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Beef Rendang

Ramadan Recipes: Beef Rendang

By: Melissa Lin Beef Rendang is a dish that is usually served during Malay celebrations and weddings. It is also eaten traditionally during the holy fasting month...

Dusun

Finding Art in Malaysia

One of my favourite ways to peer into the heart of a country is by getting to know it through the eye of its artists. Through the visual arts I learn by feeling and...

Dressed for Idul Fitri, By: Syazana Nur

Ramadhan & Idul Fitri

By: Syazana Nur Ramadhan is not only a community binding ritual, it is also a personal journey. In this article Syazana from Malaysia shares her childhood memories...

Sultan Zainal Abidin Mosque, Kuala Terengganu

Parts of a Whole: Malaysia as an Islamic State

By: Melissa Lin Malaysia is one of the few examples of an Islamic state fused with a modern capitalist system. To discuss the role that Islam plays in Malaysia, and...

Rusila Beach, Terengganu Malaysia

Introduction to Malaysia

By: Melissa Lin One of the most well known and celebrated facts about Malaysia is it's multiculturalism. Chinese, Indian, Malay and indigenous cultures all...

KTM Station, Kuala Lumpur

Introduction to Kuala Lumpur

By: Melissa Lin Kuala Lumpur is a city with a unique character. The architectural styles, food, flavors and people in KL reflect her many different facets and faces....

Johor Baru

Introduction to Johor Bahru, Malaysia

By: Melissa Lin Johor Bahru, capital of Johor in the South of West Malaysia, is the second most densly populated city after Kuala Lumpur. The gateway to Singapore,...

A depiction of a Toyol

Get rich quickly in Malaysia with a Toyol!

By: Diana van Oort During lunch at work we share stories about our cultures. Ghost stories were the most recent topic. Many ghost stories revolve around the Japanese...

Kampung Cempaka near KL, By: Diana van Oort

Village of a thousand homes, Kampung Cempaka near Kuala Lumpur

By: Diana van Oort It’s not easy for my taxi driver to find Kampung Cempaka, even with my map and the directions of numerous people. Driving through spaghetti type...

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A Malaysian Christmas Spread: Green Apple Chutney

By: Erna Dyanty Ready for some Christmas feeling? Latitudes gives you the best tips for your holidays cooking, Christmas presents and trips! Every year in December, the...