Things to Do in Sarawak
"Do you guys have internet?"
"Are the roads like.. straight over there?"
"You don’t really live in treehouses...right?"
These are the sort of questions I get whenever I visit another state and introduce myself as a
Best Shopping Spots in Bangkok
Bangkok has earned a reputation as the shoppers' haven, and rightfully so. It is a shopping paradise. But with that paradise comes chaos - a beautiful type of chaos, but a chaos nonetheless. With the endless se
50 Best Local Bangkok Food
After several solo trips to Bangkok, the TSL team decided to fly over together with one mission in mind. To create the greatest guide to Bangkok food the world has ever seen. As a team of 4, we went on to eat
Chiang Mai - The “New City”
One can call me a city girl. The exciting bustle of a concrete jungle, sophisticated buildings, and how the city goes up in lights once night falls - I love it all. But one place is about to shake things up.
Best Halal Eateries In Malaysia
Halal food is abundant in Malaysia since our country is dominated by Muslims. Unfortunately, there's a disappointing lack of quality, making the foodie's quest for good halal food challenging and tiresome. Whi
Mount Iou - "Naked Mountain" in local Ainu lingo. It's an active volcano 510m tall. At the lower regions, crevices spew sulphur crystals. It smells like a huge group of people passing wind at the same time here.
About Okinawa, Japan
I've never been to Japan, so when the Okinawa prefecture invited us to visit, I replied with a resounding yes! We spent five fun-filled days in Okinawa, coming back happy, well-fed, and inspired to keep travelling and se
About Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the state of Sabah in East Malaysia, is home to a plethora of flora and fauna and is renowned for being a nature lover’s haven. The mountain ranges in the background wherever you go are a sig
Melaka, or Malacca as it is more commonly known, was once the heart of a bustling trading route. Hailed as a UNESCO World Heritage City in 2008, Melaka’s vibrant past and multi-cultural influences have all been preserved in th
Some of my fondest memories from childhood involved taking bus trips with my family to Genting Highlands. The waking up early to getting to Golden Mile Complex to catch the bus before dawn had broken. The sleep we had to catch up o
Things To Do In Bali
Before I visited Bali, I thought that all there was to do in Bali was go to the beach, and I'd ignorantly think to myself, "Whatever, I can just go to Sentosa." And to past me, I say, "You have no idea what you're talking...
Escape the crowds!
With locations like Krabi and Boracay increasingly drawing in the tourist dollars, it’s hard to find a secluded location for a vacation nowadays. Most popular destinations are overcrowded with people, and nobody wants to jostle for space on a crowded beach - there are far better things...
Local Malaysian snacks
As Malaysians, we are always willing to go the distance when it comes to food. Be it rain or shine, you will always spot eager foodies roaming around every day of the week just to get their hands on their favourite meals or snacks.
It could be...
Ipoh's hipster cafe scene
Ipoh may not be the first place on our minds when we think of visiting cafes, but you’ll be surprised at how hipster the town has become of late! Weekends are always meant for brunch and quality time in a snug and comforting ambience, and...
The Ultimate Guide to Cafes in Bali
Bali - land of pristine beaches, expansive paddy fields and glorious Indonesian food. But when it comes to dining, it turns out Nasi Goreng and Babi Guling aren’t the only things you should be tucking into! Don’t get us wrong - these local...
Tastes of Japan in your neighbourhood
Everybody loves a good bowl of ramen - warm, comforting and soothing to the soul, ramen is a dish made for cold nights and broken hearts.
If you’re ever wondering where you can find ramen in Kuala Lumpur that reminds you of the narrow...
The harbour city in bloom
Oh, glorious spring! The beautiful time of year when the sun’s rays are warm, the birds sing, and flowers bloom in gardens across Sydney.
If you’re craving for the perfect springtime experience, it doesn’t get any better than in Sydney. Waltz under a...
Food Tour Malaysia
It’s no secret that Malaysia is one of THE places to go for good food, but for most travellers, some of the best bites can remain elusive. It may be a case of getting lost on your conquest (no thanks to our befuddling roads), or not getting...
Travelling on a Budget
SourceUnlike their depictions in pop culture, hostels aren't always creepy and dingy. In fact, many of our best memories were created during our stays in hostels. For us, a hostel was more than a place for sleeping or mugging - it's where we formed new friendships...
The quintessential Korean cuisine
The K-Pop wave has certainly made its way to our shores but there’s one other part of Korean culture that resonates deeply with us Malaysians, namely because it is one that’s quintessentially after our own hearts, i.e. FOOD. More specifically, along with the rise of the...