from the city’s hectic pace to an oasis of tranquillity with the various treatments offered. Kidz World is the ideal place for the young ones to while their time away while budding singers will have an enjoyable time at Starz Karaoke.

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson holds the distinction as the first five-star resort of its kind in Malaysia to build its own heliport for added travel convenience and service for its esteemed guests. Guests can satiate their whim for a helicopter joyride along the beach and its surrounding areas.

  

For some fun under the sun, there is a range of beach and water activities such as jet ski, watercraft, banana boat and kayak, all focused around the tallest seawater fountain in Malaysia at 400 feet. Additionally there are also cruise rides and fish feeding. The beach is also an excellent venue for teambuilding while the Hibiscus Walk provides guests a sampling of the many popular Malaysian cuisines, all under one roof.

For more information on the Resort, please visit www.lexishibiscuspd.com or www.lexis.my

A Fruity Combination

A Fruity Combination

By: Fatini Idris

 Malaysian food is awesome. Ask anyone and they would determine that a flavours and colours of a cuisine is roughly forlorn to any other cuisines in a world. There are a lot of singular qualities about a dishes, generally given that we live in a multicultural society. Our use of spices, nonetheless not peculiar when compared to other Asian countries, does have some particular disproportion due to a approach we brew them together.

And it’s not only a spices that creates us different. Malay dishes for example, loves regulating fruits in their delectable gulai, or gravy, that goes ideally together with plain rice. It competence be an peculiar thought to some, generally if you’re not local. You competence wonder, how does that even work? But it does. It so deliciously does.

Pajeri nenas

 

Take pajeri nanas (pineapple curry), for example. The fruit is not only used to element a spices –  a pineapple is indeed a categorical star of a dish.  Pajeri has a sweet, tawny and somewhat sours ambience offset with a slight shade of sourness from a pineapple, that what creates this plate unique. To make a curry, a mix of mixture including onions, uninformed turmeric, chilies and vessel roasted coriander are blended together with thick pap of developed pineapple. Cook it until it thickened and supplement coconut divert with small bit of salt to get a tawny taste. The outcome is simply divine.

Asam Mackerel Fish with Small Carambola
How about a Peranakan delicacy, gulai asam? Usually prepared with fish such as mackerel, belimbing buluh or bilimbi are infrequently combined to supplement a small additional green flog to a dish. As for a other ingredients, a credentials depends heavily on a use of kaffir orange leaves and other uninformed spices such as galangal ginger, ginger buds or bunga kantan and Vietnamese coriander to work adult a aromatics. The cooking routine involves shower a pap of a tamarind extract and chili until it is soothing and afterwards squeezing out a extract for cooking a fish. Once done, you’ll finish adult with a plate that is green and spicy, perfectly blended together.

Kurau Salty Fish with Jackfruit Gulai

 

Another plate done additional juicy with a further of a fruit is gulai nangka ikan masin kurau, or pickled kurau fish and jackfruit gravy. Originating from Negeri Sembilan, a plate is customarily yellowish-brown in colour due to a sautéed and browned spices that forms a base, and a further of belligerent turmeric. The jackfruit adds to a hardness and essence of a gulai, and during a same time cuts off a small bit of a saltiness from a fish. And given that it is a Negeri Sembilan dish, it is customarily spicy, though so really yummy.

Patin in Tempoyak Sauce

 

And we can't speak about fruits in delectable dishes but articulate about sambal tempoyak. Tempoyak is fermented durian, so distinct uninformed ones that are honeyed and creamy, tempoyak is sharp and has a green ambience to it. The distillation routine takes between 3 to 5 days, and once ready, it can be eaten underdone as an accompaniment to a common nasi and lauk meal, or used as an part to several kinds of dishes. One of them is gulai tempoyak ikan patin, or patin fish in tempoyak gravy.  This is a renouned plate in Pahang, where a multiple of tempoyak, chillies, turmeric, and lemongrass, among others, make for a rich, and juicy plate that can be enjoyed during lunch or dinner.

 

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Awan Mulan, Negeri Sembilan

Lately, many of a immature operative adults demeanour for places to relax and take a finish mangle from their bland life over a weekend.

Awan Mulan is a collection of tiny homes in a hills located in Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan that is an ideal getaway from a bustling Kuala Lumpur with usually 2-3 hours’ expostulate away. The government over during Awan Mulan is unequivocally fit and would surprise many progressing on a required procedures before one heads over to Awan Mulan.

(a) Read a map given. According to a manager during Awan Mulan, these homes mount removed on a bank where GPS would destroy to beam anyone there.

(b) Contact a manager when one reaches a hit point, that is a Chinese school. This is for a manager to beam people on a roads heading ascending as good as to conduct down to clear a categorical gate. The roads heading ascending is utterly slight and one competence have to give approach to a automobile from a conflicting direction.

Awan means ‘cloud’ in Bahasa Melayu. And it’s no consternation a place is famous as Awan Mulan since a windows of a bedroom have already suggested a overwhelming perspective of forests and open skies. How good would it be if one could arise adult to this perspective each day? But, complacency is short-lived. Besides, a outrageous patio by a kitchen could accommodate a hammock where one could distortion on it during night staring into a sky blanketed with stars. However, be prepared for a area’s occupant; bizarre insects and mosquitoes. Rest assured, as a kitchen has butterfly coils where one can illuminated them adult and beds with nets if one prefers not to nap with insects. Quick to notice a perplexing pattern of these homes where a unchanging potion panes on windows are transposed with embellished concrete play creation fate no longer required and also some-more fit in withstanding a rain. One residence with 10 beds is homogeneous to RM2000+, though it would be during a cheaper rate depending on a series of pax.

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The categorical activities would be to relax by a pool that overlooks a jungle, famous as a jungle pool where one can locate a morning during around 6 to 7am in a morning as good as a nightfall pool for a nightfall during 7pm. If that’s not enough, a pools do not enclose chlorine though quite salt and a H2O is being pumped down from one of a waterfalls during a hilltops. Besides a pool, one can take a wander around a place where many of a guest would have a go during a fruits that were planted there, such as mangosteens, rambutans, cikus and even durians.

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When it comes to dinner, it is unequivocally a home divided from home knowledge where all from toiletries to kitchen utensils is finished available. Steamboat pots, barbeque pits and even colourless are all supposing though with usually one condition, remember to purify adult a disaster when we are finished with enjoying all these privileges.

It is totally a singular knowledge where a organisation of 22 of us unequivocally enjoyed a trip. The organizer for this outing will be formulation a outing to this place again someday in November. Definitely value going!

About a author: Onn May Ling lives in Petaling Jaya and is now new to essay on places she has visited. Her seductiveness is on reading, essay on Science subjects and eating.

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