Travel Stories

A Visit To The Istana Alam Shah I have personally have always been fascinated with royalty, both local and foreign and naturally from ancient times, and I have always loved visiting castles and palaces.. after all there is something just so majestic, yet so romantic about it… though maybe not all histories of the castles or palaces are really… (more)

7 Waterfalls in Selangor That Travellers Must Experience Despite the modernization and development of Selangor, the state is lucky to have been bestowed with various natural resources such as tropical rainforests and waterfalls that have become a gem to Selangor, thus, making it a tourist attraction. To ensure the preservation of these natural resources for social and economic growth, the utilization of the waterfalls need to be planned and managed. Hence, visitors will definitely be able to appreciate the beauty… (more)

The Magical Sky Mirror, Kuala Selangor Since some time last year, lots of friends had been flooding my wall with this very spectacular, mirror reflection in the sea. It brought out the curiosity in me and intrigued my travel bug and feet to make my way there… (more)

Day Trip: Top 7 Things To Do In Sekinchan Not too far from Kuala Lumpur lies a quaint fishing village called Sekinchan, located in the Sabak Bernam district, Selangor. As it’s about a one and a half to a two hour drive (depending on traffic), it’s an ideal day trip for a quick weekend getaway without the hassle of packing an overnight bag…. (more)

6 Breathtaking Natural Gems to See in Kuala Selangor Kuala Selangor is a district in the northwestern part of Selangor, well off the beaten tourist path. Characterized largely by flatlands with a few hills to the east and a large coastline to the west, the district still maintains a traditional kampung atmosphere, with paddy fields and fishing villages dominating…. (more)

Lost Village of Malaysia’s Ancient Tribe With a smile that could brighten anyone’s day, Ribi welcomed us into her simple and humble home. Her belongings are arranged neatly by her mattress, on the floor of the first room. The other room is the kitchen, with a wood-burning stove tucked in the…. (more)

How Klang Made Me Fall in Love with Malaysia Again I was born in Klang and was told that my family lived here till I was around two. My grandmother lived here for more than a decade. My mother also spent her teenage years here, completing her secondary schooling at the famous all-girls school, SMK Convent…. (more)

Unexplored Selangor: 10 Things to Do in Batang Kali Most people would not have heard about the sleepy town of Batang Kali. Locals may have seen it marked on a signboard, along the route to Genting Highlands. Some have heard of the 1948 Batang Kali Massacre, where 24 innocent villagers were killed by Scots Guards during…. (more)

11 Food in Sungai Lima and Pulau Ketam You Better Not Leave Without Trying Even a small villages like Sungai Lima and Pulau Ketam has their own lip-smacking array of food. Here’s a glimpse into the food scene in these neighbouring fishing villages, and some food you definitely should not leave without trying…. (more)

3 Reasons We Love Selangor Selangor is a great state to explore, with many hidden gems. We don’t always get the luxury of long weekends in KL, so when we do, we waste no time calling fellow monkey and adventurer extraordinaire… (more)

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Selangor Beaches : Bagan Lalang, Batu Laut and Morib Bagan Lalang Beach is probably the best beach along the southwest coastline of Selangor state and one of the closest beaches to Kuala Lumpur, being located only about 25 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur… (more)

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Top Selangor Attraction I have compiled this list of my favourite Top Selangor Attractions based on my travels and family outings over the past 3 years or so. Selangor, or Selangor Darul Ehsan to give it its formal… (more)

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Mah Meri Tribe and Seafood I’m really not a morning person. I woke up early on Sunday for reasons, it could be to jog, shop, swim, wedding or other activities. But last Sunday.. (more)

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Enjoyable trip @ Sg Lepoh Waterfall Our trail crosses durian orchards. It’s durian season. We can smell the durian along our trail. Besides the durian, beautiful ginger plant can be seen at both side of our trail. When we entered the jungle… (more)

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Sekeping Serendah Retreat I’m going to be your Canine Swimming Instructor (CSI) and I’ll share with you some canine swimming tips from a dog’s perspective, not the typical instructions by the hoomans for the hoomans one find aplenty everywhere. Who’s swimming anyways, us or the hoomans, duh! (more)

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A Day Out in Pulau Ketam A friend and professional photographer David Chua organized a day trip to Pulau Ketam (loosely translated to English as Crab Island), a place not too far from Klang. The intended participants were mainly… (more)

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Deep Sea Fishing and The Lighthouse The boatman and his son would take us to the light house. When we asked him how far is it to the light house, he didn’t know in kilometres. He said… (more)

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Gunung Nuang Jungle Trekking I do not even know where I was going and not knowing any of her friends whose were elder than me many years. So, I kept telling my friends that I will be going to an unknown jungle in Selangor and should they not see me online on that particular night, please do help me call the POLICE… (more)

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There Is Something About Broga Hill That Makes You Want To Return It was adventurous morning all right when we missed a few turns along the way. But my little group was able to get there in the nick of time to join the rest for the ascent up the hill.. (more)