The 72 hours Hen’s Night In Bangkok – Top 10 Things To Do!

The travel destination was all set for the ultimate hen’s night. Out of many cities in Southeast Asia, Bangkok was ‘THE’ destination, handpicked by the bride herself. The icing on the cake? Well, imagine four bridesmaids from different corners of Continue reading The 72 hours Hen’s Night In Bangkok – Top 10 Things To Do!

Nasi Lemak – A South East Asian Delight

I remember as a child, my father used to drive us every weekend to another town 30 to 40 kilometres away just to treat us to a special nasi lemak lunch. This memory has been ingrained in my mind since Continue reading Nasi Lemak – A South East Asian Delight

Sara Cortez And Her Music Affair: An Untold Story

It was 3 o’clock in the afternoon. I was heading to the tea point at work when I heard someone humming a very melodious tune. You see, I am not very much into music, but this particular tune caught my Continue reading Sara Cortez And Her Music Affair: An Untold Story

Plastic Is Our Undying Obsession, What Can We Do About It?

Seedy Zero Waste Store

It’s no secret that humanity has a passion for plastics in everyday life. However, did you know that plastic has become a common condiment in your daily meals? In fact, the World Economic Forum states that we ingest about a Continue reading Plastic Is Our Undying Obsession, What Can We Do About It?

Overcoming Anxiety When You Feel Overwhelmed With Life

It has been some time ago, but there was a point in my life, where I felt extremely troubled by all the little things. I realised that my brain was overworking, so to speak, and I found myself overthinking every Continue reading Overcoming Anxiety When You Feel Overwhelmed With Life

The Aesthetic Generation – Why Is Smiling Important?

Before the advent of social media, we only know of celebrities and politicians setting societal trends. But as we advance into year 2020, we now have a new generation creating waves. Introducing Generation Z whose influence in the digital world Continue reading The Aesthetic Generation – Why Is Smiling Important?

Pisang Goreng: Nostalgic Flavours Revisited

Slivers of pisang goreng deep fried in a wok at a roadside stall

It never gets old. There’s just something sentimental, and magical, about the nostalgic flavours of pisang goreng. These morsels of crispy delights, lovingly dipped in batter, and deep fried. Sometimes twice. Perhaps it’s the heady aroma of caramelised bananas. The Continue reading Pisang Goreng: Nostalgic Flavours Revisited

Shelter Dogs Only Want Some Compassion And Love

Humanity and compassion are two traits that humans have in them to show and practise towards all living beings. These include animals, like cats and dogs, for which humans are capable of reaching into the recesses of their own nature Continue reading Shelter Dogs Only Want Some Compassion And Love

Stingless Bee Honey – The Natural Superfood From Sarawak

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A new year resolution of mine, which I am sure many would share, is to be more health conscious. I have been going to the gym regularly for the past year, but still find myself often getting sick. I started Continue reading Stingless Bee Honey – The Natural Superfood From Sarawak

Swimming Coach Mentors His Way To The Top

Peh Gin Hai, ex swimming instructor, now handles human capital for ACMF. Here he handles leadership training for instructors at D Swim Academy

PEH Gin Hai has built a personal brand and a measure of success that no one can deny. For years, he used his passion for swimming to teach hundreds of children and develop Malaysia’s best swimmers. These skills were what Continue reading Swimming Coach Mentors His Way To The Top

Public School Vs Private School Vs Home School (Part 1 Of 2)

Oxford University

There’s been a lot of recent discussions about private schools. More and more parents have been sending their children to private schools! “Should I let my child study in a private school? Will my child lose out if he or Continue reading Public School Vs Private School Vs Home School (Part 1 Of 2)

Food In Malaysia: A Foreigner’s Perspective

Malaysia has some of the best food from the world over. The country is a tourist hotspot for a reason. The food here is worth the airfare. As a Bangladeshi man living in Malaysia, I have a unique perspective on Continue reading Food In Malaysia: A Foreigner’s Perspective

Going To My First Ever Facial Appointment

Woman having a facial

Growing up, it is a girl’s instinct to obsess over skincare and beauty. It’s a popular topic of conversation among girls as well. Most of my friends have been getting facials regularly ever since they can afford to. But I Continue reading Going To My First Ever Facial Appointment

Renting Versus Buying Culture — Are You Game?

