The streets of George Town, Penang in Malaysia form a collection of open windows and doorways, each one issuing a cool, dark invitation for passers-by to peer in and seek respite from the tropical heat. Once across the threshold, a different world is revealed, giving onlookers the last glimpses of disappearing lifestyles.
Fresh from hosting City Time Traveller, a 12-part architectural travel series that recently aired on Channel NewsAsia, award-winning Singapore-based eco architect Jason Pomeroy shares with travel 3Sixty° the inspiration behind his love of design, his favourite project and what cities may look like in the future.
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Kelantan, dubbed “the Cradle of Malay Culture”, is a trove of Malay heritage treasures. Get to know various offerings of the state with our list to get you started on your next Culture Vulture destination.
By: Ari Fajar
As the Lunar New Year approaches, we sometimes forget the true meaning behind the joyous celebrations amidst the loud fireworks, chitter-chatter of relatives and noisy clanking of dinner cutleries. Ellyse Ng takes a step back to see what the night before Chinese New Year truly means.
By: Ellyse Ng
Beyond beautiful sarong kebaya and colourful shophouses, the Peranakan heritage is the unseen thread that binds Southeast Asian nations together. We asked our writer Ari about his fascination with the subject and he shared what he discovered on his travels around the region.
Words by Ari Fajar
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