• South Korea’s new super trains may be more convenient than domestic air travel

    On a small peninsula just over 100,000 square kilometers in area, Korea’s vastly extensive railways have made domestic flying a virtually unnecessary expense and hassle. Since 2005, the country’s railways have been dominated by Korail, which has been running competition-free over the past decade. However, all that is set...
  • ‘Star Wars’ fans get early Christmas gift with ‘Rogue One’

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, fans had to wait years between “Star Wars” movies — but the space saga is back with the most hotly-anticipated spin-off in cinema history. Just 12 months after “The Force Awakens” shattered numerous box office records, Lucasfilm is unleashing...
  • 6 Scenic spots in Malaysia every Instagrammer should visit

    Fancy yourself a professional Instagrammer with a penchant for posting three, four, ten images a day of everything that goes on around you? Then you’re probably the type to visually document your holidays or your road trips. When it comes to unforgettable scenic places, Southeast Asia takes the cake....
  • Urban forest

    The KL Forest Eco-Park, the only virgin tropical rain forest left in KL, offers a respite from the city’s hustle and bustle, writes Laveda Charles. A NATURAL forest is like a drop of fresh air in a concrete jungle. Surrounded by high-rise buildings in Kuala Lumpur city centre, KL...
  • 5 budget family-friendly adventures you won’t regret embarking on

    1. Go For A Short Trip Nearby A holiday overseas doesn’t always have to cost you an arm or a leg if you’re willing to compromise and work within a smaller budget. Opt for affordable getaways near Singapore if you want to bring your family overseas without breaking the...
  • 7 Reasons Ipoh Makes A Great Weekend Getaway

    I’m not sure about you but when friends ask where am I heading to on a holiday, the answer “Malaysia” seems to be really anti-climatic. This is probably because Malaysia is our nearest neighbour, hence visiting it is never really considered “a holiday”. Little would you expect that some...
  • Malaysia named Asia’s leading destination at travel awards

    Queenstown, New Zealand and Malaysia emerged the big winners at the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia over the weekend, after being crowned the leading destinations in their respective regions. Industry leaders gathered at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Vietnam to recognize the best in Asian travel...
  • Wizardry of “Fantastic Beasts” tops N. American box office

    The movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” — another foray into the world of wizardry from “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling — topped North American box offices in its debut as it took in $75 million, an industry group said Sunday. Based on a book Rowling wrote...
  • Rafflesia blooms, attracting hundreds of visitors

    LUNDU: The Gunung Gading National Park here has been swarmed by nearly 200 visitors since Friday due to its main attraction, the Rafflesia flower from the Rafflesia Tuan Mudae species, having bloomed. The world’s largest flower started to bloom Thursday (the first day of the blooming process which normally...
  • Look out! Dinosaurs are coming to the Singapore Zoo and River Safari this December

    SINGAPORE – Parents, your kids are going to love this. There are dinosaurs on the loose at Mandai, and they are not at Jurassic Park, but Zoo-rassic Park – the dinosaur-themed event at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari. From Nov 26 to Dec 18, guests will be greeted...
  • Top Five Best Surfing Spots In Southeast Asia

    Aching for the sound of crashing waves, the salty smell of the sea, and the feeling of the tropical sun kissing your skin? Well, Southeast Asia has some of the best remedies for your beach cravings. Check out our list of the top five surfers’ Southeast Asian paradise destinations....
  • Sabah Tropical Tree Over 90m High Is Tallest In The World

    Borneo is the only tropical land where tigers, rhinos, orangutans, and elephants live together and recent discovery has shown that it is also home to the world’s tallest tropical tree! The tree – which belongs in the Shorea Genus class – is located in a protected forest reserve in...