Kuala Lumpur

Royal Selangor Visitor Centre: Discovering Malaysia’s Pewtersmithing Heritage

Posted on May 10, 2018

Before the Kuala Lumpur, Lah! media tour, I had little knowledge about what pewter really is, how it is made, and its importance in the history of Malaysia. So I was in for a treat when we dropped by the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, established by the world’s foremost pewtersmithing company that was founded as far back as 1885 by Yong Koon, a young Chinese immigrant from the port town of Shantou. He joined his two brothers who worked asRead More

Bike with Elena: Discover Kuala Lumpur’s Hidden Heritage On A Guided Bicycle Tour

Posted on May 5, 2018

Just when you think you’ve seen all that Kuala Lumpur has to offer, local tour operator Bike with Elena offers an eye-opening bicycle tour of the Malaysian capital’s hidden heritage – some of them vanishing as urban development quickly transforms the cityscape. The following day after checking in at the all-new Hilton Garden Inn along Chow Kit Road, our media group bussed to the KL City Gallery at Merdeka Square to meet up with tour guide Elena Mei Yun andRead More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Thrilling City Views from the Skybox of KL Tower

Posted on July 26, 2016

City viewing at Kuala Lumpur takes a hair-raising upgrade at the Skybox, the newest attraction at KL Tower (Menara Kuala Lumpur).  Launched only last May in conjunction of the 20th anniversary of the tower, the Skybox was built to as an exciting addition for visitors to the Sky Deck, which offers 360-degree views of the city. KL Tower, after all, is the world’s seventh tallest telecommunications tower, and one of the best places to see the entire metropolis – including the iconicRead More

PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur: Business Meets Leisure at Bukit Bintang

Posted on June 2, 2016

Located at the lively shopping and entertainment district of Bukit Bintang, you’re right where the action is when you stay at PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur. One can also reach the rest of the city via monorail with the Bukit Bintang station only a five-minute walk away. It’s all about staying in plush comfort and style, while still connecting with the pulse and culture of the city.  This polished and elegant five-star hotel with 426 rooms exudes an understated atmosphere of sophistication that appealsRead More

Celebrating the Colors of Malaysia at Citrawarna @ Kuala Lumpur 2015

Posted on December 19, 2015

Our Eat Travel Write Kuala Lumpur whole-day affair last October 17 culminated with the colorful extravaganza of Citrawarna @ Kuala Lumpur 2015, a grand cultural festival held annually at Dataran Merdeka at the heart of Kuala Lumpur since 1999. Departing from last year’s street parade format, this year’s celebration was set on a large stage in the middle of the square. The entire production comprised of more than 600 dancers from the different ethnicities in Malaysia. Built around the theme of “Culture, Nature and Future”, theRead More

Kuala Lumpur: Food Tripping at the KL Food Truck Feast

Posted on December 18, 2015

The best thing I discovered during the one-day Eat Travel Write Kuala Lumpur tour was the Kuala Lumpur Food Truck Feast, which is held every first and third weekend of the month at Dataran Merdeka. The event brings together the best food trucks in the city. There were around 20 food trucks every other weekend, including popular ones like Little Fat Duck, Big Hug Burger, Guac!, Teazer, FoodyTruck, Cowboys, Lokka Cafe and Cafe On The Go. During my visit, a lot of people patronized theRead More