Love online shopping? You might want to reconsider. In the wide commercial world, consumers usually opt for the optimal choice to obtain the best value for their money. Hence, which way of acquiring goods will offer you better value: buying Continue reading Renting Versus Buying Culture — Are You Game?

5 Ways Chinese New Year Brings Family And Friends Together

Chinese lanterns

What’s not to like about homecoming for Chinese New Year celebration? Generational gaps and long-distance relationships are irrelevant as family members from various places return to their hometowns for the Spring Festival. In Malaysia, Chinese New Year is one of Continue reading 5 Ways Chinese New Year Brings Family And Friends Together

Combination Skin: What To Look For In Skincare?

A row of skincare

If you are a skincare newbie, you might feel a little overwhelmed at the store trying to choose skincare that best suits you. To get you started, here is a quick crash-course on what combination skin is. What Is Combination Continue reading Combination Skin: What To Look For In Skincare?

Refurbished Laptops: Are They Reliable?

defective laptop

I had to replace my laptop recently. So I looked for one in downtown Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital city. I found a shop where I thought that gave me a good bargain on refurbished laptops. The laptop only cost Continue reading Refurbished Laptops: Are They Reliable?

Retirement Is Here And Now, Are You Ready For It?

The famed year of 2020 is just around the corner. Malaysians of middle age and older would have the year 2020 ingrained into their heads as it was repeated like a mantra all over the media many decades ago and Continue reading Retirement Is Here And Now, Are You Ready For It?

Mount Kilimanjaro: The Whiskey Route (Part 2)

Out of the many places I’ve been, Africa is the one continent I have yet to set foot on. I was in a deep sleep when I heard a gentle ping in the aeroplane. “We will be landing shortly at Continue reading Mount Kilimanjaro: The Whiskey Route (Part 2)

The Lost Culture Of The Beautiful Kebaya

My fascination with the Kebaya started since I was a little child. I remember turning on the television in the evenings, just to watch a Singaporean drama series titled ‘The Little Nyonya‘. The story was about a Peranakan family in Continue reading The Lost Culture Of The Beautiful Kebaya

The Prudent Smile – Making A Wise Choice

We’ve been on the receiving end of unethical business practice at some point in our lives. Try as we may, there is just no way to completely dodge this bullet. As long as there is profit, greed will always be Continue reading The Prudent Smile – Making A Wise Choice

Music Learning Myths That Every Beginner Should Know

When it comes to learning music, there are many rumours and myths that a newbie might come across. Many have some truth to them, but the rest can be classified as urban legends. Myths perpetuated by a system to gate-keep Continue reading Music Learning Myths That Every Beginner Should Know

Differing From The Norm: A Photo Booth Service

Only three more weeks to go before Christmas but the Christmas mood had yet to set in for me. However, my Aunt Amanda had decided to host an early Christmas party to celebrate the occasion with her friends and family. Continue reading Differing From The Norm: A Photo Booth Service

Glamping 101: The New Trend In Holiday-Making

Since I was young, I was always captivated by travelling. I wanted to see and experience all that the world had to offer. I had adventurous dreams about visiting the wonders of the world, experiencing new cultures, new languages, new Continue reading Glamping 101: The New Trend In Holiday-Making

Confessions Of A Cheapoholic: The Dirty Smile Exposé

Let’s be honest, we are all guilty of being a ‘cheapoholic’ not just once but many times in our life. We go wild whenever there is a sale, and we start searching for the best price for a certain prized Continue reading Confessions Of A Cheapoholic: The Dirty Smile Exposé