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The states Perak, Kedah & Perlis in Northern Malaysia

Introduction to North Malaysia: Northern Soul

By: Melissa Lin The Northern region of Malaysia comprises of the states Perak, Kedah and Perlis. Perhaps the best known spots of the North are the oft visited islands...

Peninsular Malaysia

Introduction to the Eastcoast of Malaysia: In the Belly of the East

By: Melissa Lin The East coast of Peninsular, made up of Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu has some of Malaysia’s most unspoilt islands, and is a favorite spot for...

Sarawak map

Introduction to Sarawak: the Land of the Hornbills

By: Melissa Lin Sarawak, one of the two Malaysian states (the other one being Sabah) that lie on the island of Borneo, is a land steeped in rich culture and...

South Malaysia

Introduction to Southern Malaysia: Southern Charm & Hidden Gems

By: Melissa Lin The Southern part of West coast of peninsular Malaysia is composed of the states Negeri Sembilan, Melaka and Johor. The Straits of Melaka coastlines...

Sepet Malaysian cinema

Malaysian Cinema, a Brief Overview & a Personal Top 10

By: Melissa Lin Remembering our roots Film making in Malaysia can be traced back to the 1930’s. The first production, Leila Majnun, is a well known Persian love...

The “Malaysia my second home program:” Making Expats Feel at Home

By: Melissa Lin Marylise Racine is the owner of the Tall Trees Gardens in Port Dickson. The TTG is a cozy and laid back space that combines a cafe serving drinks and...

Julya Oui, writer of Bedtime stories from the Dead of the Night

Interview with Julya Oui, Author of Bedtime stories from the Dead of the Night

By: Melissa Lin Julya Oui loves a good story, and writes to appease her imagination and reaffirm her sanity. She loves dreaming up things and making them come alive...

Port Dickson seaview, By: Sham Hardy

Destination Port Dickson, Malaysia’s Seaside Retreat

By: Melissa Lin Port Dickson is a favored seaside retreat for many Malaysians, located in the district Negeri Sembilan, 90 kilometers south of Kuala Lumpur. It takes...

First Malaysian International Salon of Photography Organised by: Photographic Society of Malaysia

Capturing Perception, Through the Lens of Photography in Malaysia

By: Melissa Lin Through the lens of photography we realize and capture our histories and stories. Where words fail, images help us to understand ourselves and each...

Big chain Borders closed down after 13 years in business in Singapore, By: Geoff Woodhead

In Between Singapore’s Big Chains and Big Brands: An Interview with Deyana Goh of GOHD Books

Running an independent small business is a lot of work. It's also annoying in a place like Singapore, where people are so obsessed with brands and big chains. Small...