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[ 16 Apr 2012 | No Comment ]
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Islam is a major religion whose contributions in shaping our modern society cannot be underestimated. Contrary to the opinion that Islam is incompatible with the Western world, a simple search over the internet will quickly reveal examples of achievements made by Islamic scholars that have helped advance human (including Western) culture; notably in areas such as arts, architecture, chemistry, and medicine.

Trying to learn more about these achievements ‘in person’, however, may not be so simple. At least not for the casual traveller. Few places in the world maintain a good …

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[ 2 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments ]
Tune Hotel - Downtown KL

By now, everyone would have gotten a taste, or at least heard, of the budget airline concept. Popularized by big names such as Easyjet and Air Asia, the novel idea of paying a basic fare for no-frills service, with options for added luxuries available at additional costs, is rapidly growing into a mainstream mode of air travel.

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[ 23 Aug 2011 | No Comment ]
Kuala Lumpur cityscape

Coinciding with the closure of the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, the crew took the opportunity to take one last train ride out for a short trip to peninsular Malaysia. We picked Kuala Lumpur as our destination. It is the largest city in Malaysia, a shopper’s and foodie’s paradise, as well as the heart of Malaysia’s cultural melting pot.