ipoh

Cititel Express Ipoh: New Budget Hotel Offers Free Shuttle to Tourist Spots!

Posted on May 12, 2016

Ipoh’s newest budget hotel, Cititel Express Ipoh, is all about delivering “smart, clean and simple accommodation,” according to its brand promise. Having stayed here recently, I think they deliver just that – plus a few more perks. Sure, there are some drawbacks like smallish rooms and limited parking space, but overall I think it’s the best-value place to stay in Perak’s capital. The brand new hotel boasts 210 modern, functional, comfortable and reasonably priced accommodation which cater to both businessRead More

Perak, Malaysia: Heritage Tour of Ipoh [SP]

Posted on December 3, 2013

Ipoh – a city where heritage meets the hills. View from Perak Tong Cave Temple. The capital of the state of Perak, Ipoh – just two and half hours by bus north of Kuala Lumpur – started out as a small town at the highest navigable point of the Kinta River in the 1820s. It later grew in prominence at the turn of the 20th century when more British tin-mining companies were set up near the city, surpassing the popularRead More

Perak, Malaysia: Lost World of Tambun Theme Park, Hotel & Spa [SP]

Posted on December 2, 2013

Jumping off the 65-foot high platform of the Needle of Tambun! Whether it’s relaxation, excitement or thrill, there’s something for everyone at Lost World of Tambun, an integrated resort located at Ipoh in Perak, Malaysia. Designed like a lost civilization (something like Egypt meets the Mayans), the scenic resort combines a theme park, hotel and hot springs resort, all cradled within the Jurassic karst mountains of the tin mining valley. Watch the daily tiger feeding shows at Tiger Valley  UponRead More