Malacca, Malaysia – East Meets West

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Rate our ReviewsIn southeast Asia, there is one place to see a generous mixture of cultures. I went to Malacca and indulged in the old and new, where East meets West. I found myself delving into the beauty of this Malaysian city, which lives a soulful mixture of Arabic, Portuguese, Dutch, British, Chinese and Indian […]

Pulau Payar, Malaysia – Coral and Questions of Conservation

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Rate our ReviewsThirty kilometres south of the popular beach destination of Langkawi, is tiny Pulau Payar, a protected marine reserve that’s home to many kinds of sea life that you can’t find anywhere else in coastal Malaysia.  It’s uninhabited, and amenities and accommodations are minimal.  Your only option to stay overnight is to camp, and […]

Malaysia, Redang Island – A Time Capsule.

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Rate our ReviewsIt was a very hot summer afternoon in Paris. Vacation had just begun and many were heading towards the Mediterranean beaches. My grand  nieces who had won prizes in their class art competition, about nature, showed me the pictures that they had drawn. One pictured a hammock with their ends tied to two trees, […]

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia…….. The Forest Research institute

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Rate our ReviewsKuala Lumpur Malaysia……The tourist talk of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, center around its airports, trains, the twin towers, sky scrapers, shopping Malls, Chinatown, the Indian market, the food courts, the Hop on Hop off bus, the touch and go travel card and many more attractions.

Lion Dance at Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

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Rate our ReviewsI was walking along the busy street of Bukit Bintang ,when I heard the sound of bangs and clangs. I headed towards the sound hoping to witness a Lion Dance. I was right, the troupe was in front of a business establishment, poised and ready not just to entertain but to bring good luck. […]