The policeman with a turban looked left and right whilst his hands reached out to grab the fire hose on his left, and the shotgun on his right – a scene not unusual in Penang. It’s a wire sculpture, one amongst many other street art pieces that have brought tourists from all over the world to George Town’s flourishing art scene.
A good day starts with a good cup of coffee, don’t you agree? Imagine waking up in a strange country and being served the local specialty with a fine aroma, distinctive taste, and one-of-a-kind “kick”. Let us count down the top six destinations that are worth flying to if you looove coffee like we do!
By: Irvin Hanni
When in Kuala Lumpur, leave your inhibitions behind and escape the mid-day heat in the heart of Chinatown. Strip down to basics and chill under the shade of five-foot walkways and delightful cafés that popped up in the past few years.
Words and Photography: Abby Yao
“Where else can we go besides the usual hangouts here in KL?” I’ve been asked this question many times by my foreign friends each time they visit Malaysia. Being a city girl with a passion for coffee and all things sweet, my response? The cafés, of course!
Words by: Shafiqah Shafie
Dodging over two million motorbikes zipping across Vietnam’s largest city may be a pedestrian’s ultimate challenge, but the nimble traveller can navigate historic District 1 and parts of District 3 with relative ease. Put on your sandals, look both ways before crossing the street, keep your wits about you, and explore Ho Chi Minh City on foot with confidence with our two-day (mostly) walking guide.
Words & Photography: Abby Yao
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