Tag Archives: Petaling Jaya

10 Malaysian Sweets & Desserts You Should Try

Sugar, spice and everything nice! The sweetmeats and desserts of Malaysia, also known as kuih-muih or manisan locally, cater to the craziest taste buds in Asia, hence they are absolutely unique. Malaysians are extremely thrifty, yet have high expectations of their desserts. Through this almost impossible-to-meet criteria, we have seen a unique craftsmanship that has resulted… Read More »

Vintage and second-hand shopping in Kuala Lumpur

Grab your shovel and pick and let the treasure hunting begin. Even if it’s not as well-known for its second-hand shopping, Kuala Lumpur is a gem for vintage lovers. Check out these top picks for haute couture discoveries, thrift and bundle shops, clothing and furniture.   Filling the wardrobe Established in the late 1980’s, Buntil… Read More »

A budget guide to travelling Malaysia

By Lloyd Green Okay, if you’re coming to Malaysia to spend two weeks in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and the Perhentian Islands, you’re probably not going to do it on the cheap. But there’s also plenty of people who pass through Malaysia on their way north from Singapore en route to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.… Read More »

My Malaysia

By Lloyd Green I sit here on the plane leaving Malaysia after eight months. An experience quite unlike any I have ever encountered. Malaysia is a country where the more you invest, the more you get out of it. You could be forgiven for thinking Malaysia is embodied by KL’s global reputation — its bright… Read More »

Things To Do At Night In KL

By Lloyd Green Lost at what to do at night in Kuala Lumpur? Never fear, we have all your answers. Open Mic Nights Live Music KL’s live music scene has it all, and now with the emergence of conceptualised musician-friendly venues, the depth of KL’s talent pool is booming. For a chilled-out evening, check out… Read More »