Although only 6 per cent of Malaysians practice Hinduism, its presence can be felt throughout the country. This is the story of a first encounter with a religion that is followed by almost a billion people worldwide.
There’s a lot of pointless viral media out there, and a disproportionate amount seems to revolve around cats. But there’s one image that you really should see; it will very likely change the way you perceive our planet.
Last weekend we visited the 2013 Andong International Maskdance festival, a brilliant display of color, movement, and sound. The festival continues until this Sunday.
I have a confession to make, and I’m pretty sure it makes me a terrible person. While exploring Kuala Lumpur, I stumbled upon an outdoor Chinese restaurant that served up pigeon, and I ate it just before going to a bird park.
Going to Malaysia wasn’t a priority when I first came to Asia, but I was sorely mistaken in my assumption. Kuala Lumpur, the capital, was a visit-by-circumstance that turned out to be far more than I had expected. Here’s why the city should be on your next Asian travel itinerary.
Travel is an expensive hobby. For anyone considering a long-term trek across Asia, hosteling is almost a financial necessity. But for those who are on shorter journeys or are hotel-inclined, it’s time that you considered the alternative. You’re missing out on a lot.