Tag Archives: trip to Malaysia

Make sure you holiday in Malaysia during Diwali

Anyone contemplating a holiday in Malaysia should try and time it for during the colourful Hindu Diwali festival. In a country that is praised for its diversity and tolerance and respect for other religions, Diwali is celebrated by people of … Continue reading

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Experience the delight of the Moon Cake Festival in Malaysia

If you holiday in Malaysia during the Mooncake Festival, you will be privy to a special time dedicated to traditional celebrations of unity. Also known as the Lantern Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival, it is always celebrated on 15th day of … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s Rich History Shines at Merdeka Square

An historic landmark signifying Malaysia’s independence as a nation after 150 years of British rule, Merdeka Square is an interesting place to visit if you travel to Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia has a rich history and taking time to learn about … Continue reading

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Malaysia celebrates Hindu festival Thaipusam

One of the most photographed and a dramatic religious festival in Malaysia is the colorful Hindu Thaipusam festival. Held during January or February, this is the perfect time to holiday in Malaysia and soak up the atmosphere of this exciting … Continue reading

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Indulging in multicultural potpourri of Malaysian Asam Laksa

The Peranakan or Baba-Nyonya – descendents of 15th and 16th century Chinese immigrants to the Malay Peninsula – are known for their unique culture, which merges elements of Chinese and Malay customs. While many aspects of Peranakan culture are disappearing … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Explodes in a Riot of Color in Malaysia

With roughly 30 percent of Malaysia’s population being Chinese, it comes as no surprise that one of the most important multi-racial festivals celebrated in Malaysia in Chinese New Year. Celebrated on the first day of the Chinese Lunar Calendar in … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Flavor Explosion with Malaysian Satay

Anyone planning a visit to Malaysia will enjoy a culinary journey like no other where a melting pot of cultures including Malay, Chinese and Indian fuse together to create a mouth-watering gourmet treat. Of particular Malaysian cuisine infamy is the … Continue reading

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