Happy Thaipusam !

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If you’ve ever heard of the Batu Caves, then you will know that it is famous for a couple of things.. Monkeys, Limestone outcrop, 272 steps to a temple cave, a Golden statue of Lord Shiva’s son, Muruga, and finally the location where the festival of Thaipusam is celebrated. This famous Hindu festival in Malaysia […]

Happy New Year – on the 1st Day of 2014

Wishing all our readers, a fantastic New Year.. Good Health, Good Home and Good Friendships… may God Bless you with all these and more – here’s to many good things for 2014! And also, wishing everyone, a happy-go-lucky, new year.. may you always find the humor in every circumstance, no matter what life dishes out […]

Wine, Dine & Party your way, into the New Year with Hilton KL

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Christmas and New Year, is the best time of the year, ever. It’s when everything boring (like work) winds down, and everything exciting like the merrymaking & feasting, starts to crank up (yay!). Well folks, Hilton Kuala Lumpur is a great place to party or even have a spot of Staycation, if you find yourself […]

Petronas Deepavali Webisodes – The true meaning of Deepavali

On the morning of Deepavali, Hindus will have a traditional oil bath. For most Hindu’s the significance of an oil bath on Deepavali day is sacred, and it represents the cleansing of one’s body and soul. Gingelly oil, is placed on top of the head, then slowly rubbed on the face, the body and limbs. […]

Petronas Deepavali Webisodes .. Cultures & Traditions

On the Eve of Deepavali people decorate their houses and workplaces and make traditional Kolam ‘Rangoli’ motifs on the entrance, to welcome Goddess Lakshmi. Lamps and candles are lit throughout the night. This leg of the journey, on the Petronas Deepavali Webisodes, brings us to a house in Seremban, the lovely home of Helen aka […]

Petronas Deepavali Webisodes – Behind The Scene Filming

Some of you might have noticed via our Facebook and Instagram feeds that we were up in Penang, for the behind the scenes filming on the Petronas Deepavali Webisodes. That’s right, Petronas has created a series of 4 webisodes which will go on air on their official YouTube channel from 12th of November onwards. Hosted […]

Reminiscing Ramadan

The fasting period for Muslims worldwide has just begun. And Ramadan or Ramadhan as it is known to all Muslims, lasts 29 to 30 days. It is a period where Muslims refrain from consuming food and drinks during daylight hours, swearing, smoking, and even engaging in sexual relations. Malaysian Bazaar.. what a great vibe..  Fasting during […]

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel

“I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them […]

Selamat Hari Raya to All our Friends!

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Wishing all our Muslim friends and readers.. a safe journey home..   and.. Selamat Hari Raya!

Mad about Mooncakes @ Toh Yuen, PJ Hilton

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One of the nicest places to go for mooncakes, or to buy some home for a party is at, or from, Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant of Hilton Petaling Jaya. Their new range of snow skin flavoured mooncakes are to die for. If you are a fan, you should check out their snowskin selections and premium […]

Mooncake Festival @ Intercontinental KL

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The Mooncake festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th moon, of the Chinese Lunar Calendar every year. Moon gazing is not unique to Malaysia nor to just the Chinese. The Japanese also indulge in moon gazing in a festival known as the Tsukimi, but they enjoy eating rice dumplings rather than the mooncake. […]