The Sanskrit word maya may mean illusion but rest assured, there’s nothing illusory about the cool comfort of Maya Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. With the glittering Petronas Twin Towers on one side and Kuala Lumpur Tower on the other, this is arguably the best seat in town to ogle the towers that have defined KL’s skyline.
Words: R. Rajendra
Interest aroused by strains of jazz music, the gentle clinking of glasses and whispers of conversations coming from The Lobby Lounge, the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur’s elegant dining room-cum-lounge, I peeked in to find well-shod ladies and gentlemen at tables laden with Sunday lunch and bottles of Laurent-Perrier champagne.
Words: Chitra Santhinathan
How exactly do you make pewter, the fourth most precious metal in the world after platinum, gold, and silver? In search for the answer, I headed over the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a fun day of learning and trying my hand at making my very own pewter accessory!
By: Irvin Hanni
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As a young girl, I’d passed the old Majestic Hotel countless times and imagined what it must’ve been like in its heyday, the era of swing music, fedoras and white dinner jackets. This white Art Deco building had been the place to be and be seen back in the 30s and even right up till the 70s, before its lustre began to dim, and it was surpassed by newer hotels, and later, converted into an art gallery in the 80s.
Words: Beverly Rodrigues
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
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